Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller

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Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has joined forty-three other attorneys general in a lawsuit that alleges twenty of the country’s largest generic drug makers have conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate drug prices.

Miller says the suit argues that company executives worked together informally to increase prices up to one thousand percent for more than 100 different types of drugs.

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Just a huge range of drugs affecting people who have diabetes, cancer, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, HIV, ADHD, and others.

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Chinese officials today announced tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods in retaliation for the U.S. decision to hike duties on Chinese goods.  The US and China have struggled to sign a trade deal and end a widening trade war.  

Iowa’s 4thdistrict congressman Steve King says he is disappointed that the US and China couldn’t reach a deal.  King says supports President Trump’s efforts to equalized trade with China, but he is concerned about the effects on farmers.

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Republican lawmakers in Iowa want to limit the powers of the state's attorney general, citing frustration that the Democrat joined lawsuits opposing the actions of President Donald Trump.

Attorney General Tom Miller joined six lawsuits in 2018 that aimed to obstruct Trump's policies, which included separating families of immigrants on the southern U.S. border and requiring additional citizenship information on the 2020 census.

Governor Kim Reynolds Chooses An Acting Lt. Governor

May 25, 2017

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Iowa has its first female governor.  Former Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds took the oath of office yesterday in the state capitol rotunda in Des Moines.  Former Governor Branstad also resigned and took the oath of office to become the United States Ambassador to the Republic of China.  Today, Officials with Gov. Reynolds told KCCI that the governor will designate an "acting" Lt. Gov. with full scope and title to operate the office but, will not be in line of succession.