News Briefing – May 15, 2013

  • Lawmakers set overall budget number:  QCTIMES
  • CR Council backs Westdale Mall redevelopment tax incentives:  GAZETTE
  • Five year plan in place to improve Iowa roads:  RADIO IOWA
  • Branstad points to special session on health-care dispute:  WCFCOURIER
  • Vernon likely to seek Braley seat:  GAZETTE
  • Time is running out on ethanol tax break:  RADIO IOWA
  • Unwed parenting on the rise nationally, locally:  GAZETTE
  • King would take Obamacare over immigration bill:  RADIO IOWA
  • Democrats accuse auditor of ethics violation:  QCTIMES
  • related: Will IDP go after Culver next?:  IOWAREPUBLICAN
  • High school grads consider gap year before college:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Shelters scramble amid state funding cut:  QCTIMES
  • DNR warns paddlers about cold water, debris:  SCJOURNAL