News Briefing – February 27, 2013

  • Branstad hopes third try is ‘the charm’ on Iowa property tax:  GAZETTE
  • Number of state troopers down nearly 100 since 2000:  RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa’s flood risk about normal, despite persistent drought:  GAZETTE
  • Groups to push hike sales tax by 3/8th of a percent; governor opposed:  RADIO IOWA
  • Coralville residential taxpayers pay more due to rollup:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa Public Radio board fires CEO:  GAZETTE
  • Report:  spending cuts could force runway closures:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Durham:  Lawsuit awareness might not have made a difference in plant decision:  WCFCOURIER
  • 240 National Guard staffers in Sioux City may face furloughs:  SCJOURNAL
  • Branstad administration seeks least disruptive response to sequestration:  GLOBEGAZETTE