David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: February 20

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press . This week we cover political aftermath of collective bargaining for Branstad/Reynolds, the union messaging war, and early advice for would-be Governor candidates.

Collective Bargaining

Collective Bargaining

February 17, 2017 | 29 min

Tammy Wawro, President of the Iowa State Education Association, and Gretchen Tegeler, President of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa discuss the changes to Chapter 20 of the Iowa Code (collective bargaining).

Gretchen Tegeler

Chapter 20 reform: Impact on taxpayers

February 17, 2017 | 1 min

Gretchen Tegeler, President of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa, says she wouldn't look for an immediate reduction in taxes. Rather, she says the changes to Chapter 20 is a containment...

Tammy Wawro

Chapter 20 reform: Impact in the classroom

February 17, 2017 | 1 min

Tammy Wawro, President of the Iowa State Education Association, says changes to Chapter 20 of the Iowa Code will have a dramatic impact on Iowa schools being able to attract new teachers to the...

Tammy Wawro and Gretchen Tegeler

Chapter 20 changes are done; is IPERS next?

February 17, 2017 | 2 min

Tammy Wawro, President of the Iowa State Education Association, and Gretchen Tegeler, President of the Taxpayers Association, share different views on whether the Legislature should look at reforming...