News Briefing-Wednesday, May 9, 2012

  • Property tax reform fails to advance in Senate: GAZETTE
  • USDA responds to Grassley’s comments on closing beef processing plants: RADIO IOWA
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa City schools excel in advance placement testing: GAZETTE
  • Lawmakers pass education reform plan: GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Iowa Senate rejects bill on election law exception: QCTIMES
  • House deadlocks on Health and Human Services: QCTIMES
  • Iowa ends energy firm’s $2.5M grant: QCTIMES
  • Iowa ranks second in new locally grown food index: GAZETTE
  • Iowa will get $1.4M in drug marketing settlement: QCTIMES
  • Governor suggests ‘onus’ is on Gronstal, Senate Democrats: RADIO IOWA

  • New $15M business incentive passes Iowa Legislature: REGISTER
  • Corn sellers squeezed as prices surge: REGISTER