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UNI President Ruud: One time legislative money directly linked to tuition freeze

posted on June 19, 2015 01:12 PM

UNI President Ruud: One time legislative money directly linked to tuition freeze Play Video University of Northern Iowa President William Ruud expresses concern that any veto from Governor Branstad of one-time legislative funding could jeopardize a fall tuition freeze and the campus budget. Watch Story

President William Ruud: UNI Enrollment About Right

posted on June 19, 2015 01:08 PM

President William Ruud: UNI Enrollment About Right Play Video University of Northern Iowa President William Ruud describes the current student enrollment of 13-14,000 as ideal for the campus and the community. Ruud adds that the number could expand to 15,000 but the University will not pursue growth in the 18-20,000 range. Watch Story

Ruud: I agree with Steven Leath and ISU coaching search

posted on June 19, 2015 01:04 PM

Ruud: I agree with Steven Leath and ISU coaching search Play Video University of Northern Iowa President William Ruud says ISU President Steven Leath was appropriately involved in the recent Cyclone Basketball coaching search and that he would adopt the same philosophy of involvement in future Panther coaching vacancies. Ruud adds that UNI is very happy to have... Watch Story

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

Senator Lindsey Graham

posted on June 5, 2015 04:54 PM

Senator Lindsey Graham Play Video Senator Lindsey Graham (R – South Carolina) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the race for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination and his recently declared candidacy. Joining the guests at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news... Watch Full Episode

Graham: "I have to exceed expectations" in Iowa

posted on June 5, 2015 04:45 PM

Graham: Play Video Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) says he has to finish in the top tier of Republican candidates in the Iowa Caucuses in order to keep his presidential campaign alive. He says it's an organizational challenge requiring message, money and momentum, but he sees a path to success in Iowa. Watch Story

Graham stresses need for practical immigration solutions

posted on June 5, 2015 04:43 PM

Graham stresses need for practical immigration solutions Play Video Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), who is running for president in 2016, says fellow Republicans need to embrace rational solutions to the country's immigration challenges. He says it's essential for the U.S. economy, but he also acknowledges that his position isn't popular with certain... Watch Story

Graham: China very provocative, needs to pay a price

posted on June 5, 2015 04:40 PM

Graham: China very provocative, needs to pay a price Play Video Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), a 2016 presidential candidate, says news about China's alleged involvement in a cyber attack on the U.S. government should prompt changes in how the U.S. trades with China. He also says the U.S. is not well prepared for what he thinks could be a cyber Pearl... Watch Story

2016 Iowa Caucuses

posted on May 29, 2015 04:45 PM

2016 Iowa Caucuses Play Video Former Republican Party of Iowa chairman Matt Strawn and Iowa Democratic Party activist Jerry Crawford are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the latest political developments ahead of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. Joining the guests at the Iowa Press table are... Watch Full Episode

Strawn: Early debate plans are "of great concern"

posted on May 29, 2015 03:19 PM

Strawn: Early debate plans are Play Video Former Republican Party of Iowa Chair Matt Strawn says the criteria and formats being talked about for Republican presidential candidate debates should be troubling to Iowans. He says it essentially allows network executives to winnow the field of candidates, rather than voters, and it... Watch Story

Strawn: There will be an Iowa Straw Poll

posted on May 29, 2015 03:16 PM

Strawn: There will be an Iowa Straw Poll Play Video Former Republican Party of Iowa Chair Matt Strawn says there will be an Iowa Straw Poll on August 8, and presidential candidates will attend. He says it's a risk-reward strategy consideration for candidates right now, but that it's a great opportunity for new candidates like Ted Cruz to plant... Watch Story

Crawford on Clinton: She'll keep Iowa first

posted on May 29, 2015 03:12 PM

Crawford on Clinton: She'll keep Iowa first Play Video Democratic Party activist and Hillary Clinton supporter Jerry Crawford says if Hillary Clinton is elected president, she would support the Iowa Caucuses remaining first-in-the-nation. He also said Clinton is enjoying her early campaign strategy of small roundtable discussions with select Iowans,... Watch Story
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