Iowa Press - Episodes for 2017

Ann Selzer

Ann Selzer

December 29, 2017 | 27 min

As the calendar turns to 2018 elections political pundits set their sights on future elections and examine public opinions.

Rep. John Forbes (D - Urbandale) and Gerd Clabaugh

Rep. John Forbes (D - Urbandale) and Gerd Clabaugh

December 22, 2017 | 27 min

Marijuana and opioids mixed with politics could be hot button issues at the Statehouse in 2018.

Reporters’ Roundtable

Reporters’ Roundtable

December 15, 2017 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, we convene a panel of political reporters to discuss the upcoming Iowa legislative session and the 2018 elections.

Mary Kramer

Kramer on "toxic" Statehouse culture

December 8, 2017 | 2 min

Fmr. Sen. and Fmr. Amb. Mary Kramer says the climate at the Statehouse wasn't good more than a decade ago when she was President of the Senate.

Mary Kramer

Kramer on what she'll recommend to Legislature for handling harassment

December 8, 2017 | 3 min

Fmr. Sen. and Fmr. Amb.

Mary Kramer

Kramer: People have to recognize risk before they change

December 8, 2017 | 1 min

Fmr. Sen. and Fmr. Amb. Mary Kramer says people need to realize there are consequences to certain actions. She said she would rather there be over-reporting of concerns right now.

Mary Kramer

Mary Kramer

December 8, 2017 | 27 min

Late 2017 has come to represent a year of sexual harassment allegations in both media and politics. The Iowa legislature was already reeling from a million dollar judgment regarding harassment.

Governor Kim Reynolds

Governor Kim Reynolds

December 1, 2017 | 27 min

For a new Governor taking the reins of a republican-controlled state government controversial issues are everywhere. We sit down with Governor Kim Reynolds on this edition of Iowa Press.

Gov. Kim Reynolds

Reynolds: Medicaid managed care isn't perfect, but committed to quality care

December 1, 2017 | 3 min

Iowa Gov.

Gov. Kim Reynolds

Reynolds: Zero tolerance for sexual harassment

December 1, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Gov.

Gov. Kim Reynolds

Reynolds says workforce development and tax reform can both happen

December 1, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R-Osceola) says Iowa businesses need more skilled workers, and the state needs a tax system that's more competitive and attractive to businesses.

Senator Janet Petersen

Senator Janet Petersen

November 24, 2017 | 27 min

A change in leadership before the start of another legislative session. What does the future hold for minority democrats in Des Moines?

Congressman Dave Loebsack

Congressman Dave Loebsack

November 17, 2017 | 27 min

The Republican Party trying to navigate tax reform before year's end with democrats united in opposition.

Iowa Legislative Issues

Iowa Legislative Issues

November 10, 2017 | 27 min

The front lines of government policy are often at your nearby city council.

Doug Gross and Steve Scheffler

Republicans disagree on how to treat potential Trump challengers

November 3, 2017 | 3 min

Steve Scheffler says prominent Iowa Republicans and party officials should support Donald Trump for re-election, while Doug Gross says it's a bad idea for the future of the Iowa Caucuses for Republ

Doug Gross and Steve Scheffler

Gross, Scheffler on how Republicans view Trump

November 3, 2017 | 2 min

Doug Gross says he sees President Trump's style and the substance of his policies as two long term problems for the Republican Party.

Doug Gross

Gross on tax cuts/reform for Republicans: "It's everything"

November 3, 2017 | 1 min

Republican Doug Gross says if Republicans in Congress don't pass a tax cut/tax reform bill, there will be hell to pay for Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections.

Republican Issues

Republican Issues

November 3, 2017 | 27 min

Republicans aiming toward 2018 face national fights while a republican majority and President in Washington balance tax reform amid federal investigations.

Rural Issues

Rural Issues

October 27, 2017 | 27 min

Rural America at a crossroads in an era of turbulent policy and politics. We visit with a bipartisan pair of former U.S.

Sen. Joni Ernst

Ernst on the EPA and the Renewable Fuel Standard

October 20, 2017 | 2 min

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) says EPA administrator Scott Pruitt "needed a little motivation," but she feels good right now about where the EPA stands regarding the RFS.