News Briefing

Trade, opioid abuse on agenda as governors meet in Iowa:  SCJOURNAL
Burwell says approach to opioid addiction dynamic, changing:  RADIOIOWA
Health care chief says feds will look into Iowa Medicaid payment:  GAZETTE
Truck attacker kills dozens in Nice Bastille Day celebration:  GAZETTE
Polk County task force backs $1.50 bump to minimum wage:  REGISTER
Election 2016!  Grassley’s campaign cash outpaces 2010:  QCTIMES
Racing and Gaming Commission elects new leader:  RADIOIOWA
Hard Rock casino expansion approved by state gaming board:  SCJOURNAL
Connecticut governor, in Iowa for NGA, touts his state’s gun laws:  RADIOIOWA
Des Moines leaders frustrated over lack of gun control:  REGISTER
Held ‘hostage’ no longer. Tyson to give up empty Cherokee plant:  REGISTER
Suit against regents tests open meetings law:  GAZETTE
New University of Iowa budgeting process yields some different priorities: GAZETTE
Webster City meeting draws concerns about proposed Prestage hog plant: RADIOIOWA
Election 2016!  Grassley, Judge camps like positions for fall race:  QCTIMES
Election 2016!  Chatter reignites about Vilsack on Clinton’s VP list:  REGISTER
Election 2016!  Vernon calls on Blum to drop support for ‘discriminatory’ religious liberty bill:  WCFCOURIER
Scores in Iowa City protest police brutality:  GAZETTE
Drone helps in rescue of stranded boaters near Algona:  GLOBEGAZETTE
Waterloo Schools cuts $2.7 million from its budget:  WCFCOURIER
Election 2016!  Progressives call GOP senator’s 99-county tour ‘Fake Grassley’:  GLOBEGAZETTE