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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 »

The Role of the Press (Full Program) (#109)

posted on May 21, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Role of the Press (Full Program) (#109)
Full Program: A panel of Iowa journalists and media watchers discuss the responsibility of the press in times of national crisis. 27:38 Read More »

Rep. Steve King and Max Cardenas Discuss Immigration (#107)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Rep. Steve King and Max Cardenas Discuss Immigration (#107)
What is immigration’s real impact on the state? Guests Max Cardenas and U. S. Representative Steve King discuss the issues. 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 »

Immigration in Storm Lake (#107)

posted on April 19, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Immigration in Storm Lake (#107)
Despite the costs of assimilating immigrants, many Iowa communities seem to be not only coping but in fact seem to be prospering. Storm Lake is a case in point. 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 »
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