News Briefing – June 5, 2013

  • Tweet of the morning:  From Radio Iowa’s Kay Henderson — @okayhenderson:  Vilsack spox Matt Paul says:  US Ag Sec/ex IA Gov Vilsack “considered it” but will not be a candidate for governor in 2014.
  • Iowan testifies about IRS treatment of her nonprofit group:  RADIO IOWA
  • ACLU:  In Iowa, African-Americans more likely to be arrested for marijuana:  GAZETTE
  • Business Council survey shows little movement for second quarter:  RADIO IOWA
  • Petition drive launched to change Linn County’s form of government:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa copes with nitrate surge in drinking water:  QCTIMES
  • Vernon formally joins Dem race for 1st CD:  GAZETTE
  • Branstad nominates 2 to Board of Regents:  QCTIMES
  • Grassley, others ramp up immigration criticism:  SCJOURNAL
  • DOT reports progress on online renewal:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • MidAmerican won’t build 2nd Iowa nuke plant:  QCTIMES
  • Harkin pushes legislation to replace No Child Left Behind:  SCJOURNAL
  • Iowa AG:  Checks headed to more than 6,000 Iowans:  QCTIMES