Iowa Press - Episodes for 2015

Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges

Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges

February 20, 2015 | 00:02:20

The presidents of University of Dubuque, Central College, and Grand View University all give their impressions of the new funding model for the states...

Branstad re-evaluating state construction oversight

Branstad re-evaluating state construction oversight

February 13, 2015 | 00:02:36

Gov. Terry Branstad says he's rethinking how his administration oversees state construction projects in light of problems with the new state prison in...

Branstad on serving full term: "Yes. I intend to."

Branstad on serving full term: "Yes. I intend to."

February 13, 2015 | 00:01:34

Gov. Terry Branstad says he intends to serve all four years of his new term as governor. He also says a recent illness that caused him to collapse at...

Governor Terry E. Branstad

February 13, 2015 | 00:28:45

Gov. Terry Branstad (R - Des Moines) is our guest on this edition of Iowa Press. We discuss his legislative priorities during his 6th term as Iowa’s chief...

Branstad leans toward compromise on school start dates

Branstad leans toward compromise on school start dates

February 13, 2015 | 00:01:10

Gov. Terry Branstad says eliminating the school start date law and letting schools start whenever they want is "not acceptable." However, he says something...

Iowa Gas Tax and Transportation Issues

February 6, 2015 | 00:28:45

Rep. Josh Byrnes (R-Osage), chair of the House Transportation Committee; Sen. Tod Bowman (D-Maquoketa), chair of the Senate Transportation Committee;...

Tax miles driven instead of gas consumption?

Tax miles driven instead of gas consumption?

February 6, 2015 | 00:01:11

As more hybrid and electric cars hit the streets, some Iowans question whether a user fee focusing on gas consumption vs. miles driven is fair. Sen. Tod...

All sides agree bonding for road repairs is wrong approach

All sides agree bonding for road repairs is wrong approach

February 6, 2015 | 00:02:06

Thirty Iowa counties have bonded to pay for road repairs. Rep. Josh Byrnes, Sen. Tod Bowman and Iowans for Tax Relief Chairman Dave Stanley all agree...

Disagreement on gas tax distribution formula

Disagreement on gas tax distribution formula

February 6, 2015 | 00:02:17

A larger portion of gas tax revenues goes toward state highway and bridge projects than goes to county and local projects that have critical funding needs....

Reporters' Roundtable

January 30, 2015 | 00:28:43

This week’s Iowa Press convenes a roundtable of political journalists to discuss various issues being debated at the Statehouse, as well as the impact...

Roundtable of Political Journalists

January 23, 2015 | 00:28:46

Dan Balz, chief correspondent for The Washington Post; Roger Simon, chief political columnist for Politico; and John Dickerson, CBS political director...

Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Sen. Mike Gronstal

Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Sen. Mike Gronstal

January 16, 2015 | 00:29:06

Speaker of the House Representative Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) and Senate Majority Leader Senator Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) are the guests on this...

Iowa Regents Institutions

January 9, 2015 | 00:28:40

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter and President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses...

Regents on proposed 3rd year of tuition freeze

Regents on proposed 3rd year of tuition freeze

January 9, 2015 | 00:02:02

Iowa Board of Regents leaders Bruce Rastetter and Katie Mulholland say they're confident the legislature will help make it possible for Regents to freeze...

Regents: Funding model establishes clear goals

Regents: Funding model establishes clear goals

January 9, 2015 | 00:02:16

Iowa Board of Regents leaders Bruce Rastetter and Katie Mulholland say the Regents hadn't updated the state university funding model for 70 years, and...

Mulholland: Online learning will grow

Mulholland: Online learning will grow

January 9, 2015 | 00:02:48

Iowa Board of Regents President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland says she foresees more and more courses being offered online in the future at Iowa Regents institutions....

Reporters' Roundtable

This week’s Iowa Press is a reporters’ roundtable discussing the top political stories of 2014 and a look ahead to what is on the agenda for 2015. Joining...