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Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges

posted on February 20, 2015 02:33 PM

Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges Play Video The presidents of University of Dubuque, Central College, and Grand View University all give their impressions of the new funding model for the states three regents universities and what impact it might have on them. Kent Henning, president of Grand View University, believes the new model has... Watch Story

Branstad re-evaluating state construction oversight

posted on February 13, 2015 01:58 PM

Branstad re-evaluating state construction oversight Play Video 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... Watch Story

Branstad leans toward compromise on school start dates

posted on February 13, 2015 01:55 PM

Branstad leans toward compromise on school start dates Play Video 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. Watch Story

Branstad on serving full term: "Yes. I intend to."

posted on February 13, 2015 01:53 PM

Branstad on serving full term: Play Video 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... Watch Story

Governor Terry E. Branstad

posted on February 13, 2015 01:24 PM

Governor Terry E. Branstad Play Video 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. Joining Governor Branstad at the Iowa Press... Watch Full Episode

Iowa Gas Tax and Transportation Issues

posted on February 6, 2015 03:09 PM

Iowa Gas Tax and Transportation Issues Play Video Rep. Josh Byrnes (R-Osage), chair of the House Transportation Committee; Sen. Tod Bowman (D-Maquoketa), chair of the Senate Transportation Committee; and Dave Stanley, a representative from Iowans for Tax Relief are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses a proposed... Watch Full Episode

Tax miles driven instead of gas consumption?

posted on February 6, 2015 01:06 PM

Tax miles driven instead of gas consumption? Play Video As more hybrid and electric cars hit the streets, some Iowans question whether a user fee focusing on gas consumption vs. miles driven is fair. Sen. Tod Bowman says a study group would periodically re-evaluate a gas tax, and at some point, taxing miles driven might make sense. But he says it's... Watch Story

All sides agree bonding for road repairs is wrong approach

posted on February 6, 2015 01:06 PM

All sides agree bonding for road repairs is wrong approach Play Video Thirty Iowa counties have bonded to pay for road repairs. Rep. Josh Byrnes, Sen. Tod Bowman and Iowans for Tax Relief Chairman Dave Stanley all agree that's not good for taxpayers. That's why Byrnes and Bowman say a user fee, such as raising the gas tax, is a better way to pay for transportation... Watch Story

Disagreement on gas tax distribution formula

posted on February 6, 2015 01:05 PM

Disagreement on gas tax distribution formula Play Video A larger portion of gas tax revenues goes toward state highway and bridge projects than goes to county and local projects that have critical funding needs. Iowans for Tax Relief Chairman Dave Stanley says legislators should fix the "obsolete" funding formula so projects with the most need get the... Watch Story

Reporters' Roundtable

posted on January 30, 2015 03:13 PM

Reporters' Roundtable Play Video This week’s Iowa Press convenes a roundtable of political journalists to discuss various issues being debated at the Statehouse, as well as the impact of last weekend’s Iowa Freedom Summit on potential presidential candidates. Joining moderator Dean Borg at the Iowa Press table are Kay... Watch Full Episode

Roundtable of Political Journalists

posted on January 23, 2015 03:20 PM

Roundtable of Political Journalists Play Video Dan Balz, chief correspondent for The Washington Post; Roger Simon, chief political columnist for Politico; and John Dickerson, CBS political director and political correspondent for Slate.com are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the Iowa Freedom Summit and early... Watch Full Episode

Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Sen. Mike Gronstal

posted on January 14, 2015 03:57 PM

Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Sen. Mike Gronstal Play Video Speaker of the House Representative Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) and Senate Majority Leader Senator Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) are the guests on this second annual special edition of Iowa Press from the Iowa House Chambers. The program will discuss the upcoming legislative session. Joining... Watch Full Episode

Condition of the State 2015 - Iowa Press Analysis

posted on January 13, 2015 04:23 PM

Condition of the State 2015 - Iowa Press Analysis Play Video Iowa Press host Dean Borg leads Kay Henderson, Kathie Obradovich, and James Lynch in an analysis of Gov. Terry E. Branstad's (R) Condition of the State 2015 address. Watch Full Episode

Iowa Regents Institutions

posted on January 9, 2015 03:33 PM

Iowa Regents Institutions Play Video Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter and President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses Iowa’s Regents institutions, including tuition, efficiencies and budgets, as well as other challenges and opportunities ahead. Joining... Watch Full Episode

Regents on proposed 3rd year of tuition freeze

posted on January 9, 2015 02:41 PM

Regents on proposed 3rd year of tuition freeze Play Video Iowa Board of Regents leaders Bruce Rastetter and Katie Mulholland say they're confident the legislature will help make it possible for Regents to freeze tuition for a third consecutive year, and the hope is that there won't have to be a spike in tuition whenever it is raised again. Watch Story
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