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Jane Hudson: Current legislation for Iowa Juvenile Home is a jobs bill

posted on February 7, 2014 04:37 PM

Jane Hudson: Current legislation for Iowa Juvenile Home is a jobs bill Play Video Jane Hudson, executive director of Disability Rights Iowa, says all stakeholders need to be involved in finding a solution for the Iowa Juvenile Home. She says she views current legislation as a jobs bill, not necessarily a plan that is based in sound clinical practice for treating youth. Jerry... Watch Story

Why Iowans should care about the girls served by Iowa Juvenile Home

posted on February 7, 2014 04:36 PM

Why Iowans should care about the girls served by Iowa Juvenile Home Play Video Drake Law Professor Jerry Foxhoven, who served on the Iowa Juvenile Home task force created by Governor Branstad, says the girls who end up at facilities like the Iowa Juvenile Home are the future of Iowa, and if we can help them succeed, the state will be better for it. He says the state has been... Watch Story

Dave Nagle: Iowa Juvenile Home reports distorted, misunderstood

posted on February 7, 2014 04:35 PM

Dave Nagle: Iowa Juvenile Home reports distorted, misunderstood Play Video Former Congressman Dave Nagle grew up in Toledo near the Iowa Juvenile Home and has volunteered there. He says recent reports about the home have been distorted and don't focus enough on the things that have been done right, such as educational progress of the residents. He says staff members go... Watch Story

Branstad on Reynolds: "We're grooming her to be the next governor."

posted on January 31, 2014 04:17 PM

Branstad on Reynolds: Play Video Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says he and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds are a team. She's in on all the decision-making. He says he intends to serve another entire four-year term, if he's re-elected, but he wants her to be prepared to take over as the next governor. Watch Story

Gov. Branstad: Protecting kids more important than protecting Iowa Juvenile Home

posted on January 31, 2014 04:16 PM

Gov. Branstad: Protecting kids more important than protecting Iowa Juvenile Home Play Video Regarding the closing of the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo, Gov. Terry Branstad says the focus should not be on protecting the institution, but rather on protecting the kids and doing what's in their best interests. He says there are some non-profit agencies and organizations in the state that can... Watch Story

Gov. Branstad not taking sides on minimum wage debate

posted on January 31, 2014 04:14 PM

Gov. Branstad not taking sides on minimum wage debate Play Video Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law an increase in Iowa's minimum wage more than 20 years ago. Some legislators are calling for another increase. Branstad says he wants to see the details of the proposal, as well as information on what the impact would be on the state's economy before he... Watch Story

Governor Terry E. Branstad

posted on January 31, 2014 02:27 PM

Governor Terry E. Branstad Play Video Gov. Terry E. Branstad (R-Panora) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses his legislative agenda and priorities, as well as the 2014 election and his campaign for a sixth term. Joining Branstad at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for... Watch Full Episode

T. Boone Pickens

posted on January 24, 2014 04:54 PM

T. Boone Pickens Play Video Wealthy oil and gas magnate T. Boone Pickens is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses energy issues, politics and sports. Joining Pickens at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and James Lynch, political reporter for The... Watch Full Episode

T. Boone Pickens: U.S. needs an energy plan

posted on January 24, 2014 02:36 PM

T. Boone Pickens: U.S. needs an energy plan Play Video T. Boone Pickens, the wealthy oil and gas magnate who chairs BP Capital and promotes his Pickens Plan on energy, says the country needs an energy plan. He acknowledges that the U.S. is making strides with renewable energy and other alternatives like natural gas, but he says there's still a need... Watch Story

T. Boone Pickens: We need a better way to pick presidential candidates

posted on January 24, 2014 02:34 PM

T. Boone Pickens: We need a better way to pick presidential candidates Play Video Wealthy alternative energy promoter and political contributor T. Boone Pickens says President Barack Obama is not a leader, and we need a better system for selecting presidential candidates. He makes a comparison to headhunters in the corporate world. Watch Story

T. Boone Pickens says he supports any American source of alternative energy, including ethanol

posted on January 24, 2014 02:32 PM

T. Boone Pickens says he supports any American source of alternative energy, including ethanol Play Video T. Boone Pickens, the wealthy oil and gas magnate and creator of the Pickens Plan on energy, says he has no vested interest in ethanol, because he's not in the ethanol business, and he doesn't consider it to be competition. He says he understands ethanol issues, and he's supportive of any American... Watch Story

T. Boone Pickens says he lost $200 million in wind energy

posted on January 24, 2014 02:29 PM

T. Boone Pickens says he lost $200 million in wind energy Play Video Wealthy oil and gas magnate T. Boone Pickens, who promotes his Pickens Plan for energy policy, says he lost $200 million investing in wind energy. He says the wind production tax credit can help make wind energy viable for some people, but his investments weren't able to compete with the huge... Watch Story

Leaders say 85th General Assembly will go down in history for its successes

posted on January 15, 2014 01:57 PM

Leaders say 85th General Assembly will go down in history for its successes Play Video Iowa Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal and Iowa House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen both say the 85th Iowa General Assembly will go down in history as one of the most successful General Assemblies in Iowa history. They say the House and Senate accomplished a lot in 2013, they'll find common... Watch Story

Legislative leaders on the governor's proposed budget

posted on January 15, 2014 01:57 PM

Legislative leaders on the governor's proposed budget Play Video Governor Terry Branstad's proposed state budget increases spending 7.8 percent, a figure Iowa Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal says is a bit misleading, because it includes the state expenditures to reduce commercial property taxes at the local level. Legislative leaders say they will... Watch Story

Legislative leaders agree Home Base Iowa program will pass

posted on January 15, 2014 01:57 PM

Legislative leaders agree Home Base Iowa program will pass Play Video Iowa House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Iowa Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal both agree that Governor Terry Branstad's Home Base Iowa initiative, which the governor says is the centerpiece of his 2014 agenda, is a good idea. They say details must be worked out, but they expect the... Watch Story
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