News Briefing

  • Iowa bucking trend in K-12 school funding:  GAZETTE
  • Reynolds: $100,000 gift expands work-based learning for students:  SCJOURNAL
  • Jobs for America’s Graduates program expands into 4 Iowa districts:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa picks its first medical marijuana manufacturer:  GAZETTE
  • Reynolds on Medicaid Privatization: “I Never Said It Was Perfect.”:  IOWAPUBLICRADIO
  • More questions for Iowans after Medicaid changes:  WCFCOURIER
  • Governor: DHS aiming for ‘seamless’ transition for latest Medicaid switch:  RADIOIOWA
  • Despite controversies, Iowa DHS’ Foxhoven gives agency glowing marks:  REGISTER
  • Public universities make a pitch for more state support:  QCTIMES
  • Proposals: new lab at ISU, upgraded Industrial Tech Center at UNI:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa Regents pay $180,000 for Iowa State University presidential search:  GAZETTE
  • Reynolds: Iowa needs federal tax reform:  QCTIMESOPED
  • Polk County residents likely will vote on a 1-cent sales tax hike in March:  REGISTER
  • Marion school district settles three sexual abuse lawsuits filed by Starry Elementary families for $1.8 million:  GAZETTE
  • Cedar Rapids eyes possibility of regional transit authority:  GAZETTE
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News Briefing

  • GOP leaders optimistic water quality funding will get 2018 Iowa Legislature’s OK:  REGISTER
  • Northey hopes for quick water quality vote:  WCFCOURIER
  • Coverage of former AmeriHealth enrollees to be handled by state, DHS says:  GAZETTE
  • Meredith: Time Inc. purchase will bring ‘sizable chunk’ of jobs to Des Moines:  REGISTER
  • Boys in Eldora juvenile school mistreated, lawsuit says:  GAZETTE
  • Reynolds: Zero-tolerance “seems pretty self-explanatory”:  SCJOURNAL
  • Northey seeks $150,000 more to prep for animal disease outbreak:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa meth labs give way to drug cartels:  WCFCOURIER
  • University of Iowa pilot program will allow alcohol at some Greek events:  PRESSCITIZEN
  • Blum says gerrymandering not ‘representative government’:  RADIOIOWA
  • Alec Baldwin roasts Trump at Iowa event but calls on Democrats to get to work in 2018:  GAZETTE
  • Baldwin urges Iowa Democrats: ‘Make America America again’:  RADIOIOWA
  • Bustos, Loebsack say identify sexual harassers:  QCTIMES
  • West Des Moines agrees to submit 1 percent sales tax issue to voters:  REGISTER
  • Davenport School Board agrees to $2.488M stadium renovation:  QCTIMES
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  • Iowans named as USDA state directors:  GAZETTE
  • State tax revenue picture ‘not near as rosy’ due to two issues:  RADIOIOWA
  • Cyber-thieves used ‘pretty clever’ tactic to steal IPERS’ pension benefits:  REGISTER
  • Price of Safety: Seat Belts on Iowa School Buses Could Cost Tens of Millions of Dollars:  WHOTV
  • AmeriHealth’s exit should curtail disabled residents’ suit against Iowa, state lawyers say:  REGISTER
  • Iowa Capitol Digest: Deceptive charity dissolves:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa takes aim at tired drivers by raising awareness:  STATELINE
  • Grassley bill would help find missing people with Alzheimer’s, autism:  RADIOIOWA
  • Group calls on Blum to assist in ACA health insurance sign-up:  GAZETTE
  • Election 2018!  Blum seen as vulnerable in 2018:  WCFCOURIER
  • Election 2018!  Democratic gubernatorial candidates blame Iowa Republicans:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Election 2018!  Democratic gubernatorial candidates call for action on gun issue:  RADIOIOWA
  • Final listening session on future of Leopold Center set:  RADIOIOWA
  • University of Iowa part of potentially game-changing Parkinson’s study:  GAZETTE
  • 1 person dies after carbon monoxide buildup at church:  AP
  • Des Moines could eliminate one-ways, reduce traffic lanes downtown:  REGISTER
  • Well known Iowa truck stop getting bigger:  RADIOIOWA
  • The Simpson Promise: New initiative offers free tuition to Iowa college freshman:  KCCI
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News Briefing

  • 103 IPERS retiree accounts hacked, hundreds of thousands of dollars stolen: GAZETTE
  • Iowa’s Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination: GAZETTE
  • Clovis decries DC ‘blood sport’, withdraws from consideration for USDA post:  RADIOIOWA
  • Dec. 12 set for Northwest Iowa legislative special election: SCJOURNAL
  • Group releases recommendations to bolster computer science education in Iowa: GAZETTE
  • As Obamacare signups start, thousands of Iowans could get relatively good news: REGISTER
  • Top Republican, Iowa’s Chuck Grassley, calls for mandatory sexual harassment training on Capitol Hill: GAZETTE
  • King holds hearing on his ‘Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017’: RADIOIOWA
  • Federal bill co-sponsored by Iowa senator aims to help trade issues with RV companies, including Winnebago: GLOBEGAZETTE
  • DowDuPont shutters Nevada cellulosic ethanol plant, looks for a buyer:  REGISTER
  • Northey nomination caught between oil, ethanol interests:  QCTIMES
  • Election 2018!  Corbett launches phone campaign targeting Cruz about Northey:  RADIOIOWA
  • Election 2018!  Norris calls for new CAFO moratorium, stricter regulations:  WCFCOURIER
  • WHO personality Simon Conway hospitalized following heart attack:  REGISTER
  • Former CEO pitches ideas on how to improve Iowa’s educational system:  DAILYNONPAREIL
  • Black Hawk election officials highlight deadlines, voting requirements:  WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa veterans offered help to launch or grow small businesses:  RADIOIOWA
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