Iowa Press - Episodes for 2017

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on pre-existing conditions and health insurance

April 13, 2017 | 1 min

When asked about Republicans getting rid of the popular pre-existing condition protections in the Affordable Care Act, Rep.

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on dealing with North Korea and Syria

April 13, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) talks about what he thinks the U.S.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: April 10

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 Iowa legislative tax reform, Republican messaging, and making the jump from Des Moines to D.C.

Sen. Jack Whitver

Sen. Whitver on abortion bill in the Senate

April 7, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Senate President Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) says he thinks the Senate will pass an abortion bill that includes a three-day waiting period and no exception for cases of rape or incest (after 20 we

Sen. Jack Whitver

Sen. Whitver says significant tax legislation likely to wait until 2018

April 7, 2017 | 1 min

Iowa Senate President Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) says there's still a possibility that the legislature could pass some sort of tax bill this session.

Sen. Jack Whitver

Whitver predictions: Yes on texting ban; maybe on traffic cameras

April 7, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) answers a lightning round of questions about issues still up in the air at the Statehouse.

Sen. Jack Whitver (R - Ankeny)

Sen. Jack Whitver (R - Ankeny)

April 7, 2017 | 29 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Sen. Jack Whitver (R - Ankeny) is our guest.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: March 30

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 Tom Vilsack's advice to Democrats after 2016 and whether Vilsack will/should run for future political office.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: March 27

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 Iowa's water wars, current Des Moines Waterworks legislation, and the political battle cry of "local control". 

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (Former)

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (Former)

March 31, 2017 | 29 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, former Iowa Governor and former US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is our guest.

Rep. Chris Hall

Local control: Which political party champions it?

March 24, 2017 | 3 min

Republicans have traditionally pushed for local control, but Republicans at the Statehouse have pushed bills to override some local government decisions on issues like minimum wage and gun control.

Des Moines Water Works

Des Moines Water Works

March 24, 2017 | 29 min

Accusations of political payback in a contentious battle over water quality and local control in Iowa. It's a familiar issue and we'll cover it all on this edition of Iowa Press.

Rep. Chip Baltimore and Rep. Chris Hall

Bi-partisan support for addressing water quality

March 24, 2017 | 2 min

But can legislators agree on how? Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-Boone) and Rep.

Rep. Chip Baltimore

Status update: Which water-related bill passes?

March 24, 2017 | 1 min

Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-Boone) and Rep.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: March 20

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 Iowa revenue woes, budget advice for lawmakers, and Steve King's latest controversy. 

Reporters’ Roundtable 4425

Reporters’ Roundtable

March 17, 2017 | 29 min

The 2017 Iowa legislative session grinds on as lawmakers pass major bills in both chambers.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: February 27

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 Iowa town halls, the Iowa legislative session pace, and reporting dangers in "funnel week."

Reporters’ Roundtable

Reporters’ Roundtable

February 24, 2017 | 29 min

The 2017 Iowa legislative session presses forward and our congressional delegation on recess meets a wall of angry Iowans.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: February 20

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 the political aftermath of collective bargaining for Branstad/Reynolds, the union messaging war, and early advice for would-be Governor candidates.

Collective Bargaining

Collective Bargaining

February 17, 2017 | 29 min

Tammy Wawro, President of the Iowa State Education Association, and Gretchen Tegeler, President of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa discuss the changes to Chapter 20 of the Iowa Code (collective bargaining).