VIDEOS 2013

IPERS' Mueller: Iowa ahead of the ball on reforms; Employees share some risk
Nov 22, 2013 | 00:00:49

Donna Mueller, CEO of the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS), says Iowa was ahead of the ball on reforms to the pension system. Changes went...

Gretchen Tegeler cites potential solutions to shore up public pensions
Nov 22, 2013 | 00:01:43

Gretchen Tegeler, executive director of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa, says there are alternate approaches that could be considered to take...

Treasurer Fitzgerald: Capping IPERS benefits would be good policy
Nov 22, 2013 | 00:01:29

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald says IPERS is a good program, and it's worked relatively well for decades. However, he says it would be good public...

Nov 22, 2013 | 00:00:56

Donna Mueller, CEO of the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS), says there needs to be a funding policy in place for public pensions, and the...

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry
Nov 27, 2013 | 00:28:30

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry, explores how the power of poetry is being heralded throughout Iowa. Rhythmic performances by Des Moines area teens...

Market to Market (November 15, 2013)
Nov 15, 2013 | 00:27:46

The Environmental Protection Agency releases its renewable fuels production requirements for 2014. Prior to EPA's announcement, however, the Associated...

Market Plus: Jamey Kohake
Nov 15, 2013 | 00:06:12

Market Analyst Jamey Kohake discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson.

Renewable Fuels Advocates Respond to Associated Press Reports Criticizing Ethanol
Nov 15, 2013 | 00:11:46

Washington responded to soaring gasoline prices by including a Renewable Fuels Standard, or RFS, in the 2005 Energy Bill. The RFS established an ethanol production mandate requiring 4 billion gallons...

Paul Trombino III, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, Representative Josh Byrnes, chair of the House Transportation Committee, and Dave...

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...