News Briefing – February 18, 2014

  • State rep says legislators have ‘duty’ to figure how to boost broadband access:  RADIO IOWA
  • Bill would legalize consumer fireworks like bottle rockets, Roman candles in Iowa:  RADIO IOWA
  • Branstad:  Iowa needs to move away from corrections mentality:  GAZETTE
  • Election ’14:  Jacobs claims lead in US Senate race:  WCFCOURIER
  • Branstad pledges support for anti-abortion cause:  WCFCOURIER
  • Caucus watch!  Cruz to headline Iowa homeschooler event March 8:  GAZETTE
  • Governor creates Council on National Service in Iowa;  RADIO IOWA
  • Branstad pleased bill takes focus off Toledo:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa City boasts new accolades including top among Iowa metros for GMP:  GAZETTE
  • 1st district contenders playing away game : GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Property tax increase looms as Sioux City officials wrestle with budget gap:  SCJOURNAL
  • Plan would give four Woodbury County officials 2% raises, wage freeze for supervisors:  SCJOURNAL
  • Crop values decline on lower corn, soybean prices:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Iowa lawmakers ok bills that would help veterans:  QCTIMES