Iowa Press - Episodes for 2014

Vilsack: "I don't think there's any question that we're on the side of farmers, ranchers and producers."

Vilsack: "I don't think there's any question that we're on the side of farmers, ranchers and producers."

April 4, 2014 | 00:02:27

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack responded recently to accusations from Iowa Rep. Tom Latham that the USDA isn't on the side of farmers. Vilsack...

Vilsack says he's unaware of any secret settlements in his administration

Vilsack says he's unaware of any secret settlements in his administration

April 4, 2014 | 00:01:51

Sec. Tom Vilsack says there was no money paid during this two terms as governor of Iowa to keep people quiet. He says there was no need for secret settlements.

Former Senator Rick Santorum Talks Politics

March 28, 2014 | 00:28:46

Former Senator Rick Santorum is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The chairman of Patriot Voices and a 2012 Republican presidential candidate will...

Santorum on Iowa Caucuses: "I don't think there's anything for Iowa to apologize for."

Santorum on Iowa Caucuses: "I don't think there's anything for Iowa to apologize for."

March 28, 2014 | 00:01:14

Fmr. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania) says he doesn't feel ripped off by Iowa or the caucus process after being named runner up on Caucus night, only...

Santorum says he'd close U.S. embassy in Cuba

Santorum: Families should be able to run businesses consistent with their faith

March 28, 2014 | 00:01:07

In response to the debate over Obamacare and whether companies like Hobby Lobby should have to provide birth control coverage for employees, Fmr. Sen....

Santorum on 2016: "I'm very open to taking another run"

Santorum on 2016: "I'm very open to taking another run"

March 28, 2014 | 00:01:06

Fmr. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania), who ran for president in 2012, says he's concerned about the direction of the country and a lot of people, especially...

Medical Marijuana

March 21, 2014 | 00:28:45

Senator Joe Bolkcom (D-Iowa City) and Steve Lukan, director of Iowa’s Office of Drug Control Policy, and West Des Moines Mayor Steve Gaer (R) are the...

Steve Lukan: Proceed cautiously in debate over medical marijuana

Steve Lukan: Proceed cautiously in debate over medical marijuana

March 21, 2014 | 00:02:11

Steve Lukan, director of the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy, says Iowans need to proceed cautiously when considering legalizing medical marijuana....

Steve Gaer on medical marijuana: Don't deny us something we know has helped other people

Steve Gaer on medical marijuana: Don't deny us something we know has helped other people

March 21, 2014 | 00:02:08

Steve Gaer of West Des Moines says he believes medical marijuana could help his daughter, who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy. He says it should...

Sen. Joe Bolkcom: There's a way to develop safe, legal access to medical marijuana

March 21, 2014 | 00:01:50

Sen. Joe Bolkcom (D-Iowa City) is helping lead efforts in the state legislature to legalize medical marijuana. He says there's a path forward to develop...

Governor Rick Perry's Political Future

March 2, 2014 | 00:25:27

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...

Gov. Perry: Deteriorating vision in left eye is reason for the glasses

Gov. Perry: Deteriorating vision in left eye is reason for the glasses

February 28, 2014 | 00:02:49

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...

Gov. Perry: Government shouldn't set minimum wage; it's up to businesses

Gov. Perry: Government shouldn't set minimum wage; it's up to businesses

February 28, 2014 | 00:02:46

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...

Gov. Perry: The people of each state should decide same-sex marriage issue

Gov. Perry: The people of each state should decide same-sex marriage issue

February 28, 2014 | 00:03:20

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says states should be allowed to decide whether or not to allow same-sex marriage. A federal judge recently struck down a ban on...

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

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

February 28, 2014 | 00:00:56

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...

Building a broadband customer base requires educating some Iowans first

Building a broadband customer base requires educating some Iowans first

February 21, 2014 | 00:01:14

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...

The Future of Broadband Access in Iowa

February 21, 2014 | 00:28:46

Senator Steve Sodders (D-State Center) and Ric Lumbard, Director of Operations and Engineering at Iowa Communications Network and Michael Sadler, Assistant...

Is Google competition for Iowa telcos and the ICN?

Is Google competition for Iowa telcos and the ICN?

February 21, 2014 | 00:01:23

Google is planning to expand its communications services in more cities. Michael Sadler of CenturyLink says they welcome competition like Google as long...

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

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

February 21, 2014 | 00:01:09

State Sen. Steve Sodders (D-State Center) says access to high-speed broadband is needed for business and economic development, helping draw people to...

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

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

February 21, 2014 | 00:01:34

Ric Lumbard, director of engineering and operations for the Iowa Communications Network (ICN), says the original purpose of the ICN was to serve schools,...