Iowa Press - Episodes for 2016

Sec. Bill Northey

Northey: Governor’s Race Decision in 2017

April 22, 2016 | 1 min

Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey says he will make a decision on a potential race for Governor of Iowa in 2017. 

David Swenson

Swenson: Iowa’s economy overall looks pretty good

April 15, 2016 | 1:33

Iowa State University Economist David Swenson says in general Iowa’s metropolitan areas are doing mostly well.

Ernie Goss

Goss says candidates opposed to trade should be unelected

April 15, 2016 | 1:14

Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss says trade is good for the U.S. economy. He says it’s “perfect nonsense to listen to” political candidates who oppose trade.

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Economists address minimum wage increases at local level

April 15, 2016 | 2:21

Economists David Swenson and Ernie Goss say the kinds of jobs and industries that pay minimum wage generally aren’t the kinds of jobs people migrate to or away from.

Iowa's Economy

Iowa's Economy

April 15, 2016 | 29 min

Fiscal belt tightening. Iowa farmers, retailers, manufacturers and state government all cutting costs.

Rep. Steve King

King says Cruz knows he’ll have to fight King on RFS

April 8, 2016 | 2:49

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says he endorsed Sen.

Rep. Steve King

King explains why he’s facing a primary challenge

April 8, 2016 | 2:07

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says Bruce Rastetter and others tied to super PACs recruited a primary opponent for him because of renewable fuels. However, King says nobody in the U.S.

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King says Cruz or Trump will be Republican nominee for president

April 8, 2016 | 2:09

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Rep. Steve King on Iowa Press

Rep. Steve King

April 8, 2016 | 00:28:44

Challenging King. Iowa fourth district republicans now pondering if seven-term incumbent Congressman Steve King is on November's election ballot.

Jan Glendening

Glendening on water quality: Pitting rural vs. urban isn't right

April 1, 2016 | 1:38

Jan Glendening, the state director for The Nature Conservancy in Iowa, says Iowa's Water and Land Legacy Trust Fund is a funding source that would provide urban and rural benefits.

Roger Wolf

Wolf on water quality: We're owning a very large challenge

April 1, 2016 | 1:45

Roger Wolf, director of environmental programs and services for the Iowa Soybean Association, says the organization is helping define the next generation of agriculture and what it's going to look

Ralph Rosenberg

Rosenberg on water quality: Public needs to express urgency

April 1, 2016 | 1:22

Ralph Rosenberg, executive director of the Iowa Environmental Council, says he doesn't want to wait 27 years for additional tax revenue for a water quality solution like the state waited 27 years t

Water Quality Issues

Water Quality Issues

April 1, 2016 | 29 min

Confronting pollution. Iowa's water sources getting increasing scrutiny.

Iowa Board of Regents

Iowa Board of Regents

March 25, 2016 | 29 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter and President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland discuss issues related to Iowa’s Regents institutions.

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Smaller state appropriation could prompt Regents tuition increases

March 25, 2016 | 2 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter and President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland say they'll wait and see how much money the state legislature appropriates to the Regents before saying a tuit

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Rastetter suggests looking at governance of community colleges

March 25, 2016 | 2 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter says he wouldn't suggest bringing community colleges under the control of the Board of Regents, but he does think it's worth looking at streamlining

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Open meetings ruling may effect Board of Regents

March 25, 2016 | 1 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter says a recent Iowa Supreme Court ruling about the open meetings law may impact how board members interact and conduct business, but the board needs m

Gov. Terry Branstad

Branstad on Medicaid privatization

February 26, 2016 | 1:52

Gov. Terry Branstad says unfortunately many hospitals and providers have tried to scare their patients about his Medicaid privatization plan.

Branstad on water quality: "It's the biggest, boldest proposal I probably have ever made"

Branstad on water quality: "It's the biggest, boldest proposal I probably have ever made"

February 26, 2016 | 0:29

Gov. Terry Branstad says his water quality proposal to the legislature is a compromise that addresses two really critical issues in Iowa: water quality and school infrastructure.

Branstad: Primaries for incumbents aren't necessarily bad

Branstad: Primaries for incumbents aren't necessarily bad

February 26, 2016 | 1:16

Gov. Terry Branstad says he is not involved in recruiting anybody to run against Rep. Steve King for Congress, despite a recent dust-up between the two.