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Iowa Democratic candidates for 2016 races

posted on March 20, 2015 02:03 PM

Iowa Democratic candidates for 2016 races Play Video Jerry Crawford says the 1st and 3rd Congressional Districts will probably get the most attention in 2016, and he thinks Monica Vernon has the upper hand for the Democratic nomination in the 1st District. In the 3rd, he says it's a matter of who can win Polk County big. Crawford says Sen. Chuck... Watch Story

When will Hillary Clinton announce she's running?

posted on March 20, 2015 01:59 PM

When will Hillary Clinton announce she's running? Play Video Hillary Clinton supporters Bonnie Campbell and Jerry Crawford say they expect a formal campaign announcement from Clinton in April. Democratic strategist Jessica Vanden Berg says frustrated Democrats are ready for a forward-thinking campaign to launch and a candidate with a vision. Watch Story

Iowa Republicans Talk Caucus Campaigns & Gas Tax

posted on February 27, 2015 04:21 PM

Iowa Republicans Talk Caucus Campaigns & Gas Tax Play Video Steve Scheffler, Iowa National Republican Committeeman; Craig Robinson, editor of TheIowaRepublican.com; and Doug Gross, a former Iowa Republican gubernatorial nominee, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses early maneuvering among Republican presidential hopefuls in... Watch Full Episode

Is having more presidential candidate forums good or bad?

posted on February 27, 2015 03:03 PM

Is having more presidential candidate forums good or bad? Play Video The Republican National Committee is controlling the number of presidential candidate debates for the 2016 election cycle. As a result, more forums organized by a variety of people and special interest groups are popping up. Our Republican panel talks about whether that's good for vetting... Watch Story

Who gets blamed for problems at new Fort Madison prison?

posted on February 27, 2015 03:02 PM

Who gets blamed for problems at new Fort Madison prison? Play Video Republican Doug Gross says the buck ultimately stops with the governor. However, he says a big problem with the prison was the project labor agreement under Gov. Chet Culver, so that's a legacy problem for Culver. Gross says Branstad will ultimately be judged on how he deals with the problems. Watch Story

Is there political fallout for passing gas tax?

posted on February 27, 2015 03:00 PM

Is there political fallout for passing gas tax? Play Video The Iowa legislature swiftly passed, and Governor Terry Branstad quickly signed into law, a 10 cent increase in the state's gas tax. Republicans Doug Gross and Steve Scheffler don't believe elected officials will pay a political price for voting for the gas tax, while Craig Robinson says it's... Watch Story

Regents Funding Model for Iowa Private Colleges

posted on February 20, 2015 03:26 PM

Regents Funding Model for Iowa Private Colleges Play Video Jeffrey Bullock, president of the University of Dubuque in Dubuque; Kent Henning, president of Grand View University in Des Moines; and Mark Putnam, president of Central College in Pella are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses concerns over the new Regents funding... Watch Full Episode

Alternatives to traditional classroom education now offered at Iowa's private colleges

posted on February 20, 2015 02:43 PM

Alternatives to traditional classroom education now offered at Iowa's private colleges Play Video With online education becoming more and more popular, the 21st century model of higher education is much different than traditional campus education. Central College, Grand View University, and University of Dubuque are starting to offer the online classroom experience, but have yet to fully... Watch Story

Does the closing of AIB signal concern with other private colleges?

posted on February 20, 2015 02:37 PM

Does the closing of AIB signal concern with other private colleges? Play Video The closing of the American Institute of Business in Des Moines came as a surprise to many in the higher education community. President's Mark Putnam, Jeffrey Bullock, and Kent Henning discuss what keeps their institutions from incurring the same fate. Watch Story

Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges

posted on February 20, 2015 02:33 PM

Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges Play Video The presidents of University of Dubuque, Central College, and Grand View University all give their impressions of the new funding model for the states three regents universities and what impact it might have on them. Kent Henning, president of Grand View University, believes the new model has... Watch Story

Branstad re-evaluating state construction oversight

posted on February 13, 2015 01:58 PM

Branstad re-evaluating state construction oversight Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad says he's rethinking how his administration oversees state construction projects in light of problems with the new state prison in Ft. Madison. Branstad says it's also good that he eliminated project labor agreements and has a new director in charge of the Dept. of... Watch Story

Branstad leans toward compromise on school start dates

posted on February 13, 2015 01:55 PM

Branstad leans toward compromise on school start dates Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad says eliminating the school start date law and letting schools start whenever they want is "not acceptable." However, he says something close to a House proposal that would allow a start date the week of August 23 might be an acceptable compromise for both sides. Watch Story

Branstad on serving full term: "Yes. I intend to."

posted on February 13, 2015 01:53 PM

Branstad on serving full term: Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad says he intends to serve all four years of his new term as governor. He also says a recent illness that caused him to collapse at an event has taught him that he needs to listen to his wife. In response to a question about running again in four years, he said he is going to... Watch Story

Governor Terry E. Branstad

posted on February 13, 2015 01:24 PM

Governor Terry E. Branstad Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad (R - Des Moines) is our guest on this edition of Iowa Press. We discuss his legislative priorities during his 6th term as Iowa’s chief executive and the political outlook for potential candidates ahead of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. Joining Governor Branstad at the Iowa Press... Watch Full Episode

Iowa Gas Tax and Transportation Issues

posted on February 6, 2015 03:09 PM

Iowa Gas Tax and Transportation Issues Play Video Rep. Josh Byrnes (R-Osage), chair of the House Transportation Committee; Sen. Tod Bowman (D-Maquoketa), chair of the Senate Transportation Committee; and Dave Stanley, a representative from Iowans for Tax Relief are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses a proposed... Watch Full Episode
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