Iowa Press - Episodes for 2017

Gretchen Tegeler

Chapter 20 reform: Impact on taxpayers

February 17, 2017 | 1 min

Gretchen Tegeler, President of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa, says she wouldn't look for an immediate reduction in taxes.

Tammy Wawro

Chapter 20 reform: Impact in the classroom

February 17, 2017 | 1 min

Tammy Wawro, President of the Iowa State Education Association, says changes to Chapter 20 of the Iowa Code will have a dramatic impact on Iowa schools being able to attract new teachers to the pro

Tammy Wawro and Gretchen Tegeler

Chapter 20 changes are done; is IPERS next?

February 17, 2017 | 2 min

Tammy Wawro, President of the Iowa State Education Association, and Gretchen Tegeler, President of the Taxpayers Association, share different views on whether the Legislature should look at reformi

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: February 13

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press and former 34-year veteran political writer for The Des Moines Register. This week we cover Branstad's relationship with unions, the task ahead for Iowa party chairs, and "big ticket" items at the Iowa legislature.

Iowa’s Political Party Chairs

Iowa’s Political Party Chairs

February 10, 2017 | 29 min

Republicans in Iowa are on the offensive while democrats work to get back in the game.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: February 6

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press and former 34-year veteran political writer for The Des Moines Register. This week we whether the Iowa legislature has learned lessons from Kansas and North Carolina Republicans, potential Planned Parenthood blowback, and health insurance perks for legislators.

House Speaker Linda Upmeyer

House Speaker Linda Upmeyer

February 3, 2017 | 29 min

A change of pace at the Statehouse in Des Moines as majority republicans push an ambitious agenda. An update with House Speaker Linda Upmeyer on this edition of Iowa Press.

Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Speaker Upmeyer on minimum wage

February 3, 2017 | 1 min

Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake), Speaker of the Iowa House, says she sees a need for uniformity in the minimum wage across the state.

Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Upmeyer on what legislators pay for health insurance

February 3, 2017 | 2 min

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Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Upmeyer on changing collective bargaining

February 3, 2017 | 2 min

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Bruce Rastetter

Bruce Rastetter

January 27, 2017 | 29 min

Iowa's changing economic forecasts are rippling through the state's finances and it seems our public universities have a budgetary bullseye on their backs.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: January 30

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press and former 34-year veteran political writer for The Des Moines Register. This week we cover potential political blowback of a Trump trade war, Bruce Rastetter's future, and Iowa legislative red herrings or real issues (depending on your perspective).

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on his future, as well as successes under his Regents leadership

January 27, 2017 | 3 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter says he's not sure if he wants to be reappointed to another term on the Board when his current term expires at the end of April.

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on what's expected of new UNI president

January 27, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter lays out what issues and tasks he and the Board expect the new president of the University of Northern Iowa to tackle.

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on trade and ethanol under Trump

January 27, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter, who also has personal involvement in agribusiness, says President Donald Trump understands trade.

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on controversy over ISU President Leath's flights

January 27, 2017 | 1 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter talks about how the Regents handled controversy over Iowa State University President Steven Leath's use of an airplane.

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: January 23

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press and former 34-year veteran political writer for The Des Moines Register. This week we cover the Iowa political pendulum, Branstad’s political evolution, and the early signs of a potential presidential Obama.

Reporters’ Roundtable

Reporters’ Roundtable

January 20, 2017 | 29 min

A changing of the guard in Washington and right here in Iowa. One already complete with now President Trump. In Iowa a new Governor is waiting at the Statehouse.

Governor Terry Branstad

Governor Terry Branstad

January 13, 2017 | 29 min

Transition time. Iowa's Governor's Office focusing on maintaining momentum, seamless transition. We're questioning republican Governor and U.S.

Condition of the State 2017: Reporters' Roundtable

Condition of the State 2017: Reporters' Roundtable

January 10, 2017 | 17 min

Reporters discuss Governor Terry E. Branstad’s Condition of the State Address presented to the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday, January 10.