VIDEOS 2013

Dave Scott: Raising gas tax is logical, fair and should be done
Nov 15, 2013 | 00:02:02

Dave Scott, executive director of the Iowa Good Roads Association, says raising the gas tax is the most logical and fair way to fund roads and transportation...

Rep. Josh Byrnes: Gas tax hike is conservative solution; politics getting in the way
Nov 15, 2013 | 00:02:26

Rep. Josh Byrnes, chair of the House Transportation Committee, says politics are preventing approval of a gas tax hike along with other measures. He says...

Paul Trombino III: Traffic camera rules necessary for continuity
Nov 15, 2013 | 00:01:18

Paul Trombino III, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, says the DOT has come up with rules about traffic enforcement cameras on state highways...

Market to Market (November 8, 2013)

The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and demand. Washington State voters consider mandatory labeling on foods containing...

Market Plus: Don Roose
Nov 8, 2013 | 00:06:04

Market Analyst Don Roose discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson.

Nov 8, 2013 | 00:28:30

Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Tom Vilsack is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses ongoing farm bill negotiations...

Vilsack: Many people don't understand SNAP and who benefits
Nov 8, 2013 | 00:01:41

USDA Sec. Tom Vilsack says a lot of people do not understand the SNAP (food assistance) program. He says more attention should be paid to efforts to get...

Vilsack: Rural poverty rate high; Farm Bill could help
Nov 8, 2013 | 00:02:30

USDA Sec. Tom Vilsack says many farmers are doing well, but that's only one segment of the rural economy. He says unemployment and poverty is high among...

Vilsack says strong renewable fuel standard is needed
Nov 8, 2013 | 00:01:41

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says there is a need for a strong renewable fuel standard, in part because the oil industry has done a...

Vilsack says ethanol distribution needs improvement
Nov 8, 2013 | 00:01:13

USDA Sec. Tom Vilsack says the ethanol industry is bumping up against a blend wall. He says the focus should not be so much on renewable fuel standard...