News Briefing

  • Reynolds ‘ready to go’ as Branstad confirmation nears, lieutenant governor speculation swirls:  REGISTER
  • Senate floor votes likely this week on Branstad’s ambassador nomination:  REGISTER
  • Reynolds says she’s decided on whether to choose No. 2:  AP
  • Iowa ag secretary Northey interested in federal post:  QCTIMES
  • Amid USDA speculation, Northey says he’ll be around Iowa ‘quite a while’:  RADIOIOWA
  • Branstad defends defunding of Leopold Center:  REGISTER
  • State of Iowa urging driver safety as traffic picks up:  GAZETTE
  • Special election to be held for open District 22 seat:  DAILYNONPAREIL
  • Documents: Iowa gets $20,000 invoice on 2nd union lawsuit:  AP
  • Iowa teacher asks to intervene in union lawsuit over collective bargaining:  REGISTER
  • Branstad hopes to play role in calming North Korea’s nuclear threats:  REGISTER
  • Branstad celebrates ‘big deal’ of U.S. beef shipments into China:  RADIOIOWA
  • Many of Branstad’s goals remain unfinished as he heads out:  AP
  • Grassley, Chaffetz Send Fiery Response To HHS Memo They Say Chills Whistleblowing:  KAISER
  • Advocates for special needs students fret Medicaid’s future:  QCTIMES
  • Election 2018!  Charles City legislator Prichard to run for governor:  GAZETTE
  • Election 2018!  Todd Prichard, Democratic candidate for governor, makes free community college promise: RADIOIOWA
  • DNR may have no option left but to close some state parks:  RADIOIOWA
  • Fireworks law baffles Cedar Valley cities:  WCFCOURIER
  • Waterloo fire chief pushes shorter fireworks time frame:  WCFCOURIER
  • Sioux City drafts fireworks ordinance; vote set for next week:  SCJOURNAL
  • Flexsteel plans to keep factory in Dubuque:  GAZETTE
  • Waterloo security camera ordinance draws some objections:  WCFCOURIER