News Briefing – December 8

  • Companies give assurances, others cite concerns over Medicaid transition: QCTIMES
  • Temporary reprieve for Medicaid patients worried about switching doctors by January 1:  RADIOIOWA
  • Branstad says he won’t recommend gun law changes for Iowa:  SCJOURNAL
  • Caucus Watch!  Cruz leads Iowa in new poll:  WCFCOURIER
  • Caucus Watch!  O’Malley calls Trump comments about Muslims ‘outrageous, fascist’:  QCTIMES
  • Caucus Watch!  Fiorina, O’Malley agree education vital to innovation, disagree on federal role:  GAZETTE
  • ‘Hour of Code’ event in 600+ Iowa schools this week:  RADIOIOWA
  • Funds requested for water quality, bird flu:  WCFCOURIER
  • Caucus Watch!  O’Malley pushes ban on assault-style weapons: GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Democrat Iowa lawmaker wants discussion on college debt:  RADIOIOWA