News Briefing – February 18, 2013

  • House set to debate education reform this week:  RADIO IOWA
  • Bike report shows an increase in car/bike collisions:  RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa casinos’ effect on property values remains unclear:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa owed $7.5M by companies that broke incentive deals:  GAZETTE
  • 100 licenses, IDs issued after immigrant policy change:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa’s education reform plan goes optional:  QCTIMES
  • Rathje announces for Congress:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Gov. Branstad tries to increase doctors in Iowa:  SCJOURNAL
  • Perennial bills sprouting again at the statehouse:  QCTIMES
  • Rail advocates hopeful despite subsidy questions:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Loebsack endorses Braley:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa submits documents for health exchange partnership:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Branstad, Gable in campaign to save Olympic wrestling:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Steve King:  Karl Rove won’t decide my Senate bid:  SCJOURNAL
  • Audit:  IowaCare participation has spiked among needy Iowans:  GLOBEGAZETTE