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2013 Episodes

Fmr. Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D - Montana) (December 27, 2013 - #4116)

Former Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D - Montana) discusses the upcoming 2014 elections and his political future with moderator Dean Borg and reporters Kay... (28:44) Read Transcript

U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive) (December 20, 2013 - #4115)

U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Representative Latham discusses his decision to retire from... (27:47) Read Transcript

Midwestern Economic Conditions and Tax Reform Impact (December 13, 2013 - #4114)

Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss and Iowa State University Economist David Swenson are the guests on this episode of Iowa Press. Goss and... (28:47) Read Transcript

Iowa's ongoing political developments looking toward 2014 (November 29, 2013 - #4113)

Political strategists Doug Gross and Jeff Link are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The discussion includes a look at ongoing political... (28:44) Read Transcript

Public pension and retirement reforms (November 22, 2013 - #4112)

Michael Fitzgerald, State Treasurer; Donna Mueller, CEO of IPERS; and Gretchen Tegeler, Executive Director of the Taxpayers Association of... (28:44) Read Transcript

Iowa Transportation and Roads (November 15, 2013 - #4111)

Paul Trombino III, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, Representative Josh Byrnes, chair of the House Transportation Committee,... Read Transcript

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (November 8, 2013 - #4110)

Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Tom Vilsack is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses ongoing farm bill... (28:30) Read Transcript

Iowa impact of farm bill negotiations in Washington D.C. (November 1, 2013 - #4109)

Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey, Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill, and Iowa State University Extension economist Chad Hart; discuss... (28:49) Read Transcript

U.S. Representative Steve King (R - Kiron) (October 25, 2013 - #4108)

U.S. Representative Steve King (R - Kiron) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Rep. King, discusses the recent government shutdown, ongoing... (28:58) Read Transcript

Congressional Voting and Political Positioning (October 18, 2013 - #4107)

This week’s Iowa Press is a discussion centered around the Congressional voting and political positioning that transpired this week in... (28:57) Read Transcript

Ongoing Government Shutdown | Jim Leach (R) & Neal Smith (D) (October 11, 2013 - #4106)

Former Congressmen Jim Leach (R, 1977-2007) and Neal Smith (D, 1959-1996) are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. Both discuss the ongoing... (28:51) Read Transcript

Special Edition: Concussions in Iowa Sports (October 8, 2013 - #4105)

Tom Wilson (Head Coach & Athletic Director at Dowling Catholic High School), Marv Cook (Head Football Coach at Iowa City Regina High School; former... (28:45) Read Transcript

Affordable Care Act | Nick Gerhart, Dr. Andy McGuire, and Ken Croken (October 4, 2013 - #4104)

Nick Gerhart (Iowa Insurance Commissioner), Dr. Andy McGuire (President and Chief Operating Officer for Meridian Health Plan), and Ken Croken (Vice... (28:45) Read Transcript

A.J. Spiker (R), David Kochel (R), and Steve Scheffler (R) (September 27, 2013 - #4103)

A.J. Spiker (Iowa Republican Party Chairman), David Kochel (Republican Strategist), and Steve Scheffler (Republican National Committeeman) are the... (28:59) Read Transcript

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R) (September 20, 2013 - #4102)

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Joining Grassley at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean... (28:44) Read Transcript

Rep. Dave Loebsack (D – Iowa City) (September 13, 2013 - #4101)

U.S. Representative Dave Loebsack (D – Iowa City) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. This week’s episode marks the start of the 42nd... (28:44) Read Transcript

Reporters' Roundtable (June 14, 2013 - #4035)

Iowa Press concludes this season with a reporters' roundtable recap of 2013 to date and a preview of the political months ahead. Dean Borg is the... (28:46) Read Transcript

Gov. Terry Branstad (June 7, 2013 - #4034)

Gov. Terry Branstad (R – Des Moines) discusses the 2013 Iowa legislative session and his priorities for the state moving forward. Joining... (28:00) Read Transcript

Iowa Legislative Leaders, Rep. Kraig Paulsen & Sen. Mike Gronstal (May 31, 2013 - #4033)

Rep. Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) and Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) are the guests on this episode of Iowa Press. Paulsen, speaker of the Iowa... (28:23) Read Transcript

