News Briefing – January 31, 2013

  • ISU extension chief says drought is ‘slow motion disaster’:  RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa National Guard head addressing Legislature:  GAZETTE
  • Ethanol industry turns to plan residue, scraps:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Legislation seeks to create new Game & Parks district:  SCJOURNAL
  • Sequestration’s impact on Iowa human services likely minimal, director tells lawmakers:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa City schools controversies may lead to new law on splitting up school districts:  GAZETTE
  • Branstad announces Blue Zone cities:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Senate passes 4 percent state aid boost for K-12 schools:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • California bumps Iowa to third for total wind power production:  RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa commissioner sues Branstad in federal court:  SCJOURNAL
  • Open seat presents GOP rare chance in Iowa:  SCJOURNAL
  • Iowa Senate Democrats back medical marijuana bill:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa lawmaker backs bill focused on pregnant women:  QCTIMES