News Briefing

‘Premium’ rate offered to Iowa doctors who treat Medicaid patients:  RADIOIOWA
Scalia death sparks election-year fight over filling vacancy:  SCJOURNAL
Grassley: no vote on Supreme Court replacement until 2017:  RADIOIOWA
Iowa governor orders flags to half-staff:  QCTIMES
Awaiting word on federal waiver for Iowa’s Medicaid switch:  RADIOIOWA
Iowa Senate leader: March 1 Medicaid transition may not occur:  QCTIMES
Iowa bill would require police to release records in closed investigations:  GAZETTE
Iowa gets millions more to improve water quality:  GAZETTE
Branstad highlights cheaper prison calls that were required:  REGISTER
Coding making its way into local curriculum as critical skill for future workforce: GAZETTE
County leaders split on whether Democratic caucuses need significant changes: SCJOURNAL
Rural broadband coverage seen as essential:  GAZETTE
Police, hospitals report rise in heroin use in eastern Iowa:  RADIOIOWA