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Biotech Businesses in Iowa (Full Program) (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Biotech Businesses in Iowa (Full Program) (#139)
Full Program: Iowa invests millions of dollars to attract biotech businesses in the name of economic development. Just what is biotech and are we getting our money's worth? The Iowa Journal asks these questions and more. 27:46 Read More »

Discussion: Casino's Impact on Economy and Politics in Iowa (#138)

posted on February 15, 2008 at 5:00 PM

Paul Yaeger interviews Wes Ehrecke, President of the Iowa Gaming Association and Jack Ketterer, Administrator for the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. Read More »

Gambling in Iowa (#138)

posted on February 15, 2008 at 4:49 PM

Gambling in Iowa (#138)
Gambling is a big part of the Iowa economy. Revenues since gaming was legalized have topped a billion dollars and continue to climb. Despite the fact that wagering is now tightly woven into the fabric of Iowa life, there are questions about its... 03:53 Read More »

Gambling in Iowa (Full Program) (#138)

posted on February 15, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Gambling in Iowa (Full Program) (#138)
Full Program: A generation ago it would have been hard to imagine Iowa as a gambling Mecca. But today billions are wagered in the state and seemingly every community that doesn’t have a casino, wants one. But is the industry helping the state or just siphoning... 28:46 Read More »

News Analysis: February 8, 2008 (#136)

posted on February 11, 2008 at 8:54 AM

Governor Chet Culver's endorsement of Barack Obama, education spending and concerns with the Iowa economy are topics covered by Dave Pitt of Associated Press. Read More »

Lobbyists' Role in Iowa Politics (#136)

posted on February 8, 2008 at 8:45 AM

Lobbyists' Role in Iowa Politics (#136)
There are some 685 lobbyists registered to lobby the Iowa Legislature. That's 4.5 lobbyists per legislator. We examine the role they play in shaping Iowa policy and legislation. 05:17 Read More »

News Analysis: February 4, 2008 (#135)

posted on February 6, 2008 at 9:27 AM

Todd Mundt and Jeneane Beck Iowa Public Radio News talk about the Iowa Lottery Touch Play settlement and higher state budget projections. Read More »

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)

posted on February 4, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)
Iowa Journal looks at the role of community colleges in the state from education, training and workforce development. 12:28 Read More »

News Analysis: January 28, 2008 (#133)

posted on January 30, 2008 at 10:06 AM

David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses Iowa's economy, the new head of Iowa's Republican party, and proposed changes in the judicial system with host Jeneane Beck. Read More »

News Analysis: January 21, 2008 (#131)

posted on January 22, 2008 at 11:42 AM

David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses issues facing the first week of the Iowa legislative session with host Todd Mundt, including funding for community colleges and the bottle deposit program. Read More »

News Analysis: January 17, 2008 (#130)

posted on January 18, 2008 at 2:14 PM

David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses recent statehouse protests and the controversy surrounding coal plants in Marshalltown and Black Hawk County with host Paul Yeager. Read More »

Student Debt in Iowa (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 11:03 AM

Student Debt in Iowa (#129)
David Miles, president of the Iowa Board of Regents and board member of the Iowa College Student Aid Commission, and Jim Sumner, senior counselor, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid for Grinnell College discuss the financial issues facing... Read More »

The Davenport Promise (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 11:01 AM

The Davenport Promise (#129)
One Iowa community is developing a plan to help pay for student's tuition. It's called the Davenport Promise. Supporters of the plan believe it also offers the city a tool to reverse the out-migration of young families to the suburbs. Longer term... 04:49 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 »
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