posted on June 19, 2015 01:12 PM
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.
posted on June 19, 2015 01:08 PM
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.
posted on June 19, 2015 01:04 PM
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...
posted on June 10, 2015 03:46 PM
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...
posted on June 10, 2015 03:43 PM
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...
posted on June 10, 2015 03:40 PM
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...
posted on June 10, 2015 02:03 PM
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...
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posted on June 5, 2015 04:54 PM
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...
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posted on June 5, 2015 04:45 PM
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.
posted on June 5, 2015 04:43 PM
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...
posted on June 5, 2015 04:40 PM
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...
posted on May 29, 2015 04:45 PM
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.
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posted on May 29, 2015 03:19 PM
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...
posted on May 29, 2015 03:16 PM
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...
posted on May 29, 2015 03:12 PM
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,...