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Latham: Emotional decision, but it's the right time to step aside

posted on December 20, 2013 06:36 PM

Latham: Emotional decision, but it's the right time to step aside Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he had a conversation with his wife and family and decided it is the right time for him to step aside and give up his seat in Congress. He says it's an emotional decision because he loves the job, and he has considered it a great honor. Watch Story

U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive)

posted on December 20, 2013 06:28 PM

U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive) Play Video U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Representative Latham discusses his decision to retire from Congress and not seek reelection in 2014. Watch Full Episode

Public pension and retirement reforms

posted on November 22, 2013 07:05 PM

Public pension and retirement reforms Play Video Michael Fitzgerald, State Treasurer; Donna Mueller, CEO of IPERS; and Gretchen Tegeler, Executive Director of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The discussion will include public pensions, retirement and reforms. Joining Fitzgerald,... Watch Full Episode

IPERS' Mueller: Government must fund pension commitments, or system will be short

posted on November 22, 2013 02:54 PM

IPERS' Mueller: Government must fund pension commitments, or system will be short Play Video Donna Mueller, CEO of the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS), says there needs to be a funding policy in place for public pensions, and the government must continue to fund those commitments. She says one of the reasons IPERS isn't fully funded is because government hasn't always... Watch Story

IPERS' Mueller: Iowa ahead of the ball on reforms; Employees share some risk

posted on November 22, 2013 02:48 PM

IPERS' Mueller: Iowa ahead of the ball on reforms; Employees share some risk Play Video Donna Mueller, CEO of the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS), says Iowa was ahead of the ball on reforms to the pension system. Changes went into effect a couple years ago, and public employees are now contributing more and sharing in the risk. Watch Story

Gretchen Tegeler cites potential solutions to shore up public pensions

posted on November 22, 2013 02:43 PM

Gretchen Tegeler cites potential solutions to shore up public pensions Play Video Gretchen Tegeler, executive director of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa, says there are alternate approaches that could be considered to take stress of the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) and other public pensions. One would be to include a 401k-type of retirement... Watch Story

Treasurer Fitzgerald: Capping IPERS benefits would be good policy

posted on November 22, 2013 02:40 PM

Treasurer Fitzgerald: Capping IPERS benefits would be good policy Play Video State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald says IPERS is a good program, and it's worked relatively well for decades. However, he says it would be good public policy to cap benefits at a reasonable amount to prevent high salary earners from collecting six-figure annual pensions. Watch Story

State Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs)

posted on October 2, 2009 03:00 PM

State Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) Play Video Host Dean Borg along with Radio Iowa news director Kay Henderson, and AP Senior political writer Mike Glover, question the Iowa Senate's majority leader, Mike Gronstal about tax credits to the film industry, across the board budget cuts, and problems with the IPERS fund. Watch Full Episode

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