News Briefing – January 6, 2014

  • Legislature’s focus shifts to income tax changes in 2014:  QCTIMES
  • Pheasant numbers are higher than expected in some areas:  RADIO IOWA
  • Food stamps need increases, but donations have declined:  GAZETTE
  • Branstad eyes a focused 2014 agenda that can garner bipartisan support:  WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa and Nebraska leaders team up for economic development agreement:  RADIO IOWA
  • National Common Core could hinder reform:  GAZETTE
  • Early days of Obamacare bring trickle, not flood, of patients:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa Reserve unit to guard prisoners in Cuba:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Vaccination exemptions on the rise in Woodbury County:  SCJOURNAL
  • Do food stamp cuts make sense?:  GAZETTE
  • Feds might deregulate corn, soybean seeds:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Iowans grapple with new health law:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa food banks brace for more need:  SCJOURNAL