DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa state Rep. Greg Forristall has accused a member of a workers rights group of assaulting him at the Capitol. The Republican lawmaker from Macedonia reported the incident yesterday. State Patrol Capt. Mark Logsdon says Iowa CCI member Joe Fagan is charged with simple assault for grabbing Forristall's arm as the group tried to talk to him. The group is pushing to require businesses to tell new hires how much they'll earn and about any paycheck deductions.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Sioux City has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the state Department of Transportation's new rules limiting traffic enforcement cameras. The city argues that the regulations make it impossible for it to use cameras along Interstate 29. Under the new rules, local agencies must show that cameras are targeting "high-crash or high-risk locations" and must justify their renewal every year.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Protesters have disrupted the Iowa Board of Regents meeting to demand an end to a consultant's $2.5 million study of operations at the state's three public universities. Four University of Iowa graduate students interrupted today's board meeting at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City by loudly chanting, "Ditch Deloitte. Stop the audit."
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - Employees at the University of Northern Iowa say they're victims of identity theft following some sort of data breach at the school. Affected employees and others attended a public forum yesterday to discuss the issue. Experts on computer science, tax fraud investigation and information technology served as a panel to answer questions. UNI President Bill Ruud opened the forum with an apology.
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