News Briefing – August 26, 2014

  • Branstad calls state fuel tax ‘old fashioned,’ considering sales tax on fuel instead:  RADIOIOWA
  • Emerald ash borer continues to move through state with some help:  RADIOIOWA
  • UI warns of sexual assault on first day:  GAZETTE
  • Election ’14:  Braley joins UNI for first day of class to talk college affordability:  WCFCOURIER
  • Election ’14:  Linn County election office wants more military, expatriates voting:  GAZETTE
  • Senate panel calls unemployment judges to testify:  QCTIMES
  • Alliance forms to accelerate water quality improvements in Iowa:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance wants more money for anti-tobacco campaign:  RADIOIOWA
  • Election ’14:  Hatch proposes new economic development approach:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa hunting season nears for rabbits, squirrels:  QCTIMES
  • Medical marijuana public hearing set via ICN:  GLOBEGAEZTTE
  • Iowa officials find problems with private academy:  SCJOURNAL
  • Iowa DOT to host public auction of small equipment:  QCTIMES
  • Branstad:  No problems with local agencies using military gear:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Election ’14:  Ernst:  Let states set minimum wage:  GLOBEGAZETTE