Local Video - Clips

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...

Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Upmeyer on what legislators pay for health insurance

February 3, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake), Speaker of the Iowa House, responds to questions following a Des Moines Register report indicating that some legislators pay less out of pocket for health insurance...

Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Speaker Upmeyer on minimum wage

February 3, 2017 | 1 min

Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake), Speaker of the Iowa House, says she sees a need for uniformity in the minimum wage across the state. However, she says she doesn't hear her Republican colleagues...

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on trade and ethanol under Trump

January 27, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter, who also has personal involvement in agribusiness, says President Donald Trump understands trade. Rastetter also says he believes Trump supports...

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on what's expected of new UNI president

January 27, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter lays out what issues and tasks he and the Board expect the new president of the University of Northern Iowa to tackle.

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on his future, as well as successes under his Regents leadership

January 27, 2017 | 3 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter says he's not sure if he wants to be reappointed to another term on the Board when his current term expires at the end of April. He cites some of what...

Bruce Rastetter

Rastetter on controversy over ISU President Leath's flights

January 27, 2017 | 1 min

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter talks about how the Regents handled controversy over Iowa State University President Steven Leath's use of an airplane.

Retrospective - Senators

Iowa Senators on Iowa Press

January 6, 2017 | 2 min

Dean Borg shares his thoughts on questioning Iowa Press guests with clips from the early 1980s of Sen. Tom Harkin, Sen. John Culver and Sen. Charles Grassley.