Welcome to Iowa Public Television! If you are seeing this message, you are using a browser that does not support web standards. This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device. Read more on our technical tips page.

Iowa Public Television

 

News & Public Affairs: Government: Page 9

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Displaying 121 to 135 of 135 results.

Health Care and Financial Security (#105)

posted on October 19, 2007 at 3:31 PM

Health Care and Financial Security (#105)
Democrat, Republican or Independent, nearly every poll of Americans reveals that the cost and availability of health care are big political issues. So too are other matters of family financial security, like pension viability, or mortgage... 01:28 Read More »

News Analysis: October 18, 2007 (#104)

posted on October 18, 2007 at 1:01 PM

News Analysis: October 18, 2007 (#104)
Tonight’s news analysis comes from “The Des Moines Register” newsroom where producer Sid Sprecher and columnist David Yepsen talked domestic politics. Read More »

News Analysis: October 11, 2007 (#102)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 1:01 PM

Economic opportunity is a hot topic this week. Wind power is fueling not only a boom in energy production but manufacturing in several communities. But other Iowa communities are feeling the emotional, civic, and economic impact of the Iraq war,... Read More »

Local Food Movement (Full Program) (#102)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Local Food Movement (Full Program) (#102)
Full Program: Restaurants, institutions and culinary schools around the state are embracing locally produced foods. What does this mean to producers, consumers and the overall Iowa economy? What role should government and the public play in encouraging this... 27:15 Read More »

Former Iowa Governors Terry Branstad and Tom Vilsack (Full Program) (#105)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Former Iowa Governors Terry Branstad and Tom Vilsack (Full Program) (#105)
Full Program: Having held the state's highest office for a combined 24 years consecutively, Branstad and Vilsack discuss access to quality health care, long-term financial security and where they think the presidential candidates should stand on these... 27:48 Read More »

News Analysis: October 8, 2007 (#101)

posted on October 8, 2007 at 12:00 AM

In the headlines this week: There are worries about the market for Iowa's burgeoning ethanol industry, despite oil being at $80 a barrel; and the president has vetoed expanded funding for the health care of poor children. Dave Pitt of the... Read More »

Marsha K. Ternus, Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice (#111)

posted on May 28, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Marsha K. Ternus, Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice (#111)
Recently named Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, Marsha Ternus is turning her sights on helping an entire justice system reach its highest potential. After almost 170 years, going back to the days when Iowa was a territory, the Chief,... Read More »

Economics of Immigration (#107)

posted on April 19, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Economics of Immigration (#107)
There are currently seven million undocumented workers in the U.S. Their impact is economic, political and cultural. Read More »

Neil Harl on the Economic Impact of Immigration (#107)

posted on April 19, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Neil Harl on the Economic Impact of Immigration (#107)
An extended interview with noted Iowa State University economist Neil Harl on the economic impact of immigration. Read More »

The Legal Immigration Process (#107)

posted on April 19, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Legal Immigration Process (#107)
With the current U.S. unemployment rate at 4.5 percent, a six-year low, the demands on the U.S. labor market far exceed the various quotas allotted for legal immigration. The complaint is that the legal immigration system is unwieldy, expensive,... Read More »

Iowa Legislative History (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

Iowa Legislative History (#105)
Iowa Senate President Jack Kibbie recalls the last time that Democrats held control of both the Iowa legislature and the Governor’s office in 1965. 03:12 Read More »

The Minimum Wage in Iowa (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

The Minimum Wage in Iowa (#105)
There are thousands of Iowans toiling at minimum wage, but even in the state’s poorest reaches, most workers are laboring for more money. 04:10 Read More »

Discussion: Economic Issues & the Iowa Legislature (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

Todd Mundt hosts a discussion with David Yepsen, Lowell Junkins and Chris McGowan on the economic issues facing the Iowa Legislature. Read More »

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)
Much of Iowa's economic optimism is being fueled by an industry that hardly existed a decade ago. Renewable energy is no longer just the darling of granola crunching idealists. It’s become the consort of steely-eyed capitalists. 03:29 Read More »

Discussion: Energy Issues & the Iowa Legislature (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

David Yepsen, Lowell Junkins and Chris McGowan discuss the energy issues facing the Iowa Legislature with host Todd Mundt. Read More »
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Displaying 121 to 135 of 135 results.