Weekend Forum Schedule

Week 4 Forum


News Briefing

SCOTUS!  Grassley eager to shepherd Gorsuch nomination:  QCTIMES
SCOTUS!  Grassley to Democrats: Don’t filibuster SCOTUS pick:  REGISTER
SCOTUS!  Grassley says Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is ‘mainstream conservative’:  RADIOIOWA
Planned Parenthood defunding bill advances to Iowa Senate floor:  REGISTER
Without bill filed, collective bargaining proposal draws concerns:  DAILYNONPAREIL
Black Hawk County to review setting local minimum wage:  WCFCOURIER
Number of Iowa Guard soldiers with combat experience a modern record:  RADIOIOWA
Senator: Army Corps told to approve Dakota pipeline easement:  AP
Nook begins role as UNI president today:  WCFCOURIER
GOP plan would remove political donations from tax form:  REGISTER
Midwest economic survey suggests more improvement in January:  AP
Iowa Politics Today: Making GPS stalking a crime; Measuring what bills do to jobs:  GAZETTE
Legislators want year-round standard time:  WCFCOURIER
House bill would require parental consent for body piercings:  REGISTER
Bill requiring changes to sex offender registry under consideration in Iowa House:  GLOBEGAZETTE
Kurth wins House District 89 special election:  QCTIMES
Renewable Fuels Association leaders optimistic about coming year:  RADIOIOWA
Companies, universities with early reading programs benefit from Iowa education spending:  QCTIMES
Trump might defund the NEA. Here’s what it could mean for Iowa:  REGISTER
Chronic Wasting Disease found in deer from Clayton County:  RADIOIOWA
Woodbury County union group agrees to 3 percent raises:  SCJOURNAL
North Iowa pipeline leaked less fuel than originally reported:  REGISTER