News Briefing – January 28, 2015

  • House Republicans approve school funding; Democrats decry proposal:  KCRG
  • Wage theft victims tell their stories at statehouse:  RADIOIOWA
  • UI’s expansion gains fans, critics:  GAZETTE
  • Contentious debate over state spending on schools:  RADIOIOWA
  • Legislators not convinced new budget will help 2-year schools:  GAZETTE
  • Caucus watch! O’Malley PAC hires ex-Braley staffer in Iowa:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Delaware aims to beat out Iowa, be first with digital licenses:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa tests system that determines safer speeds on icy roads:  QCTIMES
  • For SIouxland schools, questions remain about Obama community college plan:  SCJOURNAL
  • Iowa admissions change affects students without class rank:  QCTIMES
  • Senate judiciary chair seeks ‘cost-effective’ approach to sentencing:  QCTIMES