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Season 49

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On this edition of Iowa Press, Rep. Ras Smith (D - Waterloo) and John Deeth, a Democratic activist from Iowa City, discuss potential changes to the Iowa Democratic Caucuses and where Iowa may end up on the road to the White House. 
EpisodeSeason49Episode4937
On this edition of Iowa Press, Iowa political journalists gather for a roundtable discussion about the Supreme Court draft ruling on abortion, the Iowa legislative session and other political news. 
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On this edition of Iowa Press, Iowa Auditor of State Rob Sand discusses the work of his office, his new book and Democratic politics. 
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On this edition of Iowa Press, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate discusses the upcoming primary elections and other voting-related issues. 
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On this edition of Iowa Press, we gather Iowa political reporters for a roundtable discussion that covers the ongoing Iowa legislative session and recent political developments in the state.
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On this edition of Iowa Press, Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart discuss various issues of importance at the city government level. 

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2022 Primary and General election candidates for political office may be invited to participate in an Iowa PBS debate or forum.

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Clips

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The Iowa bottle bill is long-established la,, but most stakeholders say the law needs to change. Modernization of the bill has proven elusive for legislators.

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Considered a political compromise by former Iowa Governor Robert Ray more than 40 years ago, the Iowa bottle bill is long-established law. It’s widely considered a success, but most stakeholders say the law needs to change. Modernization of the bottle bill has proven elusive for legislators. The...

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For decades, lawmakers and private industry members have worked to expand broadband internet infrastructure across rural and urban Iowa.

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Iowa is home to a limited medical marijuana program developed in recent legislative sessions.

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A proposal to provide more COVID funding to schools that had more in-person learning, compared to schools that hat more hybrid or virtual learning.

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The debate over tenure.

2022 Condition of the State

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Live coverage of the 2022 Condition of the State address.

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The State of the Judiciary address at the Iowa statehouse.

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The Condition of the Guard live from the Iowa statehouse.

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About the Show

Since its inaugural broadcast in 1971, Iowa Press has engaged the best local journalists to interview experts, political and other newsworthy figures while exploring issues of state and national interest. Each week, Iowa Press invites newsmakers, policy makers and elected officials to join capitol reporters in a weekly discussion.

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