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Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta says a cap on coaches' salaries would make his job easier. However, he and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard agree that the market drives high salaries for coaches and the money pays off in the long run with recruits and overall... Watch Story

Iowa Juvenile Home Discussion

posted on February 7, 2014 04:39 PM

Iowa Juvenile Home Discussion Play Video Jane Hudson of Disability Rights Iowa, Former Congressman Dave Nagle who represents the Toledo group “Save our Home”, and Drake Law Professor Jerry Foxhoven who chaired Governor Branstad’s Iowa Juvenile Home Protection Task Force are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the... Watch Full Episode

Experts address what's next for troubled girls in Iowa. Where should they go?

posted on February 7, 2014 04:38 PM

Experts address what's next for troubled girls in Iowa. Where should they go? Play Video Jane Hudson, the executive director of Disability Rights Iowa, the organization that blew the whistle on problems at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo, says troubled girls should not be sent there. She says the facility is not prepared, and it will take years to fix the problems that exist.... Watch Story

Jane Hudson: Current legislation for Iowa Juvenile Home is a jobs bill

posted on February 7, 2014 04:37 PM

Jane Hudson: Current legislation for Iowa Juvenile Home is a jobs bill Play Video Jane Hudson, executive director of Disability Rights Iowa, says all stakeholders need to be involved in finding a solution for the Iowa Juvenile Home. She says she views current legislation as a jobs bill, not necessarily a plan that is based in sound clinical practice for treating youth. Jerry... Watch Story

Why Iowans should care about the girls served by Iowa Juvenile Home

posted on February 7, 2014 04:36 PM

Why Iowans should care about the girls served by Iowa Juvenile Home Play Video Drake Law Professor Jerry Foxhoven, who served on the Iowa Juvenile Home task force created by Governor Branstad, says the girls who end up at facilities like the Iowa Juvenile Home are the future of Iowa, and if we can help them succeed, the state will be better for it. He says the state has been... Watch Story

Dave Nagle: Iowa Juvenile Home reports distorted, misunderstood

posted on February 7, 2014 04:35 PM

Dave Nagle: Iowa Juvenile Home reports distorted, misunderstood Play Video Former Congressman Dave Nagle grew up in Toledo near the Iowa Juvenile Home and has volunteered there. He says recent reports about the home have been distorted and don't focus enough on the things that have been done right, such as educational progress of the residents. He says staff members go... Watch Story

Branstad on Reynolds: "We're grooming her to be the next governor."

posted on January 31, 2014 04:17 PM

Branstad on Reynolds: Play Video Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says he and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds are a team. She's in on all the decision-making. He says he intends to serve another entire four-year term, if he's re-elected, but he wants her to be prepared to take over as the next governor. Watch Story

Gov. Branstad: Protecting kids more important than protecting Iowa Juvenile Home

posted on January 31, 2014 04:16 PM

Gov. Branstad: Protecting kids more important than protecting Iowa Juvenile Home Play Video Regarding the closing of the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo, Gov. Terry Branstad says the focus should not be on protecting the institution, but rather on protecting the kids and doing what's in their best interests. He says there are some non-profit agencies and organizations in the state that can... Watch Story

Gov. Branstad not taking sides on minimum wage debate

posted on January 31, 2014 04:14 PM

Gov. Branstad not taking sides on minimum wage debate Play Video Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law an increase in Iowa's minimum wage more than 20 years ago. Some legislators are calling for another increase. Branstad says he wants to see the details of the proposal, as well as information on what the impact would be on the state's economy before he... Watch Story

Governor Terry E. Branstad

posted on January 31, 2014 02:27 PM

Governor Terry E. Branstad Play Video Gov. Terry E. Branstad (R-Panora) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses his legislative agenda and priorities, as well as the 2014 election and his campaign for a sixth term. Joining Branstad at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for... Watch Full Episode

T. Boone Pickens

posted on January 24, 2014 04:54 PM

T. Boone Pickens Play Video Wealthy oil and gas magnate T. Boone Pickens is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses energy issues, politics and sports. Joining Pickens at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and James Lynch, political reporter for The... Watch Full Episode

T. Boone Pickens: U.S. needs an energy plan

posted on January 24, 2014 02:36 PM

T. Boone Pickens: U.S. needs an energy plan Play Video T. Boone Pickens, the wealthy oil and gas magnate who chairs BP Capital and promotes his Pickens Plan on energy, says the country needs an energy plan. He acknowledges that the U.S. is making strides with renewable energy and other alternatives like natural gas, but he says there's still a need... Watch Story

T. Boone Pickens: We need a better way to pick presidential candidates

posted on January 24, 2014 02:34 PM

T. Boone Pickens: We need a better way to pick presidential candidates Play Video Wealthy alternative energy promoter and political contributor T. Boone Pickens says President Barack Obama is not a leader, and we need a better system for selecting presidential candidates. He makes a comparison to headhunters in the corporate world. Watch Story

T. Boone Pickens says he supports any American source of alternative energy, including ethanol

posted on January 24, 2014 02:32 PM

T. Boone Pickens says he supports any American source of alternative energy, including ethanol Play Video T. Boone Pickens, the wealthy oil and gas magnate and creator of the Pickens Plan on energy, says he has no vested interest in ethanol, because he's not in the ethanol business, and he doesn't consider it to be competition. He says he understands ethanol issues, and he's supportive of any American... Watch Story

T. Boone Pickens says he lost $200 million in wind energy

posted on January 24, 2014 02:29 PM

T. Boone Pickens says he lost $200 million in wind energy Play Video Wealthy oil and gas magnate T. Boone Pickens, who promotes his Pickens Plan for energy policy, says he lost $200 million investing in wind energy. He says the wind production tax credit can help make wind energy viable for some people, but his investments weren't able to compete with the huge... Watch Story
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