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2012 Episodes

The Future of Gambling in Iowa (December 28, 2012 - #4013)

Jeff Lamberti, chairman of the Iowa State Racing and Gaming Commission, and Wes Ehrecke, Iowa Gaming Association president, discuss the future of... (29:07) Read Transcript

School Safety and Emergency Preparedness (December 21, 2012 - #4012)

Mark Schouten (Iowa Homeland Security Administrator), Tom Downs (Iowa Association of School Boards Executive Director), and Jon Thompson... (28:58) Read Transcript

The Democratic Party in Iowa (December 14, 2012 - #4011)

Brad Anderson, Sue Dvorsky, and Ed Fallon are the guests on this episode of Iowa Press. Anderson was state campaign director for Obama for America... (28:46) Read Transcript

Tom Miller and Matt Schultz (December 7, 2012 - #4010)

Iowa Press discusses state politics and voting initiatives with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz.... (28:46) Read Transcript

Mike Gronstal and Kraig Paulsen (November 30, 2012 - #4009)

State Rep. Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) and State Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) are the guests on this episode of Iowa Press. Paulsen is... (28:47) Read Transcript

Reporters Roundtable (November 23, 2012 - #4008)

Iowa Press features a roundtable discussion with Radio Iowa's Kay Henderson, The Des Moines Register’s Kathie Obradovich, and The Gazette’s James... (28:48) Read Transcript

Republicans Doug Gross, Craig Robinson, and Tamara Scott (November 16, 2012 - #4007)

Doug Gross, Craig Robinson, and Tamara Scott are the guests on this episode Iowa Press. Gross is a former Republican gubernatorial candidate,... (27:45) Read Transcript

Congressman Steve King (November 9, 2012 - #4006)

U.S. Representative Steve King (R-Kiron) was elected to his sixth term in office, representing Iowa’s new 4th Congressional District. He... (28:45) Read Transcript

Reporters Roundtable (October 5, 2012 - #4005)

Iowa Press features a roundtable discussion on the 2012 election cycle with Radio Iowa's Kay Henderson, The Gazette’s James Lynch, and the Des... (28:46) Read Transcript

Judicial Retention (September 28, 2012 - #4004)

Iowa State Bar Association President Cynthia Moser and Bob Vander Plaats, President of The Family Leader discuss the 2012 judicial retention... (28:08) Read Transcript

David Walker & Robert Bixby on the National Debt (September 21, 2012 - #4003)

Former Comptroller of the United States David Walker and Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby discuss possible solutions to issues... (28:45) Read Transcript

Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn on the Death of Ambassador Chris Stevens (September 14, 2012 - #4002)

Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn, former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia and President of the World Food Prize Foundation, discusses the death of... (28:48) Read Transcript

University of Iowa President Sally Mason (September 7, 2012 - #4001)

University of Iowa President Sally Mason, who has led U of I since August 2007, discusses higher education and Regents institutions in Iowa.... (28:47) Read Transcript

The 2012 Drought (July 27, 2012 - #3947)

Economists Dr. Bruce Babcock and Dr. Ernie Goss are the guests this week. Babcock is a Professor of Economics at Iowa State University in Ames,... (28:47) Read Transcript

Organized Labor in Iowa (July 20, 2012 - #3946)

Danny Homan, president of AFSCME Council 61 and AFL-CIO of Iowa President Ken Sagar discuss the state of organized labor in Iowa. Joining... (28:46) Read Transcript

Iowa's Budget (July 13, 2012 - #3945)

State Auditor David Vaudt and State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald discuss Iowa’s financial status and the state’s FY13 budget. Joining Vaudt and... (28:47) Read Transcript

Iowa's Natural Resources (July 6, 2012 - #3944)

Chuck Gipp, director of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, discusses Iowa's state park system, budget concerns, and environmental... (28:46) Read Transcript

Issues Facing Iowa's Aging Population (June 29, 2012 - #3943)

Nancy LeaMond, AARP National Vice President, and AARP Iowa Director Kent Sovern discuss issues affecting Iowa's aging population and federal... (28:45) Read Transcript

Iowa's Republican and Democratic Party Chairs (June 22, 2012 - #3942)

A.J. Spiker, chair of the Republican Party of Iowa, and Iowa Democratic Party chair Sue Dvorsky discuss Iowa’s recent political conventions and... (28:45) Read Transcript

Republican Congressional Challengers Lange & Archer (June 15, 2012 - #3941)

Iowa Press discusses the 2012 election with Republican congressional challengers 1st District candidate Ben Lange, and 2nd District candidate John... (28:43) Read Transcript

Congressional Candidate Christie Vilsack (June 8, 2012 - #3940)

Christie Vilsack (D-Ames), candidate to represent Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, discusses the 2012 general election. Joining Vilsack at... (28:45) Read Transcript

