News Briefing – March 4, 2015

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  • Suppressors, secrecy for permit holders stand to gain ground in Iowa weapons legislation:  GAZETTE
  • Loebsack among Democrats who boycotted Netanyahu speech:  RADIOIOWA
  • Speed limit hike tabled, but cell phone restrictions may advance:  RADIOIOWA
  • UI arrests plummeted in 2014:  GAZETTE
  • New bill introduced to allow growing, selling marijuana as medicine:  RADIOIOWA
  • Human Services will create bed-tracker for mental health beds, Iowa leaders say: GAZETTE
  • Dept. of Revenue warns of possible phone scam:  RADIOIOWA
  • House, Senate differ on laws regulating cellphone distractions:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa Business Council survey shows optimism:  RADIOIOWA
  • Osage council proposes 5-cent increase in tax levy:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • House panel Oks school radon testing mandate:  QCTIMES
  • Legislators fail to move impasse over school funding:  SCJOURNAL
  • Officials still unsure why drug dog leaped into traffic:  QCTIMES
  • Branstad does not plan on salary bill:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Gladbrook-Reinbeck wants court to reject petition to block school closing: WCFCOURIER
  • Black Hawk County tax rate up 11%:  WCFCOURIER