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Day One at the 2008 Iowa Legislature (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 10:55 AM

Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa discusses the first day of the 2008 Iowa legislative session, including balancing the state budget and expectations for Governor Culver's upcoming Condition of the State address. Read More »

Health Insurance Concerns and the Iowa Legislature (#128)

posted on January 11, 2008 at 4:52 PM

Health Insurance Concerns and the Iowa Legislature (#128)
Senator Jack Hatch and John Gilliland, Senior Vice President of Government Relations for the Iowa Association of Business and Industry, discuss health insurance mandates and how they will affect the 2008 Iowa lesgislative session. Read More »

News Analysis: January 10, 2008 (#128)

posted on January 10, 2008 at 8:16 PM

David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses economic issues in the news, including the closing of a plant in Story City and post-holiday receipts for retailers, as well as tax issues facing the Iowa legislature. Read More »

2008 Iowa Legislative Preview (#128)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 3:16 PM

2008 Iowa Legislative Preview (#128)
As the session begins Monday, the legislature faces a fiscal year 2009 budget gap of more than $400 million. Governor Chet Culver has already asked lawmakers and state agencies to hold the line on spending, and he says he does not want to increases... 02:48 Read More »

Monument Tour of the Iowa Capitol (#128)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 11:05 AM

Monument Tour of the Iowa Capitol (#128)
Visitors to the Iowa capitol tend to spend their time under the gold dome taking in the history and architecture of the more than 120 year old building. But there may be just as much Iowa history outdoors on capitol grounds showcasing monuments,... Read More »

News Analysis: January 7, 2008 (#127)

posted on January 7, 2008 at 8:16 PM

Here now to give us her take on the news that lingers after all the candidates have boarded their planes or buses is Jeneane Beck of “Iowa Public Radio” news. Read More »

Extended Discussion: An Outsider's View on the Iowa Caucuses (#126)

posted on January 4, 2008 at 9:28 AM

Extended Discussion: An Outsider's View on the Iowa Caucuses (#126)
The Iowa Journal examines the latest update from the edge of the decision and experiences the campaigns from an outsider’s perspective. Geoff Elliott, reporter for The Australian, and Matt Taibbi, contributing editor for Rolling Stone Magazine,... 06:17 Read More »

An Outsider's View of the Iowa Caucuses (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 10:14 PM

An Outsider's View of the Iowa Caucuses (#126)
To outsiders, political homage to Iowa’s blended fuel may seem curious, but perhaps no more so than its caucus system. Here to share their take on the process are Geoff Elliott, a reporter for "The Australian," a national newspaper comparable... Read More »

Early Iowa Caucus Results (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 9:00 PM

Early Iowa Caucus Results (#126)
Paul Yeager reports the early numbers from the Iowa caucuses on caucus night, January 3, 2008. Read More »

News Analysis: January 3, 2008 (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 8:16 PM

News Analysis: January 3, 2008 (#126)
The 2008 caucus campaigns are easily the most expensive and sophisticated in history. They are also the most covered. By most accounts races in both parties are tight. Kay Henderson is here fresh from the campaign trail with her take on all this. Read More »

The Caucuses Are Upon Us (Full Program) (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

The Caucuses Are Upon Us (Full Program) (#126)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal examines the latest information from the edge of the decision and explores the campaigns from an outsider’s perspective. 27:46 Read More »

Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)
Full Program: When the legislators reconvene in Des Moines next Monday, which will be their most pressing issues? We preview the 2008 session, paying particular attention to small business issues, including affordable health care insurance for employees. 27:15 Read More »

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 11:54 AM

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)
The stature of renewable fuel in Iowa is unmatched anywhere else in America. But as Iowans gather at the caucuses how will the candidates' stances on the issue affect their choices? We examine what some say has been pandering, and others see as... Read More »

News Analysis: December 28, 2007 (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

News Analysis: December 28, 2007 (#124)
Mary Tiffany and Carrie Giddins, communications directors for the Republican and Democratic Parties of Iowa, respectively, discuss alliances and accommodations that spring up across party lines during the Iowa caucuses. Read More »

History of the Iowa Caucus (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

History of the Iowa Caucus (#124)
What's the fuss about the Iowa caucuses? We explore the history, the process and the influence that the Iowa caucus has on the nation's body politic. 06:02 Read More »
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