Iowa Press - Episodes for 2014

Senate leadership on Iowa cannabis oil bill

Senate leadership on Iowa cannabis oil bill

May 2, 2014 | 00:01:46

Senator Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) and Senator Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) agree that the cannabis oil bill was a positive example of Iowa citizens...

Iowa Press U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate Recap

April 25, 2014 | 00:28:48

Danny Carroll, Chair of the Republican Party of Iowa; Doug Gross, Des Moines Attorney & former Republican Gubernatorial candidate; and Craig Robinson,...

Debate over Republican Party of Iowa leadership

Debate over Republican Party of Iowa leadership

April 25, 2014 | 00:01:45

Craig Robinson says the best thing for the Republican Party of Iowa is to stop the infighting and focus on winning elections. Doug Gross says Republicans...

Robinson: No Republican U.S. Senate candidate stands out

Robinson: No Republican U.S. Senate candidate stands out

April 25, 2014 | 00:01:22

Craig Robinson, editor of TheIowaRepublican.com, says he's frustrated that he doesn't see the five Republican candidates for U.S. Senate doing anything...

Gross: Branstad needs to improve his governance of the state

Gross: Branstad needs to improve his governance of the state

April 25, 2014 | 00:01:22

Republican Doug Gross, a former chief of staff under Gov. Terry Branstad, says there's a question of whether or not Branstad has appropriate control and...

Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Republican Primary

April 24, 2014 | 01:25:58

Iowa Public Television held a U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The 90-minute Iowa Press Debate began at 7 p.m. in...

Jacobs says "Obamacare” will hurt Iowans and result in fewer jobs

Jacobs says "Obamacare” will hurt Iowans and result in fewer jobs

April 24, 2014 | 00:01:01

Businessman Mark Jacobs says the Affordable Care Act has caused Iowans to experience reduced work hours and caused the cancellation of some health care...

Ernst calls for elimination of IRS, Dept. of Education and EPA

Ernst calls for elimination of IRS, Dept. of Education and EPA

April 24, 2014 | 00:01:11

When asked how she would balance the U.S. budget and free up money for infrastructure, Iowa Senator Joni Ernst said she would eliminate the IRS, the U.S....

Schaben says farmers deserve farm subsidies

Schaben says farmers deserve farm subsidies

April 24, 2014 | 00:00:22

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Scott Schaben says farmers deserve government support more than other businesses.

Whitaker: Tax code is larger than the Bible and needs reform

Whitaker: Tax code is larger than the Bible and needs reform

April 24, 2014 | 00:00:31

Former U.S. District Attorney Matt Whitaker calls for major reform of the U.S. tax code.

Clovis says affirmative action has hurt minorities

Clovis says affirmative action has hurt minorities

April 24, 2014 | 00:00:37

College Professor and radio personality Sam Clovis says statistics show affirmative action has hurt minorities economically.

The Future of Casino Gambling in Iowa

April 18, 2014 | 00:28:56

Brian Ohorilko, Administrator of the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission; Jeff Lamberti, Chairman of the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission; and Ernie Goss,...

Casinos: Lambert says Cedar Rapids casino would have destabilized the industry

Casinos: Lambert says Cedar Rapids casino would have destabilized the industry

April 18, 2014 | 00:01:07

Jeff Lambert, chair of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, says he and other commissioners are cautious about allowing competing casinos to come in...

Casinos: Iowa's gaming industry is designed to protect existing facilities

Casinos: Iowa's gaming industry is designed to protect existing facilities

April 18, 2014 | 00:02:06

Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Chairman Jeff Lamberti says the commission encourages and requires gambling facilities to be top-notch. He says that...

Casinos: Goss says any new Iowa casino will cannibalize existing casinos

Casinos: Goss says any new Iowa casino will cannibalize existing casinos

April 18, 2014 | 00:01:39

Economist Ernie Goss says the casino industry is very competitive, with newer facilities competing against older facilities and luring away customers....

Casinos: Lamberti says commission neutral right now on Greene County casino

Casinos: Lamberti says commission neutral right now on Greene County casino

April 18, 2014 | 00:01:32

Jeff Lamberti, chair of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, says a proposed Greene County casino is not an apples-to-apples comparison with the Cedar...

Reporters Roundtable

April 11, 2014 | 00:28:49

Iowa Press moderator Dean Borg leads a roundtable discussion about Iowa politics. Borg is joined by Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, Kathie...

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

April 4, 2014 | 00:28:46

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses the latest concerns in rural America as well as political issues surrounding...

Vilsack says farmers understand climate change better than anyone

Vilsack says farmers understand climate change better than anyone

April 4, 2014 | 00:01:03

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says the USDA is helping organize and share information with farmers about climate change so they can take advantage...

Vilsack says he'd love to work with young people in future

Vilsack says he'd love to work with young people in future

April 4, 2014 | 00:01:50

Sec. Tom Vilsack says he doesn't know what's in his future beyond his current job at the USDA. However, in response to a question about possible interest...