News Briefing – March 27, 2015

  • Education issues spark debate in legislature:  QCTIMES
  • State population grows for 26th straight year:  RADIOIOWA
  • 7 Cedar Rapids projects get tax breaks:  GAZETTE
  • Senate committee votes 9-5 in favor of medical marijuana bill:  RADIOIOWA
  • Cedar Rapids program tries to connect veterans with jobs:  GAZETTE
  • House endorses ‘Safe at Home’ program for some Iowa crime victims: RADIOIOWA
  • Texting while driving ban could face opposition in the House:  GAZETTE
  • Election ’16:  Vernon gets EMILY’s list backing in 1st district race:  QCTIMES
  • UI hospitals ranks among nation’s best employers:  GAZETTE
  • House unanimously approves limits on funeral protests:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Funding cuts to AEA’s could mean loss of jobs:  GAZETTE
  • Mentally ill seniors transferred to nursing homes:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Caucus watch! 2016 hopefuls attending RPI dinner:  SCJOURNAL
  • Branstad appointee faces potential conflict in pipeline case:  SCJOURNAL