News Briefing – March 12, 2013

  • Governor pushes tax plan; GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Auditor recommends spending state surplus to pay off debts:  RADIO IOWA
  • Small-town Iowa clerks welcome law that requires more regular audits:  GAZETTE
  • New ‘sunshine’ for gifts of travel, honoraria to state employees:  RADIO IOWA
  • Branstad wants legislators to pay 20 percent of health insurance premiums:  GAZETTE
  • House moves to curb eminent domain authority for lake projects:  RADIO IOWA
  • Expanding golf cart use to unincorporated areas:  RADIO IOWA
  • Cedar Rapids to spend money on its regional outdoor shooting range:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa now generates 24.5% of its electricity from wind:  RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa Senate panel votes to boost earned income tax credit:  GAZETTE
  • Several Iowa wastewater stations fail discharge:  QCTIMES
  • House approves rules for preschool attendance:  QCTIMES
  • Another pay raise for Woodbury County:  SCJOURNAL