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Republican Congressional Candidate David Young

posted on June 27, 2014 04:59 PM

Republican Congressional Candidate David Young Play Video David Young, Republican candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Third District is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young finished fifth in the June 3 primary election, but he won the nomination on the fifth ballot at the district convention Saturday, June 21. Joining Young at the Iowa Press... Watch Full Episode

Young: Minimum wage action must be bipartisan

posted on June 27, 2014 04:44 PM

Young: Minimum wage action must be bipartisan Play Video Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says he wants to see Iowans' pay go up. However, he says tax relief for small businesses is necessary if there's going to be any change in the minimum wage. Watch Story

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

Gov. Branstad not taking sides on minimum wage debate

posted on January 31, 2014 04:14 PM

Gov. Branstad not taking sides on minimum wage debate Play Video Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law an increase in Iowa's minimum wage more than 20 years ago. Some legislators are calling for another increase. Branstad says he wants to see the details of the proposal, as well as information on what the impact would be on the state's economy before he... Watch Story

Statehouse Minority Leaders disagree on minimum wage increase

posted on January 10, 2014 04:38 PM

Statehouse Minority Leaders disagree on minimum wage increase Play Video Statehouse Minority Leaders Sen. Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) and Rep. Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) disagree on whether to raise the minimum wage in Iowa. Dix proposes taxing income less, or not at all, and says a minimum wage increase could hurt small businesses. Smith says Democrats will indeed... Watch Story

Goss: Minimum wage increase would have negative employment impact

posted on December 13, 2013 05:18 PM

Goss: Minimum wage increase would have negative employment impact Play Video Economist Ernie Goss says a federal minimum wage increase would have some negative employment impact in the short term. He says the most important thing would be to close the gap between the incentive to work and the incentive not to work, since some unemployed people receive more in benefits... Watch Story

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