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The Future of Broadband Access in Iowa

posted on February 20, 2014 02:57 PM

The Future of Broadband Access in Iowa Play Video Senator Steve Sodders (D-State Center) and Ric Lumbard, Director of Operations and Engineering at Iowa Communications Network and Michael Sadler, Assistant Vice President Public Policy and Government Relations at CenturyLink are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the... Watch Full Episode

Building a broadband customer base requires educating some Iowans first

posted on February 20, 2014 02:57 PM

Building a broadband customer base requires educating some Iowans first Play Video Michael Sadler of CenturyLink and State Sen. Steve Sodders both agree that some Iowans still need to be educated on why broadband access is important in today's world and how they could benefit from it. A bill being considered in the Legislature provides for a digital literacy program to help do... Watch Story

Is Google competition for Iowa telcos and the ICN?

posted on February 20, 2014 02:56 PM

Is Google competition for Iowa telcos and the ICN? Play Video Google is planning to expand its communications services in more cities. Michael Sadler of CenturyLink says they welcome competition like Google as long as there's a level playing field. He says some cities are creating incentives to woo companies like Google and creating disadvantages for other... Watch Story

Sen. Sodders says broadband access is a necessity of life today

posted on February 20, 2014 02:55 PM

Sen. Sodders says broadband access is a necessity of life today Play Video State Sen. Steve Sodders (D-State Center) says access to high-speed broadband is needed for business and economic development, helping draw people to live in small communities and rural areas, as well as education. He says all Iowans should have broadband access no matter where they live. Watch Story

ICN director says network is undervalued and could expand who/what it serves

posted on February 20, 2014 02:54 PM

ICN director says network is undervalued and could expand who/what it serves Play Video Ric Lumbard, director of engineering and operations for the Iowa Communications Network (ICN), says the original purpose of the ICN was to serve schools, healthcare facilities, state government, etc. and it was excluded from serving other entities and customers. He says if the ICN could offer... Watch Story

The Future of College Sports

posted on February 14, 2014 03:36 PM

The Future of College Sports Play Video Jamie Pollard, athletic director at Iowa State University, and Gary Barta, athletic director at the University of Iowa, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the future of college sports, including conference realignment, and the influence of money and politics on modern-day... Watch Full Episode

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard both say they want to continue the Iowa-Iowa State rivalry as long as possible. They say the only thing that could change that over time might be conference-related obligations that would... Watch Story

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in.

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in. Play Video College athletes should not be considered employees of the schools and paid under a labor agreement, say Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard and University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta. Both Pollard and Barta say other improvements can be made to help student-athletes... Watch Story

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape?

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape? Play Video Athletic Directors Jamie Pollard (Iowa State) and Gary Barta (Iowa) acknowledge that the Cyclones and Hawkeyes have uphill climbs to compete for national championships in football and basketball, due to recruiting challenges, demographics, location, etc. However, both men believe it can be done at... Watch Story

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
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