posted on June 26, 2015 05:49 PM
Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says a proposal to determine Republican presidential debate participants according to polling numbers is a bad idea. He says candidates will be more focused on getting on national TV to improve poll numbers, rather than getting out and meeting face-to-face...
posted on June 26, 2015 05:47 PM
Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says it was not a mistake for Iowa to not create a state exchange under Obamacare. Instead, Branstad says his administration is trying to make the best of a bad situation by attempting to restore stability to healthcare in Iowa and get people to take control of...
posted on June 26, 2015 05:41 PM
Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says he's disappointed with the Supreme Court decision that will allow same-sex marriage in all 50 states. He says people at the state level deserve the right to vote on the issue. Branstad says he believes a U.S. Constitutional amendment would be the right...
posted on February 27, 2015 03:02 PM
Republican Doug Gross says the buck ultimately stops with the governor. However, he says a big problem with the prison was the project labor agreement under Gov. Chet Culver, so that's a legacy problem for Culver. Gross says Branstad will ultimately be judged on how he deals with the problems.
posted on February 13, 2015 01:58 PM
Gov. Terry Branstad says he's rethinking how his administration oversees state construction projects in light of problems with the new state prison in Ft. Madison. Branstad says it's also good that he eliminated project labor agreements and has a new director in charge of the Dept. of...
posted on February 13, 2015 01:55 PM
Gov. Terry Branstad says eliminating the school start date law and letting schools start whenever they want is "not acceptable." However, he says something close to a House proposal that would allow a start date the week of August 23 might be an acceptable compromise for both sides.
posted on February 13, 2015 01:53 PM
Gov. Terry Branstad says he intends to serve all four years of his new term as governor. He also says a recent illness that caused him to collapse at an event has taught him that he needs to listen to his wife. In response to a question about running again in four years, he said he is going to...
posted on February 13, 2015 01:24 PM
Gov. Terry Branstad (R - Des Moines) is our guest on this edition of Iowa Press. We discuss his legislative priorities during his 6th term as Iowa’s chief executive and the political outlook for potential candidates ahead of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.
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posted on May 23, 2014 03:57 PM
Gov. Terry E. Branstad (R-Panora) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. We discuss his administration, look back at the 2014 legislative session and get an update on his re-election campaign.
Joining Governor Branstad at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news...
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posted on May 23, 2014 12:02 PM
Gov. Terry Branstad responds to questions about whether state merit employees and political appointees are treated differently with severance packages. He also says his administration has nothing to hide and that Senate Democrats are the ones trying to hide information related to legislative...
posted on May 23, 2014 11:57 AM
Gov. Terry Branstad says he's leaving casino decisions up to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission and that any changes to gambling laws and regulations are for the legislature to decide. He does say he likes Cedar Rapids' designation for a proposed casino to be smoke-free.
posted on May 23, 2014 11:43 AM
Gov. Terry Branstad says he has reviewed the cannabis oil bill passed by the legislature, and he will sign it into law. He says he thinks it will help Iowans with epilepsy, and the bill is written in a limited way that should help prevent abuses and problems.
posted on April 25, 2014 02:29 PM
Republican Doug Gross, a former chief of staff under Gov. Terry Branstad, says there's a question of whether or not Branstad has appropriate control and management of state government.