Rod Roberts

Iowa department redirects funds intended for nursing inspectors

Iowa department redirects funds intended for nursing inspectors

Iowa's Department of Inspections and Appeals, which lobbied for funds to restore 10 nursing home inspectors, has said it will use an awarded $650,000 elsewhere.

Iowa governor eliminates 10 nursing home inspector positions

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) has cut 10 of the state's 38 nursing home inspecting positions. The surveyor group monitors Iowa's 442 nursing homes.

Iowa governor-elect nominates nursing home regulator with ties to industry

Iowa governor-elect nominates nursing home regulator with ties to industry

Iowa Gov.-elect Terry Branstad (R) has nominated Rod Roberts to head Iowa's Department of Inspections. This, despite critics' allegations that Roberts has conflicts of interest, The Des Moines Register reported.