News Briefing – February 12, 2014

  • Iowa lags behind other states in AP test scores:  QCTIMES
  • Regents hire firm for cost-cut study at universities:  WCFCOURIER
  • Bill to allow more online schools is on hold:  RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa Senate passes emergency heating aid:  GAZETTE
  • Deeper frost causing water lines into homes to freeze:  RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa House approves ban on sale of e-cigarettes to minors:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa House approves ban on telemed abortions:  GAZETTE
  • Scam emails use Iowa judicial branch:  QCTIMES
  • Lawmakers move to reinstate tax mistakenly repealed;  GAZETTE
  • Senate panel wants rules for restraining pregnant inmates:  QCTIMES
  • Caucus watch!: Sen. Cruz to be at County GOP fundraiser:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Dems reject GOP plan for setting supplemental state aid:  QCTIMES