News Briefing – January 8, 2012

  • Governor, legislators ponder education reform ideas:  RADIO IOWA
  • State converting unmarked trooper cars to raise visibility:  GAZETTE
  • New auto sales in Iowa up nearly 10% in 2012:  RADIO IOWA
  • Domestic violence dangers mount with economic, seasonal pressures:  GAZETTE
  • Latest Iowa figures point to bad flu season:  QCTIMES
  • State, law officers reach tentative contract deal:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • New program will give Iowa homebuyers a tax break:  QCTIMES
  • Legis preview:  A look at the state general fund budget:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Sioux City budgets $25 million for casino:  SCJOURNAL