News Briefing – February 28, 2013

  • House, Senate spending targets $484M apart:  QCTIMES
  • High school graduation rate is up:  RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa House committee set to consider voter ID proposal:  GAZETTE
  • More talk, some action on Medicaid expansion:  RADIO IOWA
  • GOP debate over gas tax:  RADIO IOWA
  • Governor’s office seeks more legislation to combat synthetic marijuana:  GAZETTE
  • Latham says he won’t’ run for US Senate:  RADIO IOWA
  • Cedar Rapids out of patience for flood-damaged commercial properties:  GAZETTE
  • More schools look at new approach to handling intruders:  RADIO IOWA
  • Cuts to Johnson County SEATS funding move ahead:  GAZETTE
  • Study says windpower not staying local:  RADIO IOWA
  • Cedar Rapids flood protection could take another 10 years:  GAZETTE
  • Democrats:  Medicaid expansion bill ‘the moral thing to do’:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa lawmakers set vastly different budget goals:  QCTIMES
  • Group calls for approval of Iowan to appeals court:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • NE Iowa city considering dropping police:  SCJOURNAL