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Iowa Entrepreneur: Aronia Berry Services of Northeast Iowa

Iowa Entrepreneur: Aronia Berry Services of Northeast Iowa

May 5, 2017 | 12 min

Hearing a news story on the radio was the beginning of a long entrepreneurial journey for one Fairbank couple, who are now pioneering a unique crop.

Rep. Abby Finkenauer

Finkenauer says Iowa needs wage increases

April 28, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) says Iowa not only needs a minimum wage increase but an increase in wages for jobs across the board.

Sen. Nate Boulton

Boulton on a long-term economic strategy

April 28, 2017 | 2 min

Sen. Nate Boulton (D-Des Moines) says Iowa needs to focus on quality education, workforce training and infrastructure to build an economy for the future, rather than tax giveaways to corporations.

Rep. Abby Finkenauer and Sen. Nate Boulton

Young Democrats on what the party's message needs to be

April 28, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Nate Boulton (D-Des Moines) and Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) talk about the message Democrats need in order to win back elected offices.

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on dealing with North Korea and Syria

April 13, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) talks about what he thinks the U.S. should be doing regarding North Korea and Syria, including the fact that he doesn't think a regime change in Syria is necessarily the...

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on pre-existing conditions and health insurance

April 13, 2017 | 1 min

When asked about Republicans getting rid of the popular pre-existing condition protections in the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says he prefers a system of high risk pools to help...

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on the border wall and paying for it

April 13, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says it's time to build a border wall, even though Trump is expected to ask Congress to begin funding it. King says it will pay for itself over time in such ways as economic...

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on his most recent controversial statement

April 13, 2017 | 3 min

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) explains his recent controversial comments about not being able to restore civilization with "somebody else's babies."

The Great War Panel Discussion

The Great War Panel Discussion

April 10, 2017 | 1 hr

Hear a panel discussion among Iowa war-time veterans about how war has affected Iowa and Iowans.

Sen. Jack Whitver

Sen. Whitver on abortion bill in the Senate

April 7, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Senate President Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) says he thinks the Senate will pass an abortion bill that includes a three-day waiting period and no exception for cases of rape or incest (after 20...

Sen. Jack Whitver

Whitver predictions: Yes on texting ban; maybe on traffic cameras

April 7, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) answers a lightning round of questions about issues still up in the air at the Statehouse.

Sen. Jack Whitver

Sen. Whitver says significant tax legislation likely to wait until 2018

April 7, 2017 | 1 min

Iowa Senate President Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) says there's still a possibility that the legislature could pass some sort of tax bill this session. But given the timing, he says it's more likely tax...

Autism advocates speak out about local resources

Autism Iowa Resources Information

April 5, 2017 | 9 min

Autism Spectrum Disorder affects how an individual processes information and interprets the world. As the prevalence of autism increases so do efforts to understand and provide assistance to those...

Rep. Chip Baltimore

Status update: Which water-related bill passes?

March 24, 2017 | 1 min

Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-Boone) and Rep. Chris Hall (D-Sioux City) share opinions on whether the legislature is more likely to pass a bill dismantling Des Moines Water Works or a bill to address water...

Rep. Chip Baltimore and Rep. Chris Hall

Bi-partisan support for addressing water quality

March 24, 2017 | 2 min

But can legislators agree on how? Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-Boone) and Rep. Chris Hall (D-Sioux City) express support for a bill in the Iowa House, but Hall says he thinks it doesn’t go nearly far...

Rep. Chris Hall

Local control: Which political party champions it?

March 24, 2017 | 3 min

Republicans have traditionally pushed for local control, but Republicans at the Statehouse have pushed bills to override some local government decisions on issues like minimum wage and gun control.

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...

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...

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...

Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Upmeyer on changing collective bargaining

February 3, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake), Speaker of the Iowa House, says she thinks it's time to take a look at Iowa's 40-year-old collective bargaining law, especially as it pertains to arbitration, and...