News Briefing – August 24, 2015

  • Protests over pigs, debates and citizenship confront candidates at the State Fair: RADIOIOWA
  • The heroin epidemic: ‘It’s going to get worse and worse’:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa July egg production down 44 percent from year ago:  SCJOURNAL
  • Iowa Democrats hope 2016 voters remember 2015 vetoes; experts doubtful: GLOBEGAZETTE
  • July unemployment rate moves up half a percent:  RADIOIOWA
  • Caucus Watch!  Cruz, in Iowa, warns of “war on faith”:  SCJOURNAL
  • Caucus Watch!  Christie supports fuel standard, defends gestation crate veto: QCTIMES
  • State approves financial incentives for several businesses:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa program attracts health care professionals to rural areas:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Caucus Watch!  Protesters don’t deter Jindal’s immigration message at Iowa State Fair:  SCJOURNAL
  • Group to take second look at Iowa’s children’s mental health care:  QCTIMES