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Knapp on what Iowa does best

posted on May 15, 2014 03:55 PM

Knapp on what Iowa does best Play Video 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. Watch Story

Sally Mason on Kinnick Stadium's Pink Locker Room

posted on May 9, 2014 03:56 PM

Sally Mason on Kinnick Stadium's Pink Locker Room Play Video 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... Watch Story

Sally Mason on Paying Student Athletes

posted on May 9, 2014 03:52 PM

Sally Mason on Paying Student Athletes Play Video 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... Watch Story

Sally Mason on U of Iowa Cannabis Research

posted on May 9, 2014 03:48 PM

Sally Mason on U of Iowa Cannabis Research Play Video 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. Watch Story

Sally Mason on University of Iowa's Sexual Assault Incidents

posted on May 9, 2014 03:43 PM

Sally Mason on University of Iowa's Sexual Assault Incidents Play Video 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. Watch Story

Senators Mike Gronstal and Bill Dix

posted on May 2, 2014 05:51 PM

Senators Mike Gronstal and Bill Dix Play Video 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... Watch Full Episode

Gronstal defends bill to end greyhound racing in Council Bluffs

posted on May 2, 2014 03:14 PM

Gronstal defends bill to end greyhound racing in Council Bluffs Play Video 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. Watch Story

Iowa Senate leaders disagree on oversight hearings

posted on May 2, 2014 03:12 PM

Iowa Senate leaders disagree on oversight hearings Play Video 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... Watch Story

Senate leadership on Iowa cannabis oil bill

posted on May 2, 2014 03:11 PM

Senate leadership on Iowa cannabis oil bill Play Video 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... Watch Story

Iowa Press U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate Recap

posted on April 25, 2014 04:09 PM

Iowa Press U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate Recap Play Video Danny Carroll, Chair of the Republican Party of Iowa; Doug Gross, Des Moines Attorney & former Republican Gubernatorial candidate; and Craig Robinson, Editor of TheIowaRepublican.com website are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the Iowa Press: U.S. Republican Senate Candidate... Watch Full Episode

Debate over Republican Party of Iowa leadership

posted on April 25, 2014 02:31 PM

Debate over Republican Party of Iowa leadership Play Video 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... Watch Story

Robinson: No Republican U.S. Senate candidate stands out

posted on April 25, 2014 02:30 PM

Robinson: No Republican U.S. Senate candidate stands out Play Video 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. Watch Story

Gross: Branstad needs to improve his governance of the state

posted on April 25, 2014 02:29 PM

Gross: Branstad needs to improve his governance of the state Play Video 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. Watch Story

Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Republican Primary

posted on April 24, 2014 09:53 PM

Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Republican Primary Play Video Iowa Public Television held a U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The 90-minute Iowa Press Debate began at 7 p.m. in front of a live audience at IPTV’s Maytag Auditorium in Johnston. The following candidates for Iowa’s open Senate seat participated in... Watch Full Episode

Ernst calls for elimination of IRS, Dept. of Education and EPA

posted on April 24, 2014 09:52 PM

Ernst calls for elimination of IRS, Dept. of Education and EPA Play Video 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. Watch Story
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