News Briefing

Legislature sets $7.349 billion budget framework:  REGISTER
House, Senate negotiators agree to joint fiscal 2017 budget targets:  GAZETTE
Branstad predicts chemical tax credit will spur value-added ag processing: WCFCOURIER
Davenport mothers watch governor sign opioid overdose bill into law:  QCTIMES
OUR OPINION: House water quality plan deserves serious consideration: SCJOURNAL
Governor signs school aid, public intox legislation into law:  GLOBEGAZETTE
Change in Iowa law on trespassing gets Senate OK:  GAZETTE
Individual income tax returns show Iowans’ wages up, in general:  RADIOIOWA
City, county officials support expanded medical cannabis program:  WCFCOURIER
Senate passes bill requiring carbon monoxide detectors in homes, apartments: RADIOIOWA
Senate votes to let psychologists prescribe drugs for mentally ill:  RADIOIOWA
Senators tout voter support for Iowa natural resource tax:  GAZETTE
Grassley to meet with Garland on Tuesday:  QCTIMES
Code let lottery vendor predict winning numbers, police say:  QCTIMES
Iowa Senate OKs comprehensive domestic violence bill:  GLOBEGAZETTE
Regents to pay $20,000 to Ames firm for new website:  GAZETTE
Plan strives to attract millennials to Iowa:  REGISTER
Report says number of Iowa Alzheimer’s cases continues to grow:  RADIOIOWA