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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

Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Waterloo) and David Vaudt, Auditor, State of Iowa

posted on April 19, 2013 11:43 AM

Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Waterloo) and David Vaudt, Auditor, State of Iowa Play Video Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Waterloo) is the guest for the first half of this week’s Iowa Press. Braley discusses the work of Congress, and his bid for the U.S. Senate. State Auditor David Vaudt is the guest for the second half of the program, where he discusses his tenure as Iowa’s top auditor.... Watch Full Episode

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (D-Des Moines) and Doug Gross (R-Des Moines)

posted on April 12, 2013 12:00 AM

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (D-Des Moines) and Doug Gross (R-Des Moines) Play Video Recent political developments in Iowa are the focus of this edition of Iowa Press. Program guests are Rep. Kevin McCarthy (D-Des Moines) and Doug Gross (R-Des Moines). McCarthy is the minority leader of the Iowa House of Representatives, and Gross is an Iowa political activist and former... Watch Full Episode

Role of Women in Iowa Politics | Legislative Update

posted on March 29, 2013 11:51 AM

Role of Women in Iowa Politics | Legislative Update Play Video A legislative update kicks off this episode of Iowa Press, featuring Iowa House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) and Senate President Pam Jochum (D-Dubuque). They discuss the latest work of the Iowa legislature. This week’s episode also features a roundtable discussion about the role... Watch Full Episode

Mike Gronstal and Kraig Paulsen

posted on November 30, 2012 03:27 PM

Mike Gronstal and Kraig Paulsen Play Video State Rep. Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) and State Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) are the guests on this episode of Iowa Press. Paulsen is Speaker of the Iowa House and Gronstal is Majority Leader of the Iowa Senate. They discuss the upcoming 2013 legislative session. Joining Paulsen and... Watch Full Episode

Governor Terry Branstad

posted on May 18, 2012 02:55 PM

Governor Terry Branstad Play Video Iowa Governor Terry Branstad discusses the recently adjourned 2012 session of the 84th Iowa General Assembly. Joining Branstad at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Kathie Obradovich, political columnist with The Des Moines Register. Watch Full Episode
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