funding http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa's Chief Justice Calls for More Funding, Staffing for Courts http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-chief-justice-calls-more-funding-staffing-courts <p></p><p>Iowa Chief Justice Mark Cady&nbsp;delivered his State of the Judiciary speech to a joint session of the Iowa Legislature Wednesday. He's calling for increased staffing in the court system, which has taken a hit in budget cuts in recent years.</p><p>Cady wants court offices around the state to stay open all week. Right now they close in the afternoons twice a week. He also tells lawmakers the state doesn’t have enough juvenile officers to reach all of Iowa’s children in need.</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:12:53 +0000 Clay Masters 13615 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Chief Justice Calls for More Funding, Staffing for Courts