News Briefing – February 7, 2013

  • First bill to governor reduces Iowans’ tax bills:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Demand rises for crime science in Iowa:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa House Republicans introduce bill to ban abortions:  GAZETTE
  • Friends of Iowa City crash victim again pursue helmet law:  GAZETTE
  • Senate Democrats upset over Harkin Institute, Regent responds:  RADIO IOWA
  • Regents:  All University of Iowa employees should have sexual harassment training:  GAZETTE
  • Regents approve creation of Transparency Task Force:  RADIO IOWA
  • University chancellor proposed to ‘depoliticize’ higher education:  GAZETTE
  • Lawmakers voice concerns about ‘Taj Mahal’ interstate rest areas:  RADIO IOWA
  • Bill debated to remove straight party voting:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Iowa Finance Authority offers mortgage credit to first time home buyers:  RADIO IOWA
  • Byrnes will introduce gas tax increase legislation:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Plan to ease mental health system change won’t help Woodbury County:  SCJOURNAL
  • House GOP pushing credit to taxpayers:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Ft. Dodge council raising property taxes 4%:  SCJOURNAL
  • Head of veterans home seeks better PTSD treatment:  QCTIMES