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Author-Columnist Leonard Pitts Discusses Politics and Civil Rights (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 9:56 AM

Author-Columnist Leonard Pitts Discusses Politics and Civil Rights (#137)
Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. Read More »

News Analysis: February 8, 2008 (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 9:49 AM

News analysis of national presidential campaigns as well as moves at the statehouse to enact a statewide ban on smoking and the implementation of new fees to cover highway construction costs from David Pitt of The Associated Press and Kay... Read More »

Discussion: Campaign Finance and Lobbyists in Iowa Politics (#136)

posted on February 11, 2008 at 10:54 AM

Discussion: Campaign Finance and Lobbyists in Iowa Politics (#136)
With us to discuss the role of lobbyists, ethics and whether there is a need for further reforms are two people who work with these issues on an almost daily basis: Representative Scott Raecker of the House Ethics Committee and Charlie Smithson is... 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 »

The Influence of Lobbyists in Iowa (Full Program) (#136)

posted on February 8, 2008 at 12:00 AM

The Influence of Lobbyists in Iowa (Full Program) (#136)
Full Program: There are 685 individuals registered to lobby at the state legislature. That's 4.5 lobbyists per lawmaker. How much influence they have on the legislative process is discussed with Charlie Smithson, Executive Director and Legal Council for the... 27:45 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 »

News Analysis: January 31, 2008 (#134)

posted on February 4, 2008 at 8:56 AM

Todd Mundt talks to Kay Henderson, News Director of Radio Iowa, about the results of the recent presidential candidate primaries and how they may affect the future of the Iowa caucuses. The two also discuss the status of the farm bill and if the... 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 24, 2008 (#132)

posted on January 30, 2008 at 9:39 AM

Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa discusses financial issues in the Iowa legislature, health care initiatives on the state level, and Ed Fallon's chances in the upcoming senatorial race. 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 »

African Americans in Iowa's Prisons (#131)

posted on January 22, 2008 at 11:42 AM

African Americans in Iowa's Prisons (#131)
Brad Richardson, Director of the DMC Resource Center in Iowa City, and David Goodson, with the Family & Children Council in Waterloo, discuss the causes and potential solutions for the disproportionate number of African Americans in Iowa's prisons. Read More »

Iowa Prison Reform (#130)

posted on January 18, 2008 at 2:22 PM

Iowa Prison Reform (#130)
State Representative Todd Taylor and prison reform advocate Carlos Jayne discuss issues in the Iowa correctional system with host Paul Yeager. 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 »
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