News Briefing-Thursday, April 19, 2012

  • Iowa budget negotiators closing the gap: SCJOURNAL
  • House restricts Medicaid-funded abortions: WCF COURIER
  • Clear Lake firm questions feds’ response on illegal workers: GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Iowa lawmakers still working on priority issues: GAZETTE
  • Trial delayed in Iowa film tax credit case: QC TIMES
  • Iowa City stop may be on Obama itinerary: GAZETTE
  • NAACP calls on Branstad to fix hiring practices: QC TIMES
  • Senators shout over sex offender policy: RADIO IOWA
  • Iowa GOP studying changes to caucus process: QC TIMES
  • Is think tank a front of ideas for Iowa Legislature, or a shadowy partisan?: REGISTER
  • Creation of open government board sends right signal: SCJOURNAL
  • Tuition grant remarks by Lang called ‘selfish’: REGISTER
  • House passes $1.6B budget for health care and social services: REGISTER
  • As Iowa’s Legislative session drags on, property tax reform looms large: REGISTER
    “I didn’t bring any notes today because I dream commercial property taxes,” said Boeyink.