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...

David Yepsen

Yepsen on Politics: February 13

Yepsen on Politics is a weekly Q&A with Iowa Press producers and David Yepsen, host of IPTV’s Iowa Press and former 34-year veteran political writer for The Des Moines Register. This week we cover Branstad's relationship with unions, the task ahead for Iowa party chairs, and "big ticket" items at the Iowa legislature.

Iowa’s Political Party Chairs

Iowa’s Political Party Chairs

February 10, 2017 | 29 min

Republicans in Iowa are on the offensive while democrats work to get back in the game. We talk politics with Iowa political party Chairs Derek Eadon and Jeff Kaufmann on this edition of Iowa Press...