News Briefing

  • Water quality funding bill gets Iowa Senate OK; fate uncertain in House:  REGISTER
  • Senate rejects sales tax hike for environmental fund:  WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa House Oks budget that defunds Planned Parenthood:  WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa Legislature OKs spending for economic development, infrastructure, justice systems:  REGISTER
  • Budget bill closing ISU’s Leopold Center goes to Branstad:  REGISTER
  • Taxing and regulating on-line E-cigarette sales:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa Senate refuses to confirm two Branstad appointees:  GAZETTE
  • Revenue decline dooms Davenport school funding bill:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa Politics Today – Thursday, April 20:  GAZETTE
  • Bill banning cameras in government bathrooms heads to Branstad’s desk:  PRESSCITIZEN
  • Iowa county seeks changes in hog confinement evaluations:  AP
  • Iowa Fertilizer Co. starts production in Lee County:  GAZETTE
  • Is Iowa’s new $3B fertilizer plant worth $110M in state subsidies?:  REGISTER
  • University of Iowa hospitals raise alarm over Medicaid managed care denials:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa DOT loses another ticket case – must return $200,000:  REGISTER
  • Ernst has concerns about Trump’s Florida visits:  QCTIMES
  • Christine Hensley won’t seek re-election to Des Moines City Council:  REGISTER
  • New state collective bargaining law enters talks between Western Iowa Tech, faculty:  SCJOURNAL
  • Former Iowa regent spokesperson sues board for age, gender discrimination:  GAZETTE
  • DMACC to expand TSA training to officers in other states:  RADIOIOWA
  • Federal housing programs on chopping block:  QCTIMES