News Briefing – February 16, 2015

  • Governor:  Timing is right for state gas tax hike:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa considers ban on hand-held cellphone use while driving:  GAZETTE
  • State Board of Education hopes for legislative action on new test:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa’s rural health systems face their own challenges:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa making plans to close 2 of its 4 mental institutions:  QCTIMES
  • Caucus Watch!  Run Warren Run to open Hiawatha office Monday:  GAZETTE
  • Providers:  Iowa’s broadband expansion will take time, money:  SCJOURNAL
  • Branstad defends his school funding plan as affordable, sustainable:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Caucus Watch! Rubio:  Foreign policy issues should take center stage in 2016:  GLOBEGAZETTE