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Gronstal, Paulsen agree legislature should address traffic cameras

posted on June 10, 2015 03:46 PM

Gronstal, Paulsen agree legislature should address traffic cameras Play Video In response to new legal challenges from some cities to the Iowa DOT rules on traffic cameras, the leaders of the Iowa House and Senate say the legislature should get involved in setting policy that governs the use of traffic cameras in Iowa. They say it's the legislature's role. Sen. Mike... Watch Story

Gronstal on Branstad vetoes: "I think it would be a mistake"

posted on June 10, 2015 03:43 PM

Gronstal on Branstad vetoes: Play Video Sen. Mike Gronstal says he's not afraid of vetoes, but he says if Gov. Branstad is true to his word about wanting to work with the legislature, the governor should sign bills passed through a compromise between Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate. Rep. Kraig Paulsen says he... Watch Story

Leaders say gas tax settled; comfortable with results

posted on June 10, 2015 03:40 PM

Leaders say gas tax settled; comfortable with results Play Video House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal say they think the gas tax passed by the legislature this year is sufficient, and they have no plans to increase revenue even more in the near future. When asked about political fallout for Republicans, Rep. Paulsen... Watch Story

Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Sen. Mike Gronstal

posted on June 10, 2015 02:03 PM

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. The program discusses the 2015 legislative session. Joining the guests at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean... Watch Full Episode

Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Sen. Mike Gronstal

posted on January 14, 2015 03:57 PM

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 second annual special edition of Iowa Press from the Iowa House Chambers. The program will discuss the upcoming legislative session. Joining... Watch Full Episode

Sen. Joe Bolkcom: There's a way to develop safe, legal access to medical marijuana

posted on March 21, 2014 03:32 PM

Sen. Joe Bolkcom: There's a way to develop safe, legal access to medical marijuana Play Video Sen. Joe Bolkcom (D-Iowa City) is helping lead efforts in the state legislature to legalize medical marijuana. He says there's a path forward to develop safe, legal access to cannabis in a restricted way that could help improve patients' quality of life through a doctor's prescription, while... Watch Story

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

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

Election Politics in Iowa

posted on May 10, 2013 11:33 AM

Election Politics in Iowa Play Video In the first segment of this Iowa Press, Democratic strategist Jeff Link and Republican strategist David Kochel discuss the latest on the Iowa political scene, looking ahead to the 2014 elections and beyond. Joining Link and Kochel at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay... Watch Full Episode

Sec. Bill Northey, Rep. Mary Ann Hanusa & Mary Cownie

posted on May 3, 2013 11:36 AM

Sec. Bill Northey, Rep. Mary Ann Hanusa & Mary Cownie Play Video In the first segment of this Iowa Press, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will discuss Iowa agriculture and politics in the state of Iowa. The second segment of this program features Rep. Mary Ann Hanusa (R-Council Bluffs), and Mary Cownie, director of the Iowa Department of Cultural... Watch Full Episode

Medicaid Expansion in Iowa

posted on April 26, 2013 11:40 AM

Medicaid Expansion in Iowa Play Video Ongoing negotiations regarding Medicaid expansion in Iowa are the focus for this episode of Iowa Press. Guests are: Rep. Walt Rogers (R-Cedar Falls), who serves as bill manager for the health care proposal put forth by the Republicans, and Sen. Pam Jochum (D-Dubuque), who manages the Democrats’... Watch Full Episode
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