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Representative David Loebsack

posted on July 2, 2015 07:52 PM

Representative David Loebsack Play Video (D – Iowa City) Representative David Loebsack is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program focuses on the latest legislative and political developments in Washington D.C., as well as his status as the lone Democrat in Iowa’s congressional delegation. Joining Rep. Loebsack at the Iowa... Watch Full Episode

Loebsack: I have a duty to weigh in on trade agreements

posted on July 2, 2015 07:51 PM

Loebsack: I have a duty to weigh in on trade agreements Play Video 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. Watch Story

Loebsack says Caucuses can help Democrats rebuild

posted on July 2, 2015 07:48 PM

Loebsack says Caucuses can help Democrats rebuild Play Video Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) is the only Democrat in Iowa's Congressional delegation. He says the best way to rebuild the Iowa Democratic Party right now is to have a good, competitive Iowa Caucus and get voters excited again. He says he will do whatever he can to help, including win... Watch Story

Loebsack: EPA decision isn't enough for ethanol

posted on July 2, 2015 07:46 PM

Loebsack: EPA decision isn't enough for ethanol Play Video 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... Watch Story

Governor Terry Branstad

posted on June 26, 2015 06:06 PM

Governor Terry Branstad Play Video Governor Terry Branstad is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the recent Iowa legislative session and potential final outcomes. Joining Governor Branstad at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa and Kathie... Watch Full Episode

Branstad says poll cutoff for debates could hurt Caucuses

posted on June 26, 2015 05:49 PM

Branstad says poll cutoff for debates could hurt Caucuses Play Video 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... Watch Story

Branstad: Iowa took right path regarding Obamacare

posted on June 26, 2015 05:47 PM

Branstad: Iowa took right path regarding Obamacare Play Video 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... Watch Story

Branstad on marriage ruling: "It is the law."

posted on June 26, 2015 05:41 PM

Branstad on marriage ruling: Play Video 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... Watch Story

UNI President William Ruud

posted on June 19, 2015 01:16 PM

UNI President William Ruud Play Video University of Northern Iowa President William Ruud is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses current financial and academic issues confronting the university. Joining Ruud at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa and... Watch Full Episode

UNI President Ruud: One time legislative money directly linked to tuition freeze

posted on June 19, 2015 01:12 PM

UNI President Ruud: One time legislative money directly linked to tuition freeze Play Video University of Northern Iowa President William Ruud expresses concern that any veto from Governor Branstad of one-time legislative funding could jeopardize a fall tuition freeze and the campus budget. Watch Story

President William Ruud: UNI Enrollment About Right

posted on June 19, 2015 01:08 PM

President William Ruud: UNI Enrollment About Right Play Video University of Northern Iowa President William Ruud describes the current student enrollment of 13-14,000 as ideal for the campus and the community. Ruud adds that the number could expand to 15,000 but the University will not pursue growth in the 18-20,000 range. Watch Story

Ruud: I agree with Steven Leath and ISU coaching search

posted on June 19, 2015 01:04 PM

Ruud: I agree with Steven Leath and ISU coaching search Play Video University of Northern Iowa President William Ruud says ISU President Steven Leath was appropriately involved in the recent Cyclone Basketball coaching search and that he would adopt the same philosophy of involvement in future Panther coaching vacancies. Ruud adds that UNI is very happy to have... Watch Story

Gronstal, Paulsen agree legislature should address traffic cameras

posted on June 10, 2015 03:46 PM

Gronstal, Paulsen agree legislature should address traffic cameras Play Video In response to new legal challenges from some cities to the Iowa DOT rules on traffic cameras, the leaders of the Iowa House and Senate say the legislature should get involved in setting policy that governs the use of traffic cameras in Iowa. They say it's the legislature's role. Sen. Mike... Watch Story

Gronstal on Branstad vetoes: "I think it would be a mistake"

posted on June 10, 2015 03:43 PM

Gronstal on Branstad vetoes: Play Video Sen. Mike Gronstal says he's not afraid of vetoes, but he says if Gov. Branstad is true to his word about wanting to work with the legislature, the governor should sign bills passed through a compromise between Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate. Rep. Kraig Paulsen says he... Watch Story

Leaders say gas tax settled; comfortable with results

posted on June 10, 2015 03:40 PM

Leaders say gas tax settled; comfortable with results Play Video House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal say they think the gas tax passed by the legislature this year is sufficient, and they have no plans to increase revenue even more in the near future. When asked about political fallout for Republicans, Rep. Paulsen... Watch Story
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