posted on August 12, 2015 06:14 PM
Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says the USDA did not have a contingency plan in place for responding to a bird flu epidemic as large as there was in Iowa. He says the USDA needs more microbiologists and more studies to learn about the virus and develop plans to respond quickly in the future.
posted on July 2, 2015 07:51 PM
Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) says he voted against trade promotion authority for the president because he feels he needs to have more input on trade deals than just an up or down vote.
posted on July 2, 2015 07:46 PM
Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) says he is not pleased with the recent EPA blender mandate decision regarding fuels because the volumes for ethanol are not what they should be. He says he is pushing the Obama administration to change that, and he has legislation that would help build...
posted on March 20, 2015 02:03 PM
Jerry Crawford says the 1st and 3rd Congressional Districts will probably get the most attention in 2016, and he thinks Monica Vernon has the upper hand for the Democratic nomination in the 1st District. In the 3rd, he says it's a matter of who can win Polk County big. Crawford says Sen. Chuck...
posted on November 21, 2014 04:14 PM
Iowa 3rd District Congressman-elect David Young (R – Van Meter) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young just returned from Washington, D.C., where he attended orientation for new members of Congress. The program will discuss his election victory, upcoming first term in the U.S. House of...
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posted on November 21, 2014 02:34 PM
Congressman-elect David Young was able to secure an appointment to the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Young says he doesn't want a government shutdown. He says he wants to see appropriations bills move through the committee process and to the House floor in a timely manner so funding...
posted on November 21, 2014 02:32 PM
Congressman-elect David Young says he wants to govern, and he's willing to work with others in Congress and whoever is president in order to accomplish things in Washington. He says he hopes there is opportunity in the next two years to find common ground on tax reform, the Keystone XL Pipeline...
posted on November 21, 2014 02:29 PM
Congressman-elect David Young (R - Van Meter) says he's disappointed that President Barack Obama is taking executive action on certain immigration issues. He says he believes there is potential compromise in the next Congress, and the foremost important issue is securing the border.
posted on July 11, 2014 04:31 PM
Democratic candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Fourth District Jim Mowrer (D-Boone) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Mowrer is challenging incumbent Representative Steve King.
Joining Mowrer at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa;...
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posted on July 11, 2014 01:50 PM
Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says he has some issues with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) that need to be fixed. However, he says the country can't go back to a time when insurance companies could drop coverage when people got sick or because of pre-existing...
posted on July 11, 2014 01:42 PM
Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King is partly responsible for problems with illegal immigration today, because King advocates against solutions for immigration issues and doesn't offer any alternative solutions. Mowrer says Congress needs to pass...
posted on July 11, 2014 12:58 PM
Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King regularly advocates for no government involvement whatsoever, and therefore, it's hypocritical of King to say he's against most things, yet supportive of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Mowrer says he is a...
posted on June 27, 2014 04:59 PM
David Young, Republican candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Third District is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young finished fifth in the June 3 primary election, but he won the nomination on the fifth ballot at the district convention Saturday, June 21.
Joining Young at the Iowa Press...
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posted on June 27, 2014 04:47 PM
Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says knowing how to hit the ground running in Washington, D.C., is an asset. He also says he's seen the bad and ugly parts of the nation's capital and is ready to take on those issues.
posted on June 27, 2014 04:44 PM
Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says he wants to see Iowans' pay go up. However, he says tax relief for small businesses is necessary if there's going to be any change in the minimum wage.