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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Senator Jack Hatch

posted on June 12, 2014 04:09 PM

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Senator Jack Hatch Play Video Democratic gubernatorial candidate Senator Jack Hatch (D - Des Moines) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. We discuss new developments in his campaign for governor and his plan for defeating Governor Terry Branstad. Joining Hatch at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay... Watch Full Episode

Hatch: Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission should consider other criteria for Cedar Rapids casino

posted on June 12, 2014 02:05 PM

Hatch: Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission should consider other criteria for Cedar Rapids casino Play Video Sen. Jack Hatch says the unique situation and circumstances in Cedar Rapids should be taken into consideration in deciding whether to approve a casino license for the city. He says the state should not be in the business of protecting profits of existing casinos at the expense of another... Watch Story

Hatch responds to ads attacking him on tax returns and conflicts of interest

posted on June 12, 2014 02:04 PM

Hatch responds to ads attacking him on tax returns and conflicts of interest Play Video Sen. Jack Hatch says the campaign ads attacking him don't have any basis, and they are simply diverting attention from what he calls a scandal-ridden Branstad administration. Hatch says he's released one year of tax returns under the tradition of previous gubernatorial candidates. He also says he... Watch Story

Hatch says Iowa has lost opportunities under Branstad

posted on June 12, 2014 02:01 PM

Hatch says Iowa has lost opportunities under Branstad Play Video Sen. Jack Hatch, the Democratic candidate for governor, says Iowa is coasting. He says as governor he would focus on four, key areas for the state: education security, energy security, environmental security, and economic and job development security. Watch Story

U.S. Representative Steve King (R-Kiron)

posted on June 6, 2014 04:57 PM

U.S. Representative Steve King (R-Kiron) Play Video U.S. Representative Steve King (R-Kiron) is the guest. We will discuss his experience in the 2002 Congressional race, when he won the Republican nomination at a convention and went on to defeat the Democratic challenger in the general election. Joining King at the Iowa Press table are... Watch Full Episode

King proposes runoff election instead of nominating convention

posted on June 6, 2014 02:43 PM

King proposes runoff election instead of nominating convention Play Video Rep. Steve King says he supports the 35% threshold for candidates in a primary election. However, he says if a candidate doesn't reach 35%, he would prefer to see a runoff election between the top two candidates, rather than have the nomination decided by delegates to a convention. Watch Story

King may support someone other than Boehner for Speaker

posted on June 6, 2014 02:33 PM

King may support someone other than Boehner for Speaker Play Video Rep. Steve King says he's open to voting for someone other than Rep. John Boehner as Speaker of the House, if Republicans retain control of Congress after the 2014 elections. King says he has no interest in running for Speaker himself. Watch Story

King: Deal for release of American POW a "colossal mistake"

posted on June 6, 2014 02:29 PM

King: Deal for release of American POW a Play Video Rep. Steve King says the U.S. does not negotiate with terrorists, and the release of American POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay was a "colossal mistake" by the Obama administration. He says it empowers the enemy and puts U.S. troops at risk. Watch Story

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie & Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett

posted on May 30, 2014 04:44 PM

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie & Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett Play Video Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. We will discuss redevelopment and successes in their respective cities, as well as what challenges they face and what opportunities might be ahead. Joining Cownie and Corbett at... Watch Full Episode

Des Moines and Cedar Rapids mayors talk casinos

posted on May 30, 2014 04:26 PM

Des Moines and Cedar Rapids mayors talk casinos Play Video Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says a Cedar Rapids casino would have been a shot in the arm for state gambling revenues because of its urban location. Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie says he is not a proponent of gambling personally, but he thinks Des Moines' partnership with Polk County and Prairie... Watch Story

Cownie: Water quality is a rural-urban partnership

posted on May 30, 2014 04:22 PM

Cownie: Water quality is a rural-urban partnership Play Video Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie says urban and rural stakeholders must work together to address water quality issues. The sources of contaminates has to be considered, not just dealing with how to remove them later. Watch Story

Corbett: Mayors support gas tax for infrastructure

posted on May 30, 2014 04:20 PM

Corbett: Mayors support gas tax for infrastructure Play Video Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says he and other mayors across Iowa support the legislature raising Iowa's gas tax to fund roads and transportation. Corbett says Cedar Rapids couldn't wait forever for the legislature to act, so in the meantime, citizens passed a local option tax to fund... Watch Story

Governor Terry E. Branstad

posted on May 23, 2014 03:57 PM

Governor Terry E. Branstad Play Video Gov. Terry E. Branstad (R-Panora) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. We discuss his administration, look back at the 2014 legislative session and get an update on his re-election campaign. Joining Governor Branstad at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news... Watch Full Episode

Branstad says he has nothing to hide in DAS investigation

posted on May 23, 2014 12:02 PM

Branstad says he has nothing to hide in DAS investigation Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad responds to questions about whether state merit employees and political appointees are treated differently with severance packages. He also says his administration has nothing to hide and that Senate Democrats are the ones trying to hide information related to legislative... Watch Story

Branstad says he's staying out of casino decisions

posted on May 23, 2014 11:57 AM

Branstad says he's staying out of casino decisions Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad says he's leaving casino decisions up to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission and that any changes to gambling laws and regulations are for the legislature to decide. He does say he likes Cedar Rapids' designation for a proposed casino to be smoke-free. Watch Story
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