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Leaders say 85th General Assembly will go down in history for its successes

posted on January 15, 2014 01:57 PM

Leaders say 85th General Assembly will go down in history for its successes Play Video Iowa Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal and Iowa House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen both say the 85th Iowa General Assembly will go down in history as one of the most successful General Assemblies in Iowa history. They say the House and Senate accomplished a lot in 2013, they'll find common... Watch Story

Legislative leaders on the governor's proposed budget

posted on January 15, 2014 01:57 PM

Legislative leaders on the governor's proposed budget Play Video Governor Terry Branstad's proposed state budget increases spending 7.8 percent, a figure Iowa Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal says is a bit misleading, because it includes the state expenditures to reduce commercial property taxes at the local level. Legislative leaders say they will... Watch Story

Legislative leaders agree Home Base Iowa program will pass

posted on January 15, 2014 01:57 PM

Legislative leaders agree Home Base Iowa program will pass Play Video Iowa House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Iowa Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal both agree that Governor Terry Branstad's Home Base Iowa initiative, which the governor says is the centerpiece of his 2014 agenda, is a good idea. They say details must be worked out, but they expect the... Watch Story

Legislative leaders say time is right to re-evaluate ICN and look for opportunities

posted on January 15, 2014 01:50 PM

Legislative leaders say time is right to re-evaluate ICN and look for opportunities Play Video Iowa House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Iowa Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal both say the Iowa Communications Network (ICN) was a good idea when the state built it a couple decades ago, but now it's a good idea to re-evaluate the network and see how it fits into today's technology.... Watch Story

Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Sen. Mike Gronstal

posted on January 15, 2014 10:50 AM

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 edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the upcoming legislative session. Joining Paulsen and Gronstal at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean... Watch Full Episode

Condition of the State 2014 - Iowa Press Analysis

posted on January 14, 2014 04:04 PM

Condition of the State 2014 - 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 2014 address. Watch Full Episode

IA Sen. Bill Dix (R) and Rep. Mark Smith (D)

posted on January 10, 2014 05:05 PM

IA Sen. Bill Dix (R) and Rep. Mark Smith (D) Play Video Iowa Press moderator Dean Borg leads a discussion on the upcoming legislative session with minority leaders from the Iowa House and Senate; Sen. Bill Dix, R – Shell Rock and Rep. Mark Smith, D – Marshalltown. Joining the discussion are Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa and Kathie... Watch Full Episode

Statehouse Minority Leaders: Scrutinize Iowa State Fair finances

posted on January 10, 2014 04:39 PM

Statehouse Minority Leaders: Scrutinize Iowa State Fair finances Play Video In the wake of a debate over how food is paid for at the Iowa State Fair, should the state audit the Fair and/or it's vendors? Statehouse Minority Leaders Sen. Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) and Rep. Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) say finances should always be scrutinized. Watch Story

Statehouse Minority Leaders: Raising gas tax unlikely in 2014

posted on January 10, 2014 04:39 PM

Statehouse Minority Leaders: Raising gas tax unlikely in 2014 Play Video State Senate Minority Leader Sen. Bill Dix and House Minority Leader Rep. Mark Smith both agree that it doesn't seem likely the legislature will raise the state's gas tax in 2014. Smith says there is no clear proposal to increase the tax at this point, and Dix says the public seems satisfied... Watch Story

Statehouse Minority Leaders disagree on minimum wage increase

posted on January 10, 2014 04:38 PM

Statehouse Minority Leaders disagree on minimum wage increase Play Video Statehouse Minority Leaders Sen. Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) and Rep. Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) disagree on whether to raise the minimum wage in Iowa. Dix proposes taxing income less, or not at all, and says a minimum wage increase could hurt small businesses. Smith says Democrats will indeed... Watch Story

Condition of the State 2014

posted on January 10, 2014 10:30 AM

Condition of the State 2014 Play Video Gov. Terry E. Branstad (R) delivered the Condition of the State 2014 address from the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Watch Full Episode

Fmr. Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D - Montana)

posted on December 26, 2013 04:22 PM

Fmr. Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D - Montana) Play Video Former Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D - Montana) discusses the upcoming 2014 elections and his political future with moderator Dean Borg and reporters Kay Henderson and James Lynch. Watch Full Episode

Latham on whether he might become a lobbyist: "I have no idea."

posted on December 20, 2013 06:42 PM

Latham on whether he might become a lobbyist: Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he doesn't know right now if he would consider becoming a lobbyist after he leaves Congress at the end of this term. He says there are many opportunities, including possibly working for a charity, and he hasn't talked with his family about what will be his next step. Watch Story

Latham: Don't expect to endorse candidate in primary

posted on December 20, 2013 06:40 PM

Latham: Don't expect to endorse candidate in primary Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he has never endorsed a candidate in a primary election, and he doesn't expect to endorse anyone in the 2014 Republican primary for the 3rd District Congressional seat he now holds. He says several Iowans have contacted him with interest in the seat. Latham says the... Watch Story

Latham: Emotional decision, but it's the right time to step aside

posted on December 20, 2013 06:36 PM

Latham: Emotional decision, but it's the right time to step aside Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he had a conversation with his wife and family and decided it is the right time for him to step aside and give up his seat in Congress. He says it's an emotional decision because he loves the job, and he has considered it a great honor. Watch Story
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