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Policing in Iowa

Policing in Iowa

Jun 11, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Judy Bradshaw, director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, and Sheriff Tony Thompson, Black Hawk County Sheriff and president of the Iowa State Sheriffs' and Deputies' Association, discuss policing in Iowa after a year of increased national and local dialogue around the role of law enforcement, training, bias and certain tactics.

City Government

City Government

Jun 4, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Brad Hart, mayor of Cedar Rapids, and Paula Dierenfeld, mayor of Johnston, discuss impacts of the 2021 Legislative session on local government, as well as a variety of other issues affecting Iowa cities.

Reporters Roundtable

Reporters Roundtable

May 28, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press we convene a panel of Iowa political reporters to discuss the various legislative and political outcomes of the 2021 Iowa legislative session.

Pandemic public health and safety

Pandemic public health and safety

May 21, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Dr. Megan Srinivas, an infectious disease doctor who has worked with underserved populations in rural Iowa, and Dr. Leyla Best, an infectious disease specialist with UnityPoint Health, discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, including recent changes in CDC/public health safety recommendations, vaccine hesitancy and what's next.

Jessica Dunker and Mike Ralston

Jessica Dunker and Mike Ralston

May 14, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Jessica Dunker, president and CEO of the Iowa Restaurant Association, and Mike Ralston, president of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry, discuss Iowa's economy, the job market and the ongoing pandemic impacts on Iowa restaurants and other businesses.

Senator Charles Grassley

Senator Charles Grassley

May 7, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) discusses current and future legislation in the U.S. Senate.

Expansion of broadband access

Expansion of broadband access

Apr 30, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, our guests are Brian Waller, president of the Technology Association of Iowa, and Dave Duncan, CEO of the Iowa Communications Alliance, chair of the Empower Rural Iowa task force on broadband connectivity and executive board member of the Iowa Rural Development Council. On the heels of the governor signing new legislation to help build out Iowa's broadband infrastructure, we discuss the expansion of broadband access, its impact across the state and the growing technology industry.

State Auditor Rob Sand

State Auditor Rob Sand

Apr 23, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand (D-Des Moines) discusses the state's budget and COVID-19 relief funding and oversight.

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig

Apr 16, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig (R-Des Moines) discusses the status of Iowa's agriculture sector a year into the pandemic, as well as other ag-related issues.

Sen. Jack Whitver

Sen. Jack Whitver

Apr 9, 2021 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) discusses recent actions at the Statehouse and gives an update on Senate Republicans' agenda and priorities for the remainder of the 2021 legislative session. 

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