Hard Financial Choices Facing Our Children’s Future

Thomas Friedman of The New York Times takes a hard look at the financial implications for future generations if overall spending and entitlement reforms aren’t addressed: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/opinion/friedman-sorry-kids-we-ate-it-all.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss Share this:EmailPrintDiggFacebook

Iowa State Budget Still Faces Challenges With Surplus

As the focus turns to spending for next year’s fiscal year, Rod Boshart of the Quad City Times examines Iowa’s current budget and the commitments that have been made for the future. http://qctimes.com/news/local/government-and-politics/state-budget-outlook-remains-challenging/article_b3cd2449-822a-537d-8871-cc4c67d61c52.html Share this:EmailPrintDiggFacebook

Iowa Redistricting Plan Discussed in Washington D.C.

With the federal government shutdown, Jason Noble of The Des Moines Register highlights a recent conversation between Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley and a House colleague on how Iowa’s redistricting plan could improve the current impasse in Washington D.C.. http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2013/10/09/could-the-government-shutdown-prompt-congressional-redistricting-reform/article?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+IowaPolitics+(Iowa+Politics+Insider+-+Des+Moines+Register) Share this:EmailPrintDiggFacebook

Latest Iowa Poll Examines Popularity of Governor Branstad

With the Iowa Governor’s race beginning to heat up, Jason Noble of The Des Moines Register analyzes the latest Iowa Poll numbers and what they mean for the re-election chances of Governor Terry Branstad: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20130929/NEWS09/309290082/-1/iowapoll/Iowa-Poll-Iowans-skeptical-sixth-term-Branstad Share this:EmailPrintDiggFacebook