Kathie Obradovich

Kathie Obradovich

Kathie Obradovich is an editor with the Iowa Capital Dispatch and has been covering Iowa government and politics for more than 30 years.

Iowa Capitol special session.

Iowa lawmakers pass legislation to outlaw most abortions after 6 weeks

By: and - July 12, 2023

The Republican-controlled Iowa legislature, in a daylong special legislative session, passed legislation late Tuesday to outlaw most abortions in Iowa after six weeks of gestation. The House adjourned just after 9 p.m. Tuesday after sending House File 732 to the Senate with a vote of 56-34. Rep. Zach Dieken, R-Granville, and Rep. Mark Cisneros, R-Muscatine, […]