News Briefing – February 11, 2015

  • US farmers expected to see 32 percent drop in income in 2015:  SCJOURNAL
  • Legis sends tax relief bill to governor:  WCFCOURIER
  • Gas tax bill introduced:  GAZETTE
  • Ending the ‘pay and chase’ method of combating Medicaid fraud:  RADIOIOWA
  • Mixed results for Iowa’s children in Iowa Kids Count Report:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa Senate passes four bills dealing with school finance:  RADIOIOWA
  • Reduced penalty for marijuana possession considered by Iowa legislature:  GAZETTE
  • Kentucky company agrees to multi-million dollar settlement in health care case:  RADIOIOWA
  • Deadline approaching to sign up for healthcare insurance:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa State Patrol tunes into eBay to find radio equipment:  GAZETTE
  • Corrections chief:  Some workers will stay at facilities:  QCTIMES
  • AIB making ‘teach-out’ transition plan:  GAZETTE
  • House committee seeks to protect Medicaid benefits:  QCTIMES
  • Mason:  UI needs more faculty members:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa DNR continues to monitor water quality after derailment:  QCTIMES
  • Bill seeks 75 mph interstate speed limit in Iowa:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Franklin County bald eagle found with lead poisoning:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Woodbury County will fund fewer non-profits with tax money:  SCJOURNAL