News Briefing – October 5, 2015

  • State tax collections down 4.8 percent in September:  RADIOIOWA
  • Branstad’s new anti-bullying office raises questions:  WCFCOURIER
  • Upmeyer updates GOP women on new speaker role:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • As wage rises in Johnson County, so do some worries:  GAZETTE
  • Caucus Watch!  Rubio, Carson rap Obama over approach to Russia: RADIOIOWA
  • Caucus Watch!  Carson’s health care plan centers on savings accounts: GAZETTE
  • Gasoline prices continue slow decline:  QCTIMES
  • New domestic violence hotline launched:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Caucus Watch!  Parties will be prepared to put on quality caucuses, Democratic chair says:  GAZETTE
  • EPA offers grants to upgrade school buses:  RADIOIOWA
  • Caucus Watch!  No Labels group takes aim at White House:  SCJOURNAL
  • New wardens appointed for Iowa correctional facilities:  RADIOIOWA
  • Deere rank and file ratify contract:  QCTIMES