Gov. Reynolds Chest Pain Sends Her to The Hospital, Regents Raise Tution Four Percent, 4:32
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is back at work after a trip to the hospital today. Reynolds experienced chest pain earlier today and out of an abundance of caution went to the emergency room to seek medical care. The governor was seen by a physician.
Her blood tests, chest x-rays, and electrocardiogram (EKG) test were all normal. She has been released from the hospital and is back working at the Capitol.
In-state students at the University of Iowa and Iowa State will be paying nearly four percent more in tuition beginning this fall. The Iowa Board of Regents approved a proposed tuition increase for Iowa's public universities today.
Out-of-state students attending ISU would pay about 5-percent more, and at Iowa, they would pay about one percent more.
Base tuition levels at the University of Northern Iowa remained flat, to help UNI compete for students.
Northwest Iowa elementary schools in the Storm Lake, Kingsley-Pierson, MOC-Floyd Valley districts will receive $50,000 grants to expand computer science instruction for students.
Gov. Kim Reynolds announced six elementary schools will receive the grants to develop innovative computer science instruction, through a joint project of the Iowa Department of Education and the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council.
With the latest six schools announced, 12 have now been selected for the Computer Science is Elementary project. Denison was one of the first six schools selected.