News Briefing-Wednesday, April 4, 2012

  • All-clear after statehouse lockdown due to ‘very threatening letter’: RADIO IOWA
  • Braley formally announces bid for Congress: WCF COURIER
  • Senate backs “Field of Dreams” tax break: RADIO IOWA
  • Traffic camera bill wins approval in House, Senate action doubtful: RADIO IOWA
  • Senator: Capitol hazmat response flawed: REGISTER
  • Office opens thousands of complaints about state government: REGISTER
  • Cedar Rapids wins appeal on hydroelectric plant: QC TIMES
  • February indicators show improvement in Iowa’s economy: REGISTER
  • Voters pass Ames’ $55M school bond referendum: QC TIMES
  • Iowa’s small food producers in line for $3M in federal loans: REGISTER
  • House, Senate make breakthrough on mental health reform funding: QC TIMES
  • Cedar Rapids gets double dose of good flood-related news: GAZETTE
  • Iowa plans parade for veterans: QC TIMES
  • Report: : Siouxland counties among states’ least healthy: SCJOURNAL