News Briefing – February 5, 2013

  • GOP plan would make it harder to raise taxes:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa saw high voter turnout in 2012:  GAZETTE
  • Meeting today to address Mississippi River navigation needs: RADIOIOWA
  • House panel examines use of shackles on pregnant inmates:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa City school board to take final vote on controversial diversity policy:  RADIO IOWA
  • Pro-casino group releases list of 58 investors:  GAZETTE
  • Branstad sides with ISU in dispute with Harkin:  RADIO IOWA
  • Cedar Rapids property taxes could rise 4.15 percent:  GAZETTE
  • Skilled Iowa Initiative brings new tool to job seekers, employers:  WCFCOURIER
  • Educators warn lack of money will kill school reform in Iowa:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa officials to control state’s roadside erosion:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Rural counties seek skilled workers to fill jobs:  WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa to begin accepting proposals for sale, lease of ICN:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa official looking to reduce information technology spending:  SCJOURNAL