Iowa Press - Episodes for 2017

Party Chairs

Fallout from the Iowa Senate Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann directs questions regarding the office behavior to Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix and states it would not be tolerated in his office. Iowa Democrati

Party Chairs

Party Chairman Battle Over State Budget Woe Blame

September 22, 2017 | 2:42 min

Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann defends Gov. Reynolds against attacks from democrats and primary rival Ron Corbett that state budget maneuvers are bad policy.

Party Chairs

Iowa Political Party Chairs

September 22, 2017 | 27 min

A state budget limping into late 2017, a republican controlled agenda in question and a democratic party seeking to regain its footing.

DHS money needs and personnel outsourcing

DHS money needs and personnel outsourcing

September 15, 2017 | 1 min

DHS Director Jerry Foxhoven says the agency may look to bring previously outsourced case worker assignments and funds back to full-time staff. Sen.

Foxhoven and McCoy disagree over availability of women’s health facilities

Foxhoven and McCoy disagree over availability of women’s health facilities

September 15, 2017 | 2 min

When asked about the availability of women’s health services in Iowa after recent legislation restricting funds to Planned Parenthood facilities, DHS Director Jerry Foxhoven says the services are l

Medicaid uncertainty in Iowa

Medicaid uncertainty in Iowa

September 15, 2017 | 1 min

Both Foxhoven and McCoy discuss the outcome and current status of controversial decisions to privatize Medicaid services in Iowa.

IDHA Director Jerry Foxhoven & Sen. Matt McCoy

IDHS Director Jerry Foxhoven & Sen. Matt McCoy

September 15, 2017 | 27 min

The high profile, heart wrenching deaths of Iowa children has launched legislative investigations and new leadership at the Department of Human Services.

Reporters’ Roundtable

Reporters’ Roundtable

September 8, 2017 | 27 min

Here in Iowa state revenues are falling short of expectations with talk of a special legislative session.

Iowa’s Transfer of Power

Iowa’s Transfer of Power

May 24, 2017 | 1 hr 30 min

 

David Yepsen

Iowa Press Returns in September

Iowa Press is currently on hiatus. The new season will begin in September.

Sen. Boulton and Rep. Finkenauer

Sen. Boulton and Rep. Finkenauer

April 28, 2017 | 29 min

Our guests are Sen. Nate Boulton (D - Des Moines) and Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D - Dubuque).

Rep. Abby Finkenauer and Sen. Nate Boulton

Young Democrats on what the party's message needs to be

April 28, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Nate Boulton (D-Des Moines) and Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) talk about the message Democrats need in order to win back elected offices.

Sen. Nate Boulton

Boulton on a long-term economic strategy

April 28, 2017 | 2 min

Sen Nate Boulton (D-Des Moines) says Iowa needs to focus on quality education, workforce training and infrastructure to build an economy for the future, rather than tax giveaways to corporations.

Rep. Abby Finkenauer

Finkenauer says Iowa needs wage increases

April 28, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) says Iowa not only needs a minimum wage increase but an increase in wages for jobs across the board.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: April 25

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press. This week we cover a historic Iowa legislative session and what it means for 2018.

Reporters’ Roundtable

Reporters’ Roundtable

April 21, 2017 | 29 min

An historic Iowa legislative session enters the rear view mirror.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: April 18

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press. This week we cover Rep. Steve King's recent appearance on the program.

Representative Steve King

Representative Steve King

April 14, 2017 | 29 min

Representative Steve King discusses events and legislation in Washington, D.C., during the first 100 days of the Trump presidency.

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on his most recent controversial statement

April 13, 2017 | 3 min

Rep Steve King (R-Kiron) explains his recent controversial comments about not being able to restore civilization with "somebody else's babies."

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on the border wall and paying for it

April 13, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says it's time to build a border wall, even though Trump is expected to ask Congress to begin funding it.