• Des Moines City Council's Proposed Rule Changes Would Stifle Public Criticism, Activists Say

    1 month ago - By Who TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Des Moines City Council has faced criticism over previous public comment restraints, and now the council is considering new rules that activists say will even further suppress voices in the community.
    The Des Moines City Council on May 10 will vote on changes to its public speaking rules that will lengthen the time individuals get to speak at meetings but sharply limit the number of people allowed to speak.
    The proposed changes to public speaking rules include the following:
    Move the public speaking section to the end of the agenda Lengthen individual comments to two...
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