News Briefing – January 31, 2014

  • Growing demand from low income Iowans for help with heating bills:  RADIO IOWA
  • Legislators debate letting 12 & 13 year olds use handguns:  RADIO IOWA
  • Lawmakers propose new ‘safety net’ for troubled youth:  GAZETTE
  • Fight over Sioux City casino goes another round in court:  RADIO IOWA
  • Flawed databases can foul Iowa voter lists:  GAZETTE
  • Lawmakers discuss limiting drone use:  GAZETTE
  • Harkin unveils $7.4M in heating aid; statehouse Dems push for more:  WCFCOURIER
  • Lawmakers mull property tax breaks for veterans:  QCTIMES
  • Staff re-trained following death at Marion group home:  GAZETTE
  • New flooding lawsuit planned against corps of engineers:  SCJOURNAL
  • Iowa Policy Project study urges local control on frac sand mining:  GAZETTE
  • Environmental group touts Iowa’s solar capability:  SCJOURNAL
  • More transportation money should mean more Highway 20 money:  SCJOURNAL