News Briefing – March 7, 2014

  • Lawmakers start work on new state budget:  WCFCOURIER
  • Call 811 before you do any spring digging:  RADIO IOWA
  • UI officials communicated with regents over sex assault concerns:  GAZETTE
  • Leaders tell dog racing industry to resolve their differences:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Statehouse debate over medical marijuana has risen to a different level:  RADIO IOWA
  • Confusion over free electronic tax filling may result in fees for low-income Iowans:  GAZETTE
  • Two tax cuts passed in 2013 showing up in February’s tax report:  RADIO IOWA
  • Cedar Rapids casino backers say Greene County casino proposal helps make the case:  GAZETTE
  • UNI hosting hearing on regents agenda:  WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa Pork Producers implement new policies to help deter rise of disease:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa lawmakers confident of human trafficking legislation despite different approaches:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Manchester zoo faces legal action:  GAZETTE
  • Representatives question social host bill:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Repeat of 2011 Missouri River flooding unlikely:  SCJOURNAL