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Hatch: Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission should consider other criteria for Cedar Rapids casino

posted on June 12, 2014 02:05 PM

Hatch: Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission should consider other criteria for Cedar Rapids casino Play Video Sen. Jack Hatch says the unique situation and circumstances in Cedar Rapids should be taken into consideration in deciding whether to approve a casino license for the city. He says the state should not be in the business of protecting profits of existing casinos at the expense of another... Watch Story

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie & Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett

posted on May 30, 2014 04:44 PM

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie & Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett Play Video Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. We will discuss redevelopment and successes in their respective cities, as well as what challenges they face and what opportunities might be ahead. Joining Cownie and Corbett at... Watch Full Episode

Corbett: Mayors support gas tax for infrastructure

posted on May 30, 2014 04:20 PM

Corbett: Mayors support gas tax for infrastructure Play Video Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says he and other mayors across Iowa support the legislature raising Iowa's gas tax to fund roads and transportation. Corbett says Cedar Rapids couldn't wait forever for the legislature to act, so in the meantime, citizens passed a local option tax to fund... Watch Story

Governor Terry E. Branstad

posted on May 23, 2014 03:57 PM

Governor Terry E. Branstad Play Video 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... Watch Full Episode

Branstad says he's staying out of casino decisions

posted on May 23, 2014 11:57 AM

Branstad says he's staying out of casino decisions Play Video 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. Watch Story

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

Mayors Tom Hanafan and Ron Corbett

posted on March 9, 2012 03:44 PM

Mayors Tom Hanafan and Ron Corbett Play Video Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett and Council Bluffs Mayor Tom Hanafan discuss the latest business in these Iowa cities. Joining Corbett and Hanafan at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover, senior political writer for the Associated Press; and Kay Henderson, news director for... Watch Full Episode

The President in Iowa: Barack Obama in Cedar Rapids

posted on January 25, 2012 07:31 PM

The President in Iowa: Barack Obama in Cedar Rapids Play Video President Obama visited the Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on January 25, 2012 to outline his plans to put Americans back to work and rejuvenate the economy. This program features the President's speech in its entirety, along with analysis from Charles Sukup, past... Watch Full Episode

The Republican Race for Iowa’s Governor: The IBNA Debate

posted on April 30, 2010 01:10 PM

The Republican Race for Iowa’s Governor: The IBNA Debate Play Video As part of the network’s Campaign 2010 coverage, Iowa Public Television will broadcast a debate among the three candidates vying for the Republican nomination for governor. The debate, sponsored by the Iowa Broadcast News Association, will be shown live on IPTV WORLD and iptv.org Saturday, May 1... Watch Full Episode

Mayors Ron Corbett and Frank Cownie

posted on April 2, 2010 09:43 AM

Mayors Ron Corbett and Frank Cownie Play Video Mayor Ron Corbett (R-Cedar Rapids) and Mayor Frank Cownie (D-Des Moines) discuss the current urban budget crunch and the management of Iowa’s two largest municipalities. Joining Corbett and Cownie at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg, of Iowa Public Radio; Mike Glover, senior... Watch Full Episode

Kevin McCarthy on Flood Disaster

posted on June 13, 2008 04:10 PM

Kevin McCarthy on Flood Disaster Play Video Capitol reporters interview Iowa House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on matters of the Floods of '08. The reporters are Mike Glover of Associated Press and David Yepsen of the Des Moines Register. Dean Borg hosts. Watch Full Episode

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