News Briefing – February 17, 2015

  • Legislator proposes gas tax hike alternative:  WCFCOURIER
  • STEM accomplishments to be showcased at capitol:  RADIOIOWA
  • Bar-owning senator pitches law allowing more young patrons:  GAZETTE
  • Governor wants more details on raising speed limit to 75:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowans plead for expanded medical marijuana program:  GAZETTE
  • GOP state senators to reinstate limited death penalty:  GAZETTE
  • Utility board denies separate eminent domain hearing request for wind power line:  GAZETTE
  • Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA’s proposed rules:  GAZETTE
  • CF council limits rental unit occupancy:  QCTIMES
  • CR man joins 1st district race:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Iowa agency seeks health care vendors for Medicaid program: QCTIMES
  • Report:  Prison botched Charles City man’s discipline:  WCFCOURIER
  • Water, air quality concerns heighten conflict with pig farms:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Caucus watch!  Rick Perry in Sioux City:  Reduce federal regulation, increase energy independence:  SCJOURNAL
  • Iowa fuel tax foes to meet Thursday:  SCJOURNAL