News Briefing-Wednesday, March 7, 2012

  • Air Force asks Congress to cut 459 jobs from Iowa Air Guard: REGISTER
  • American Cancer Society to sign up Iowans for study: RADIO IOWA
  • Man who shot in self-defense now ‘cause celebre’ at statehouse: RADIO IOWA
  • House debates child labor permits: RADIO IOWA
  • Draft plan lists 70-plus programs targeted for cuts, closure at UNI: REGISTER
  • Senate passes bill allowing ‘infused’ liquor storage: RADIO IOWA
  • Cedar Rapids area voters reject tax extension: QC TIMES
  • AIB to drop court reporting, captioning majors: REGISTER
  • Senate Republicans try procedural move to force gun law debate: QC TIMES
  • Progress on risk pool still not enough: REGISTER
  • Backers hope to move nuclear power bill through Senate committee: QC TIMES
  • Proposal would expand Iowa’s bottle deposit law: GAZETTE
  • Polk County supervisors approve casino expansion: QC TIMES
  • Eastern Iowa home prices holding up better than nation: GAZETTE
  • Senate passes transportation budget: QC TIMES
  • BH county legislators lay out legal reasoning to reverse Regents’ decision on Price Lab: WCF COURIER
  • Mitchell County board ok’s 3.75% pay hike for elected officials: GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Corps: Missouri River ready for runoff: SC JOURNAL
  • Tweak but don’t eliminate TIF: SC JOURNAL