Kim Reynolds

Iowa launches broadband grant program


Gov. Kim Reynolds wanted the three-year program to offer $150 million in grants to ISPs serving rural areas, though lawmakers only plan to offer $100 million.

Iowa Gov. Reynolds names statewide CIO


Annette Dunn, director of the state transportation department's IT division, will be Iowa's next chief information officer, Gov. Kim Reynolds said.

Amazon and Google devices can now look up Iowa government services


Iowa joins a growing list of states seeking new ways to provide information to the public.

Text-to-911 now available across Iowa


The state is close to its goal of 100 percent availability of the service across all counties.

Iowa debuts statewide emergency alert system


The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management unveiled a new statewide emergency alert system earlier this week that can send text and audio messages, along with photos and reference information to state residents in case of an emergency.

Iowa governor wants to make state most connected in Midwest


A new Iowa committee co-chaired by state Chief Information Officer Robert von Wolffradt is tasked with developing a plan to increase broadband technology deployment throughout the state.