News Briefing – July 7, 2015

  • Branstad withholding judgement on future mental health changes:  GAZETTE
  • Most of Iowa’s crops in ‘good to excellent’ condition:  RADIOIOWA
  • Environmental restoration building up on the Upper Mississippi:  GAZETTE
  • Caucus watch!  Ted Cruz, on national book tour, makes Iowa stops:  RADIOIOWA
  • Linn County fails in push for Branstad veto on state court debt collection: GAZETTE
  • GOP chair ‘will not tolerate’ having GOP brand associated with Confederate battle flag:  RADIOIOWA
  • New STEM building at Clear Creek Amana to open in August:  GAZETTE
  • Caucus watch!   Republicans, Democrats plan minority forums for presidential candidates:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Branstad defends budget vetoes, says he’s being responsible:  QCTIMES
  • Officials launch security review for Iowa prisons after weekend escape: GAZETTE
  • Caucus watch!  Cruz ready to take on the ‘cartel’:  QCTIMES
  • Eastern Iowa town to bolster police with auxiliary officers:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa looks to develop energy plan:  GAZETTE