posted on May 15, 2014 03:59 PM
Opera singer Simon Estes says music is just as important a part of education as reading, math and science.
posted on May 15, 2014 03:55 PM
Businessman and philanthropist Bill Knapp says Iowa is better than anyplace else at producing food, and the spotlight will be on Iowa in the years ahead as feeding a growing population continues to be a challenge. He also says he admires Harry Stine, who is making a difference in food production.
posted on May 9, 2014 05:54 PM
University of Iowa President Sally Mason is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press.
Joining Mason at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Mike Wiser, reporter for Lee Enterprises.
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posted on May 9, 2014 03:56 PM
In response to recent editorials calling for a change to Kinnick Stadium’s pink-colored locker room, President Sally Mason says the University should leave the space alone and “move on.” She adds any alteration would be cost prohibitive and the time to change would have been when Kinnick...
posted on May 9, 2014 03:52 PM
University of Iowa President Sally Mason suggests the situation at Northwestern University involving unionization and paying student athletes threatens the future of college athletics. Mason adds the NCAA must provide a framework for the University to provide students additional services. Mason...
posted on May 9, 2014 03:48 PM
President Sally Mason says the University of Iowa has a responsibility to research topics like medical cannabis and will look toward policy makers for guidance on when to proceed.
posted on May 9, 2014 03:43 PM
President Sally Mason stresses the University of Iowa is not on the federal Clery Act list of institutions under investigation for sexual assaults on campus. Mason adds sexual assaults happen everywhere and the U of Iowa numbers are actually down this year.
posted on May 2, 2014 05:51 PM
Senator Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs), Senate Majority Leader; and Senator Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock), Senate Minority Leader are the guests this edition of Iowa Press.
Joining Gronstal and Dix at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and...
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posted on May 2, 2014 03:14 PM
Senator Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) defends the Iowa legislature’s move to end dog racing in Council Bluffs with a multi-million dollar payout to greyhound breeders.
posted on May 2, 2014 03:12 PM
Senator Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) accuses Democrats of using the oversight hearings as a means of launching Sen. Jack Hatch’s campaign for Governor from the Senate floor.
Senator Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) calls criticism of oversight hearings into Branstad administration a misjudgment of the...
posted on May 2, 2014 03:11 PM
Senator Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) and Senator Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) agree that the cannabis oil bill was a positive example of Iowa citizens lobbying their government and elected officials responding with legislation. Gronstal concedes that Iowans will likely face future challenges...
posted on April 25, 2014 02:31 PM
Craig Robinson says the best thing for the Republican Party of Iowa is to stop the infighting and focus on winning elections. Doug Gross says Republicans need a fusion leader who can build a coalition among groups within the party. Danny Carroll, the interim state GOP chair, says he thinks he...
posted on April 25, 2014 02:30 PM
Craig Robinson, editor of TheIowaRepublican.com, says he's frustrated that he doesn't see the five Republican candidates for U.S. Senate doing anything politically to separate themselves from each other. "This is an open seat. This is a huge prize," he says.
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.
posted on April 24, 2014 09:52 PM
When asked how she would balance the U.S. budget and free up money for infrastructure, Iowa Senator Joni Ernst said she would eliminate the IRS, the U.S. Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency.