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The Fifth Anniversary of the War in Iraq (#144)

posted on March 24, 2008 at 11:08 AM

The Fifth Anniversary of the War in Iraq (#144)
The Iowa Journal examines the economic costs to Iowa of the war in Iraq. 05:19 Read More »

Discussion: The Impact on Iowa of Five Years of the Iraq War (#144)

posted on March 24, 2008 at 10:46 AM

Discussion: The Impact on Iowa of Five Years of the Iraq War  (#144)
The Iowa Journal examines the economic costs to Iowa of the war in Iraq. HOST: Jeneane Beck, PROGRAM GUEST: Rep. McKinley Bailey, D-Webster City 14:03 Read More »

Juvenile Justice in Iowa (Full Program) (#142)

posted on February 29, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Juvenile Justice in Iowa (Full Program) (#142)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at trends in criminal activity in Iowa, and current issues in the Juvenile Justice System. 27:46 Read More »

Iowa's Infrastructure - Planes, Trains and the Internet (#141)

posted on February 26, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa's Infrastructure - Planes, Trains and the Internet (#141)
Is it time for Iowa to begin moving people, commerce and information differently? Is it time to overhaul the state’s infrastructure? The answers to those questions could define the state for the rest of the century. Iowa's Infrastructure is... 05:10 Read More »

Iowa's Infrastructure (Full Program) (#141)

posted on February 26, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa's Infrastructure (Full Program) (#141)
Full Program: Is it time for Iowa to begin moving people, commerce and information differently? Is it time to overhaul the state’s infrastructure? The answers to those questions could define the state for the rest of the century. Iowa's Infrastructure is... 27:46 Read More »

Iowa's Music Industry (Full Program) (#140)

posted on February 21, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa's Music Industry (Full Program) (#140)
Full Program: New technologies may well shift power from music recording "moguls" to the artists, including the Iowa musicians who create what we want to hear. But no one has a clear view of the way to play the future. On the next The Iowa Journal we’ll... 27:45 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 »

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)
Full Program: Featured guest of this program is Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. Mr. Pitt addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. 26:46 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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