Iowa Public Television

 

Stories Tagged "politics": Page 6

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Displaying 76 to 90 of 543 results.

Gov. Perry: Veto of Arizona bill involving businesses and LGBT people was the right thing

posted on February 28, 2014 09:21 AM

Gov. Perry: Veto of Arizona bill involving businesses and LGBT people was the right thing Play Video Texas Gov. Rick Perry says fellow Republican Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Arizona) made the right decision for her state when she vetoed a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse to serve LGBT people. Perry says he may not agree with people's positions on issues, but he says he supports the... 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. Perry: Deteriorating vision in left eye is reason for the glasses

posted on February 28, 2014 09:20 AM

Gov. Perry: Deteriorating vision in left eye is reason for the glasses Play Video Texas Governor Rick Perry says he wears glasses now because of deteriorating vision in his left eye. He says he was hit in the eye with a rock when he was a teenager, and the effects of that injury are forcing him to wear the glasses. He thanks his wife for helping pick a stylish pair of frames. Watch Story

Governor Rick Perry's Political Future

posted on February 27, 2014 06:00 PM

Governor Rick Perry's Political Future Play Video Texas Governor Rick Perry is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses his tenure as chief executive of The Lone Star State and his political future. Joining Perry at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Kathie Obradovich,... Watch Full Episode

The Future of Broadband Access in Iowa

posted on February 20, 2014 02:57 PM

The Future of Broadband Access in Iowa Play Video Senator Steve Sodders (D-State Center) and Ric Lumbard, Director of Operations and Engineering at Iowa Communications Network and Michael Sadler, Assistant Vice President Public Policy and Government Relations at CenturyLink are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the... Watch Full Episode

Building a broadband customer base requires educating some Iowans first

posted on February 20, 2014 02:57 PM

Building a broadband customer base requires educating some Iowans first Play Video Michael Sadler of CenturyLink and State Sen. Steve Sodders both agree that some Iowans still need to be educated on why broadband access is important in today's world and how they could benefit from it. A bill being considered in the Legislature provides for a digital literacy program to help do... Watch Story

Is Google competition for Iowa telcos and the ICN?

posted on February 20, 2014 02:56 PM

Is Google competition for Iowa telcos and the ICN? Play Video Google is planning to expand its communications services in more cities. Michael Sadler of CenturyLink says they welcome competition like Google as long as there's a level playing field. He says some cities are creating incentives to woo companies like Google and creating disadvantages for other... Watch Story

Sen. Sodders says broadband access is a necessity of life today

posted on February 20, 2014 02:55 PM

Sen. Sodders says broadband access is a necessity of life today Play Video State Sen. Steve Sodders (D-State Center) says access to high-speed broadband is needed for business and economic development, helping draw people to live in small communities and rural areas, as well as education. He says all Iowans should have broadband access no matter where they live. Watch Story

ICN director says network is undervalued and could expand who/what it serves

posted on February 20, 2014 02:54 PM

ICN director says network is undervalued and could expand who/what it serves Play Video Ric Lumbard, director of engineering and operations for the Iowa Communications Network (ICN), says the original purpose of the ICN was to serve schools, healthcare facilities, state government, etc. and it was excluded from serving other entities and customers. He says if the ICN could offer... Watch Story

The Future of College Sports

posted on February 14, 2014 03:36 PM

The Future of College Sports Play Video Jamie Pollard, athletic director at Iowa State University, and Gary Barta, athletic director at the University of Iowa, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the future of college sports, including conference realignment, and the influence of money and politics on modern-day... Watch Full Episode

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard both say they want to continue the Iowa-Iowa State rivalry as long as possible. They say the only thing that could change that over time might be conference-related obligations that would... Watch Story

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in.

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in. Play Video College athletes should not be considered employees of the schools and paid under a labor agreement, say Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard and University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta. Both Pollard and Barta say other improvements can be made to help student-athletes... Watch Story

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape?

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape? Play Video Athletic Directors Jamie Pollard (Iowa State) and Gary Barta (Iowa) acknowledge that the Cyclones and Hawkeyes have uphill climbs to compete for national championships in football and basketball, due to recruiting challenges, demographics, location, etc. However, both men believe it can be done at... Watch Story

Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta says a cap on coaches' salaries would make his job easier. However, he and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard agree that the market drives high salaries for coaches and the money pays off in the long run with recruits and overall... Watch Story

Iowa Juvenile Home Discussion

posted on February 7, 2014 04:39 PM

Iowa Juvenile Home Discussion Play Video Jane Hudson of Disability Rights Iowa, Former Congressman Dave Nagle who represents the Toledo group “Save our Home”, and Drake Law Professor Jerry Foxhoven who chaired Governor Branstad’s Iowa Juvenile Home Protection Task Force are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the... Watch Full Episode
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Displaying 76 to 90 of 543 results.