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Iowa Mayors

posted on May 1, 2015 04:53 PM

Iowa Mayors Play Video This week’s Iowa Press convenes a roundtable of three mayors from across Iowa. The guests include Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett, Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Council Bluffs Mayor Matt Walsh. This program discusses issues confronting their municipalities in the eastern, central and western... Watch Full Episode

Mayors say body cameras for police may be needed

posted on May 1, 2015 03:48 PM

Mayors say body cameras for police may be needed Play Video Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Council Bluffs Mayor Matt Walsh say their cities and police departments have talked about body cameras for police officers. The mayors say the cameras have safety benefits for the officers, the accused offenders and the public. Watch Story

Mayors say traffic cameras improve public safety

posted on May 1, 2015 03:47 PM

Mayors say traffic cameras improve public safety Play Video Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett, Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Council Bluffs Mayor Matt Walsh all say traffic cameras in their city help improve public safety, and the cameras are not simply a source of revenue. Watch Story

Mayor Corbett: Legislature should allow more local control

posted on May 1, 2015 03:46 PM

Mayor Corbett: Legislature should allow more local control Play Video Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says local elected officials should have the freedom and power to deal with certain issues at the local level, because those officials know what's needed for their communities better than members of the state legislature. Watch Story

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie & Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett

posted on May 30, 2014 04:44 PM

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie & Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett Play Video Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. We will discuss redevelopment and successes in their respective cities, as well as what challenges they face and what opportunities might be ahead. Joining Cownie and Corbett at... Watch Full Episode

Des Moines and Cedar Rapids mayors talk casinos

posted on May 30, 2014 04:26 PM

Des Moines and Cedar Rapids mayors talk casinos Play Video Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says a Cedar Rapids casino would have been a shot in the arm for state gambling revenues because of its urban location. Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie says he is not a proponent of gambling personally, but he thinks Des Moines' partnership with Polk County and Prairie... Watch Story

Mayors Tom Hanafan and Ron Corbett

posted on March 9, 2012 03:44 PM

Mayors Tom Hanafan and Ron Corbett Play Video Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett and Council Bluffs Mayor Tom Hanafan discuss the latest business in these Iowa cities. Joining Corbett and Hanafan at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover, senior political writer for the Associated Press; and Kay Henderson, news director for... Watch Full Episode

Mayors Ron Corbett and Frank Cownie

posted on April 2, 2010 09:43 AM

Mayors Ron Corbett and Frank Cownie Play Video Mayor Ron Corbett (R-Cedar Rapids) and Mayor Frank Cownie (D-Des Moines) discuss the current urban budget crunch and the management of Iowa’s two largest municipalities. Joining Corbett and Cownie at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg, of Iowa Public Radio; Mike Glover, senior... Watch Full Episode

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