News Briefing – May 2, 2013

  • With funding unclear, teachers sent layoff notices:  QCTIMES
  • Teachers Union releases video response to GOP education bill:  SCJOURNAL
  • Governor signs bill to restrict new drivers:  WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa jury awards $240M to mentally disabled workers at turkey plant:  GAZETTE
  • Senate votes to expand DNA testing to more convicts:  RADIO IOWA
  • State opens office to support film, tv media:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Senate rejects Branstad’s Medicaid alternative:  GAZETTE
  • House GOP endorses tough abortion restrictions:  RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa Business Specialty Court Pilot Project now accepting cases:  GAZETTE
  • Senate panel votes to launch investigation of Sen. Sorensen:  RADIO IOWA
  • Schools keep constant watch on data security:  GAZETTE
  • Climatologist says May snow not that unusual:  RADIO IOWA
  • King ‘too busy’ to make a decision on Senate race:  GLOBEGAZETTE