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The Future of Casino Gambling in Iowa (#4130)

The Future of Casino Gambling in Iowa (#4130)

posted on April 18, 2014 at 5:10 PM

Full Program: Brian Ohorilko, Administrator of the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission; Jeff Lamberti, Chairman of the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission; and Ernie Goss, Creighton University Economist & Co-Author of “Governing Fortune: Casino Gambling in America”... 28:56 Read More »
Casinos: Lambert says Cedar Rapids casino would have destabilized the industry (#4130)

Casinos: Lambert says Cedar Rapids casino would have destabilized the industry (#4130)

posted on April 18, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Jeff Lambert, chair of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, says he and other commissioners are cautious about allowing competing casinos to come in too close to existing casinos. He says Iowa has had a stable gaming industry, and he voted... 01:07 Read More »
Casinos: Iowa's gaming industry is designed to protect existing facilities (#4130)

Casinos: Iowa's gaming industry is designed to protect existing facilities (#4130)

posted on April 18, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Chairman Jeff Lamberti says the commission encourages and requires gambling facilities to be top-notch. He says that means competition is a big factor in deciding whether or not a new facility would be a benefit... 02:06 Read More »
Casinos: Goss says any new Iowa casino will cannibalize existing casinos (#4130)

Casinos: Goss says any new Iowa casino will cannibalize existing casinos (#4130)

posted on April 18, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Economist Ernie Goss says the casino industry is very competitive, with newer facilities competing against older facilities and luring away customers. He also points out that casinos in interior locations within Iowa generally don't draw as many... 01:39 Read More »
Casinos: Lamberti says commission neutral right now on Greene County casino (#4130)

Casinos: Lamberti says commission neutral right now on Greene County casino (#4130)

posted on April 18, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Jeff Lamberti, chair of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, says a proposed Greene County casino is not an apples-to-apples comparison with the Cedar Rapids casino proposal that the commission voted down at its April meeting. Lamberti says... 01:32 Read More »
Reporters Roundtable (#4129)

Reporters Roundtable (#4129)

posted on April 11, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Full Program: Iowa Press moderator Dean Borg leads a roundtable discussion about Iowa politics. Borg is joined by Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, Kathie Obradovich, political columnist of The Des Moines Register, Clay Masters, Morning Edition... 28:49 Read More »
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack (#4128)

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack (#4128)

posted on April 4, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Full Program: USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses the latest concerns in rural America as well as political issues surrounding the 2014 elections. Joining Vilsack at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean... 28:46 Read More »
Vilsack says farmers understand climate change better than anyone (#4128)

Vilsack says farmers understand climate change better than anyone (#4128)

posted on April 4, 2014 at 3:05 PM

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says the USDA is helping organize and share information with farmers about climate change so they can take advantage of opportunities and take whatever action they might need to mitigate and adapt to the... 01:03 Read More »
Vilsack says he'd love to work with young people in future (#4128)

Vilsack says he'd love to work with young people in future (#4128)

posted on April 4, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Sec. Tom Vilsack says he doesn't know what's in his future beyond his current job at the USDA. However, in response to a question about possible interest in working in education, Vilsack says he had a compelling experience as a fellow at... 01:50 Read More »
Vilsack: "I don't think there's any question that we're on the side of farmers, ranchers and producers." (#4128)

Vilsack: "I don't think there's any question that we're on the side of farmers, ranchers and producers." (#4128)

posted on April 4, 2014 at 3:00 PM

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack responded recently to accusations from Iowa Rep. Tom Latham that the USDA isn't on the side of farmers. Vilsack says the USDA advocates strongly for all of rural America and that getting a good Farm Bill... 02:27 Read More »
Vilsack says he's unaware of any secret settlements in his administration (#4128)

Vilsack says he's unaware of any secret settlements in his administration (#4128)

posted on April 4, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Sec. Tom Vilsack says there was no money paid during this two terms as governor of Iowa to keep people quiet. He says there was no need for secret settlements. 01:51 Read More »
Former Senator Rick Santorum Talks Politics (#4127)

Former Senator Rick Santorum Talks Politics (#4127)

posted on March 26, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Full Program: Former Senator Rick Santorum is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The chairman of Patriot Voices and a 2012 Republican presidential candidate will talk about local, national and international political issues, as well as look ahead to... 28:46 Read More »
Santorum on Iowa Caucuses: "I don't think there's anything for Iowa to apologize for." (#4127)

Santorum on Iowa Caucuses: "I don't think there's anything for Iowa to apologize for." (#4127)

posted on March 26, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Fmr. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania) says he doesn't feel ripped off by Iowa or the caucus process after being named runner up on Caucus night, only to be named the winner at a later date after votes were recounted. Santorum says the Iowa... 01:14 Read More »
Santorum: Families should be able to run businesses consistent with their faith (#4127)

Santorum: Families should be able to run businesses consistent with their faith (#4127)

posted on March 26, 2014 at 2:19 PM

In response to the debate over Obamacare and whether companies like Hobby Lobby should have to provide birth control coverage for employees, Fmr. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania) says the government is saying, "We’re going to force you to pay... 01:07 Read More »
Santorum on 2016: "I'm very open to taking another run" (#4127)

Santorum on 2016: "I'm very open to taking another run" (#4127)

posted on March 26, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Fmr. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania), who ran for president in 2012, says he's concerned about the direction of the country and a lot of people, especially in middle America, who don't see things getting better and feel left out by both... 01:06 Read More »
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