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 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 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.