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Iowa Entrepreneur: BeraTek Industries

Iowa Entrepreneur: BeraTek Industries

December 1, 2017 | 10 min

As a teenager, inventor Gerald Beranek loved tinkering, fixing and creating. Those interests led him to starting his own product development and manufacturing company.

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.

Gov. Kim Reynolds

Reynolds: Zero tolerance for sexual harassment

December 1, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R-Osceola) addresses the recent sexual harassment settlement in the Iowa Senate Republican caucus, including how it was handled, and what should be done in such cases in the...

Gov. Kim Reynolds

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

December 1, 2017 | 3 min

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R-Osceola) says it's still early in the state's transition to managed care, and her administration is working to increase options for Iowans and ensure the most vulnerable...

Iowa Entrepreneur: Tres Mentes Salsa

Iowa Entrepreneur: Tres Mentes Salsa

December 1, 2017 | 15 min

Brothers Phillip and Angelo Campos graduated from college to find they didn’t enjoy their corporate careers. With the support of one another and their family, they risked everything to start their own business.

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.

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. But Steve Scheffler says Trump understands who brought him to the...

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...

Dan Glickman

Glickman on the future of agriculture

October 27, 2017 | 1 min

Fmr. USDA Sec. Dan Glickman says research investment and consumer involvement will both impact the future of agriculture.

Mike Johanns

Johanns says continue support for renewable fuels

October 27, 2017 | 2 min

Fmr. USDA Sec. Mike Johanns says ethanol and biofuels should be part of the U.S.'s overall energy equation, and subsidies for the industry should continue, unless all government subsidies across the...

Dan Glickman and Mike Johanns

Glickman, Johanns on water quality

October 27, 2017 | 3 min

Fmr. USDA Secretaries Dan Glickman and Mike Johanns say technological advances in agriculture can help the industry deal with issues that impact water quality.

Dan Glickman and Mike Johanns

Glickman, Johanns on the value of NAFTA for agriculture

October 27, 2017 | 2 min

Fmr. USDA Secretaries Dan Glickman and Mike Johanns say NAFTA had positive impacts on the ag economy and some negative impacts on manufacturing. Both agree that renegotiating such trade deals will be...

Bram Stoker's Dracula book

Understanding Dracula's Powers

October 27, 2017 | 2 min

People have long been fascinated with the supernatural abilities of vampires. Learn more about Dracula's powers and limitations in Bram Stoker's novel from Professor Craig Owens at Drake University.

Sen. Joni Ernst

Ernst says Trump, Republicans differ on trade policies

October 20, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) says the president's trade policies do not indicate the Republican party as a whole is moving away from supporting free trade.

Sen. Joni Ernst

Ernst says dreamers should have legal status

October 20, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) says she would vote to grant legal permanent residency to those that are currently covered under DACA.

Sen. Joni Ernst

Ernst says if Congress passes healthcare fix, Trump will support it

October 20, 2017 | 2 min

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) says she understands why some Iowans are frustrated and confused about what might happen with Obamacare, and that she's involved in the bipartisan Senate proposal to help...

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.

Iowa Press guests on Caucus 2020

Should Iowa still hold the first in the nation presidential caucus?

October 13, 2017 | 1 min

For decades the Iowa Caucus has been the first word in who will become President of the United States. Former Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius, former Missouri Sec. of State Jason...

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Kander believes assumptions on gun legislation hurts voters and candidates

October 13, 2017 | 1 min

Former Missouri Sec. of State Jason Kander says Democrats can form an impactful message on gun regulation and immigration if they share their honest opinions on the subjects.

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Sebelius: Democrats believe healthcare is a right and its the goal

October 13, 2017 | 3 min

Former Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius says the Democrats have a goal to actualize healthcare as a right and Republicans are failing on the issue because they do not have a goal.