News Briefing – April 18, 2013

  • Trade trip to China ‘extremely productive,’ Branstad says:  GAZETTE
  • Lawmakers approve tougher rules for teen drivers: RADIO IOWA
  • House panel oks $106M more in infrastructure spending:  GAZETTE
  • House GOP adds income tax rebate to its property tax plan:  RADIO IOWA
  • Governor’s advisor defends Brandstad’s Healthy Iowa Plan:  GAZETTE
  • Harkin introduces mental health bill as amendment to gun bill:  RADIO IOWA
  • Lawmakers eye expanded ATV operation:  GAZETTE
  • Lawmakers work to close budget gaps:  QCTIMES
  • DNR says wastewater improperly released from plant:  QCTIMES
  • Medicaid opponents, backers testify to Iowa panel:  GLOBEGAZETTE