Media Releases & Statements

The ACLU of Iowa has staff in Des Moines to handle inquiries from journalists on issues affecting civil rights and civil liberties in Iowa.

Media inquiries should be sent via email to or contact Communications Director Veronica Fowler at 515-207-0586.

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District Court Approves Agreement In Open Records Lawsuit

Des Moines, Iowa — The Polk County District Court has now approved an agreement between Gov. Kim Reynolds' office and six Iowa journalists and media organizations regarding the Governor declining to produce COVID public records and other information in a timely manner.

June 26, 2023