Community College Presidents Rob Denson and Liang Chee (June 1, 2012 - #3939)

Rob Denson, President of Des Moines Area Community College, and Liang Chee Wee, President of Northeast Iowa Community College, discuss issues facing... (28:44) Read Transcript

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey (May 25, 2012 - #3938)

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey discusses the status of Iowa’s agricultural economy and environmental conditions. Joining Northey are... (28:45) Read Transcript

Governor Terry Branstad (May 18, 2012 - #3937)

Iowa Press features a roundtable discussion among statehouse reporters Mike Glover, Kay Henderson, Kathie... (28:44) Read Transcript

House Speaker Kraig Paulsen and Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal (May 11, 2012 - #3936)

Iowa Press features a roundtable discussion among statehouse reporters Mike Glover, Kay Henderson, Kathie... (29:23) Read Transcript

Republicans Doug Gross, Craig Robinson & Bill Schickel (May 4, 2012 - #3935)

Iowa Press features a roundtable discussion among statehouse reporters Mike Glover, Kay Henderson, Kathie... (27:49) Read Transcript

Reporters Roundtable (April 27, 2012 - #3934)

Iowa Press features a roundtable discussion among statehouse reporters Mike Glover, Kay Henderson, Kathie... (27:47) Read Transcript

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (April 20, 2012 - #3933)

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack discusses issues pertaining to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Joining Vilsack at the Iowa Press... (28:45) Read Transcript

Iowa Senate President Jack Kibbie (D-Emmetsburg) (April 13, 2012 - #3932)

Iowa Senate President Jack Kibbie (D-Emmetsburg) discusses the current legislative session. Kibbie provides perspectives from his career in the... (28:50) Read Transcript

State Sen. Bob Dvorsky and State Rep. Scott Raecker (April 6, 2012 - #3931)

State Sen. Bob Dvorsky (D-Coralville) and State Rep. Scott Raecker (R-Urbandale) serve as chairmen of the Iowa Senate and Iowa House Appropriations... Read Transcript

Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (March 30, 2012 - #3930)

Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) discusses the work of the Iowa legislature in the final month of session. Joining Paulsen at... (28:30) Read Transcript

University of Northern Iowa President, Ben Allen (March 23, 2012 - #3929)

Ben Allen, president of the University of Northern Iowa discusses the elimination of University programs and recent budget cuts. Joining Allen... (28:45) Read Transcript

Iowa State University Emeritus Economist, Dr. Neil Harl (March 16, 2012 - #3928)

Dr. Neil Harl, Iowa State University Emeritus Economist, discusses legislative tax reform and the current status of Iowa's economy. Joining... (28:45) Read Transcript

Mayors Tom Hanafan and Ron Corbett (March 9, 2012 - #3927)

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett and Council Bluffs Mayor Tom Hanafan discuss the latest business in these Iowa cities. Joining Corbett and... (27:52) Read Transcript

ISU President Steven Leath (March 2, 2012 - #3926)

Iowa State University President Steven Leath discusses his plans for ISU as its newest leader. Joining Leath is moderator Dean Borg; Mike... (27:55) Read Transcript

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady (February 24, 2012 - #3925)

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady discusses the work of the Iowa Supreme Court. Joining Cady is moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover,... (27:52) Read Transcript

Leaders of the Iowa Board of Regents (February 17, 2012 - #3924)

Iowa Board of Regents President Craig Lang and President Pro Tem Bruce Rastetter discuss the latest issues facing Iowa’s Regent institutions.... (27:48) Read Transcript

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal (February 10, 2012 - #3923)

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) discusses the work of the 2012 Iowa legislature. Joining Gronstal is moderator Dean... (28:03) Read Transcript

Gov. Terry Branstad (R-IA) Discusses the 2012 Legislative Session (February 3, 2012 - #3922)

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad discusses the work of state government and the 2012 Iowa legislature. Joining Gov. Branstad at the Iowa Press table are... (28:46) Read Transcript

Education Issues in Iowa (January 27, 2012 - #3921)

Dr. Jason Glass, director of the Iowa Department of Education; Tom Downs, executive director of the Iowa Association of School Boards; and Mary Jane... (27:47) Read Transcript

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (January 20, 2012 - #3920)

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley discusses the work of the U.S. Congress and Campaign 2012. Joining Grassley at the Iowa Press table are... (28:13) Read Transcript

Iowa's Economic Outlook (January 13, 2012 - #3919)

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss and Iowa State University economist David Swenson discuss Iowa’s economic outlook. Joining Goss and... (28:02) Read Transcript

Linda Upmeyer and Kevin McCarthy on the 2012 Session (January 6, 2012 - #3918)

Iowa House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer (R-Garner) and Iowa House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (D-Des Moines) discuss the upcoming 2012 session... (28:14) Read Transcript

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