The Significance Of The Hemp Industry To Iowa Farmers

The Iowa Senate just passed a hemp farming bill for Iowa farmers unanimously. While it’s doubtful the Iowa House will take the bill up without popular support and pressure from the public, the educational opportunities for how low THC hemp products can provide pain relief for Iowa’s farmers abound…while also increasing their profit margins and […]

Carroll Police Breaking Laws To Seize Legal Hemp CBD

Carroll Police Breaking Laws To Seize Legal Hemp CBD  Carrie Bluml has been slandered. Paperwork filed Friday, April 13th in court says she is in the right, and that the town of Carroll has some accounting to do. People in Carroll have been saying Carrie’s shop, Nature Ammil, located at 820 West 8th Street, has been […]

Door-to-Door Meat Sales Company Assures of Changing Its Sales Practices

Rancher’s Pride LLC, a door-to-door meat sales company, has agreed to change its sales practices and pay the state $30,000 in a settlement with Attorney General Tom Miller. The South Dakota-based company allegedly violated Iowa’s Door-to-Door Sales Act, as it could not provide consumers an oral and written notice of their right to cancel their […]

Four Texas Oil and Gas Promoters Ordered to Stop Fraudulent Sales in Iowa

Four Texas oil and gas promoters have been ordered to stop allegedly fraudulent sales of unregistered securities in Iowa. The companies have also been directed to refund $2.1 million to 14 Iowans and legal fees related to charges of unregistered securities and securities fraud. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart has issued a summary order to cease and discontinue to […]

Around Dubuque Announces Online Community

Around Dubuque has launched to help tourists, and residents in Dubuque keep on top of events. “The response to our project and efforts here in the community have been overwhelming in the best of ways,” commented Julio Medina, President and Founder of Around Dubuque Inc. “We are excited for the growth of our project and helping […]

Hearing for Illinois Man Accused of Unethical Practices Scheduled

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart recently announced the hearing schedule for Illinois man accused of Unethical Conduct. The hearing on the denial of Iowa securities licenses and the revocation of insurance licenses for David Gray of East Peoria in Illinois will take place at 9 am on August 28. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart will […]

Economic Impact of Craft Brewing Industry Exceeded 100 Million in Iowa

The economic impact of the craft brewing industry in Iowa surpassed $100 million in 2014 that resulted in creating 1,500 jobs and increasing personal income by nearly $42 million, according to a study report. “The craft beer industry is one of Iowa’s emerging manufacturing segments,” said Megan McKay, a member of the Iowa Wine and […]

Scam Phone Calls to MidAmerican Energy Customers Increases

Scam phone calls to customers of MidAmerican Energy Company have increased recently across Iowa. The company has reported the Iowa Department of Public Safety that they have received such allegations from customers since late May. Customers from the Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Fort Dodge, Iowa City, and Davenport areas have reported regarding the fraudulent calls. […]

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Orders Lake Mills Man to Stop All Sales of Securities

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart ordered Randall A. Finer of Lake Mills on Wednesday to stop all sales of securities and to pay compensation for $614,272 including interests for presenting and issuing unregistered securities. Finer asked for funds from 24 different investors in Iowa and issued several documents to them as promissory notes. These types of […]

Three major Credit Reporting Agencies to Rectify Business Practices Through Agreement

The nation’s three major credit reporting agencies have reached a settlement with 31 state attorneys general to make the correction procedures of credit reports easier and improve customers protections. The $6 million agreement was signed recently between Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and TransUnion LLC, and attorneys general including Attorney General Tom […]