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Gov. Perry: Government shouldn't set minimum wage; it's up to businesses

posted on February 28, 2014 09:20 AM

Gov. Perry: Government shouldn't set minimum wage; it's up to businesses Play Video Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he doesn't believe the federal government should set a minimum wage. He says it should be up to small businesses to decide what they want to pay. He contends setting a higher minimum wage could results in job losses, and he vows to not support anything that is a job... Watch Story

Dr. Robert Reich Discusses the Struggling Economy

posted on September 8, 2011 03:17 PM

Dr. Robert Reich Discusses the Struggling Economy Play Video 2012's general election is fourteen months away but the issue is clearly jobs, jobs growing from a thriving economy. We're discussing the struggling economy and the political implications with economist Robert Reich on this edition of Iowa Press. Watch Full Episode

Governor Terry Branstad discusses the economy, jobs

posted on April 15, 2011 05:05 PM

Governor Terry Branstad discusses the economy, jobs Play Video Governor Terry Branstad (R-Boone) discusses the economy, job creation, and the legislative session of 2011 as it nears its conclusion. Joining Branstad at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover, senior political writer for The Associated Press; and Kay Henderson, news... Watch Full Episode

The 2010 General Election - State Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) and State Rep. Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha)

posted on October 22, 2010 08:59 AM

The 2010 General Election - State Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) and State Rep. Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) Play Video State Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs), Majority Leader in the Iowa Senate, and State Rep. Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha), Minority Leader in the Iowa House, discuss the general election of 2010. Joining Gronstal and Paulsen at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg, of Iowa Public... Watch Full Episode

Future Iowa Jobs - Des Moines Register Governor's Debate 2010

posted on October 21, 2010 04:26 PM

Future Iowa Jobs - Des Moines Register Governor's Debate 2010 Play Video Entrepreneurial, "green" and farm jobs as future sources of employment in Iowa are discussed by the candidates. This exchange was part of the "Des Moines Register Governor's Debate" between Gov. Chet Culver (D-West Des Moines) and Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Boone), recorded at Iowa Public... Watch Story

Home-Grown or Imported Jobs - Des Moines Register Governor's Debate 2010

posted on October 21, 2010 02:47 PM

Home-Grown or Imported Jobs - Des Moines Register Governor's Debate 2010 Play Video Culver says the job focus should be split 50/50 while Branstad says more emphasis should be placed on home-grown Iowa companies. This exchange was part of the "Des Moines Register Governor's Debate" between Gov. Chet Culver (D-West Des Moines) and Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Boone), recorded at Iowa... Watch Story

Charles Grassley (R-New Hartford) and Roxanne Conlin (D-Des Moines)

posted on September 10, 2010 11:08 AM

Charles Grassley (R-New Hartford) and Roxanne Conlin (D-Des Moines) Play Video Sen. Charles Grassley (R-New Hartford) is seeking re-election as Iowa’s senior senator, and Roxanne Conlin (D-Des Moines) hopes to unseat him in November. Joining Grassley and Conlin at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg, of Iowa Public Radio; Mike Glover, senior legislative and... Watch Full Episode

State Rep. Rod Roberts (R-Carroll) Republican Candidate

posted on April 16, 2010 09:33 AM

State Rep. Rod Roberts (R-Carroll) Republican Candidate Play Video State Rep. Rod Roberts (R-Carroll) is a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor and he discusses the campaign leading up to the June 8 primary election. Joining Roberts at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg, of Iowa Public Radio; Mike Glover, senior legislative and... Watch Full Episode

Former Rep. Richard Gephardt on Health Care Reform and the Economy

posted on November 20, 2009 01:44 PM

Former Rep. Richard Gephardt on Health Care Reform and the Economy Play Video Former U.S. Rep. Richard Gephardt (D-St. Louis) is the guest on the next Iowa Press. Gephardt, who served as a leader in the U.S. House and has been a candidate for president, will discuss the elements of broad-based health care reform. Joining Gephardt are moderator Dean Borg, of Iowa Public... Watch Full Episode

Changing the Rules: John Gilliland & Ken Sagar

posted on March 6, 2009 04:39 PM

Changing the Rules: John Gilliland & Ken Sagar Play Video John Gilliland, of the Association of Business and Industry, and Ken Sagar, of the Iowa AFL-CIO discuss labor union issues confronting Iowa's General Assembly against the backdrop of a down economy. Joining them at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg, Mike Glover, senior legislative and... Watch Full Episode

Legislative Issues with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (D)

posted on February 27, 2009 04:30 PM

Legislative Issues with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (D) Play Video House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy discusses Democrats setbacks in pushing major labor legislation through Iowa's House of Representatives. At the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg, Mike Glover, senior legislative and political reporter for the Associated Press, and Radio Iowa news... Watch Full Episode

John McCain on Health Care and Health Insurance

posted on June 4, 2008 08:00 AM

John McCain on Health Care and Health Insurance Play Video Sen. John McCain talks about workers needing health care, and his ideas on what the government should and shouldn't do. Watch Story

John McCain on Trade Policy

posted on June 4, 2008 08:00 AM

John McCain on Trade Policy Play Video Sen. John McCain lists some of today's work force problems - related to free trade - and mentions community colleges as part of the solution. Watch Story

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