U.S. Rep. Tom Latham on Immigration and Agriculture (May 24, 2013 - #4032)

U.S. Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) discusses the status of legislation on immigration and agriculture, as well as a series of high-profile... (29:47) Read Transcript

Water Quality in Iowa (May 17, 2013 - #4031)

Iowa DNR Director Chuck Gipp and Des Moines Water Works General Manager Bill Stowe discuss the status of Iowa’s water quality and natural... Read Transcript

Election Politics in Iowa (May 10, 2013 - #4030)

In the first segment of this Iowa Press, Democratic strategist Jeff Link and Republican strategist David Kochel discuss the latest on the Iowa... (29:07) Read Transcript

Sec. Bill Northey, Rep. Mary Ann Hanusa & Mary Cownie (May 3, 2013 - #4029)

In the first segment of this Iowa Press, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will discuss Iowa agriculture and politics in the state of... (28:46) Read Transcript

Medicaid Expansion in Iowa (April 26, 2013 - #4028)

Ongoing negotiations regarding Medicaid expansion in Iowa are the focus for this episode of Iowa Press. Guests are: Rep. Walt Rogers (R-Cedar... (28:43) Read Transcript

Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Waterloo) and David Vaudt, Auditor, State of Iowa (April 19, 2013 - #4027)

Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Waterloo) is the guest for the first half of this week’s Iowa Press. Braley discusses the work of Congress, and his bid for... (28:44) Read Transcript

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (D-Des Moines) and Doug Gross (R-Des Moines) (April 12, 2013 - #4026)

Recent political developments in Iowa are the focus of this edition of Iowa Press. Program guests are Rep. Kevin McCarthy (D-Des Moines) and Doug... (27:47) Read Transcript

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) (April 5, 2013 - #4025)

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) discusses his work for Iowa’s newly established 4th Congressional district, upcoming federal legislation concerning... (28:45) Read Transcript

Role of Women in Iowa Politics | Legislative Update (March 29, 2013 - #4024)

A legislative update kicks off this episode of Iowa Press, featuring Iowa House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) and Senate President... (28:45) Read Transcript

Economic Development in Iowa (March 22, 2013 - #4023)

Economic development in Iowa is the focus of this week’s Iowa Press. Program guests are Debi Durham, director of the Iowa Economic Development... (29:01) Read Transcript

Iowa Senate Ways & Means Leadership (March 1, 2013 - #4022)

Efforts to spur business development in Iowa through the use of tax credits are the focus of this episode of Iowa Press. Program guests are... (24:53) Read Transcript

Education Reform Efforts in Iowa (February 22, 2013 - #4021)

Board of Regents: Craig Lang and Bruce Rastetter (February 15, 2013 - #4020)

Board of Regents President Craig Lang and President Pro-Tem Bruce Rastetter discuss UNI’s next president, and the work of the Regents... (28:46) Read Transcript

Party Chairs Tyler Olson and A.J. Spiker (February 8, 2013 - #4019)

Iowa Democratic Party Chair Rep. Tyler Olson (D-Cedar Rapids) and Republican Party of Iowa Chair A.J. Spiker discuss Iowa’s political climate,... (28:45) Read Transcript

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) (February 1, 2013 - #4018)

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) discusses the work of the 113th Congress and his recent announcement that he will not seek re-election in... Read Transcript

U.S. Representative Bruce Braley (January 25, 2013 - #4017)

U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Waterloo) discusses the work of the 113th Congress and the upcoming debt ceiling debate. Joining Braley at the Iowa... (28:46) Read Transcript

Governor Terry Branstad (January 18, 2013 - #4016)

Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad (R-Boone) discusses his administration’s budget priorities, and the work of the just-convened 85th General Assembly.... (28:48) Read Transcript

Senator Charles Grassley (January 11, 2013 - #4015)

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R-New Hartford) discusses the work of the 113th Congress, including the upcoming budget and debt ceiling battle.... (28:46) Read Transcript

Iowa Impact of Fiscal Cliff Deal (January 4, 2013 - #4014)

Creighton Economist Ernie Goss and Iowa State University Economist David Swenson discuss the impact in Iowa of the federal "fiscal cliff"... (28:45) Read Transcript

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