News Briefing

  • Iowa union files lawsuit against collective bargaining law:  AP
  • Iowa Poll: Iowans favor banning traffic cameras:  REGISTER
  • Governor: public worker pension reform cannot be done quickly:  RADIOIOWA
  • Branstad defends lobbyist’s attendance at bill signing:  AP
  • Lawmakers’ anger over collective bargaining bubbles over into heated exchanges:  REGISTER
  • Legislation expanding Iowa’s medical marijuana program filed in House:  REGISTER
  • GOP-led House panel OKs Iowa bill against foreign law:  AP
  • Critics say impaired driving bill overly broad:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa senator wants political balance among university professors:  REGISTER
  • Iowa Capitol Digest: Civics test action postponed:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa regent quizzed on controversial issues:  SCJOURNAL
  • Davenport students take district’s funding case to Iowa legislators:  QCTIMES
  • Branstad’s final offer to AFSCME covers only base wages:  RADIOIOWA
  • United Faculty, Regents start bargaining anew:  WCFCOURIER
  • State, law officers resume contract talks after collective bargaining overhaul:  GAZETTE
  • ‘Roast and Ride’ set for June 3:  GAZETTE
  • University of Iowa changes enrollment, aid practices in budget saving measures:  GAZETTE
  • U-I sets goal to end coal use in power plant by 2025:  RADIOIOWA
  • Des Moines tax increase may add bike/pedestrian planner:  REGISTER
  • Water bill could affect Microsoft’s billion-dollar data center:  REGISTER
  • Des Moines named one of the top new beer cities to visit:  REGISTER
  • University of Iowa planning piecemeal Children’s Hospital opening Saturday:  GAZETTE