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[ LIVE EVENT ] Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Republican Primary

posted on April 22, 2014 01:56 PM

[ LIVE EVENT ] Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Republican Primary Play Video Iowa Public Television will hold a U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The 90-minute Iowa Press Debate will begin at 7 p.m. in front of a live audience at IPTV’s Maytag Auditorium in Johnston. The following candidates for Iowa’s open Senate seat will be participating in Thursday’s debate: Sam Clovis (R-Hinton), Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak), Mark Jacobs (R-West Des Moines), Scott Schaben (R-Ames) and Matt Whitaker (R-Clive). Dean Borg, host of Iowa Press, Iowa Public Television’s weekly public affairs...

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The Future of Casino Gambling in Iowa

posted on April 18, 2014 05:10 PM

The Future of Casino Gambling in Iowa Play Video Brian Ohorilko, Administrator of the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission; Jeff Lamberti, Chairman of the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission; and Ernie Goss, Creighton University Economist & Co-Author of “Governing Fortune: Casino Gambling in America” are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They... Watch Full Episode

Casinos: Lambert says Cedar Rapids casino would have destabilized the industry

posted on April 18, 2014 02:49 PM

Casinos: Lambert says Cedar Rapids casino would have destabilized the industry Play Video Jeff Lambert, chair of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, says he and other commissioners are cautious about allowing competing casinos to come in too close to existing casinos. He says Iowa has had a stable gaming industry, and he voted against a proposed Cedar Rapids casino because it... Watch Story

Casinos: Iowa's gaming industry is designed to protect existing facilities

posted on April 18, 2014 02:48 PM

Casinos: Iowa's gaming industry is designed to protect existing facilities Play Video Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Chairman Jeff Lamberti says the commission encourages and requires gambling facilities to be top-notch. He says that means competition is a big factor in deciding whether or not a new facility would be a benefit or if it would have a negative impact on other... Watch Story

Casinos: Goss says any new Iowa casino will cannibalize existing casinos

posted on April 18, 2014 02:46 PM

Casinos: Goss says any new Iowa casino will cannibalize existing casinos Play Video Economist Ernie Goss says the casino industry is very competitive, with newer facilities competing against older facilities and luring away customers. He also points out that casinos in interior locations within Iowa generally don't draw as many out-of-state gamblers as border town casinos. Watch Story

Casinos: Lamberti says commission neutral right now on Greene County casino

posted on April 18, 2014 02:44 PM

Casinos: Lamberti says commission neutral right now on Greene County casino Play Video Jeff Lamberti, chair of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, says a proposed Greene County casino is not an apples-to-apples comparison with the Cedar Rapids casino proposal that the commission voted down at its April meeting. Lamberti says Greene County's location and smaller casino size... Watch Story

Reporters Roundtable

posted on April 11, 2014 04:07 PM

Reporters Roundtable Play Video Iowa Press moderator Dean Borg leads a roundtable discussion about Iowa politics. Borg is joined by Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, Kathie Obradovich, political columnist of The Des Moines Register, Clay Masters, Morning Edition Host for Iowa Public Radio, and Mike Wiser,... Watch Full Episode

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

posted on April 4, 2014 03:25 PM

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack Play Video USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses the latest concerns in rural America as well as political issues surrounding the 2014 elections. Joining Vilsack at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and... Watch Full Episode

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