Mike Gronstal http://iowapublicradio.org en Will the 2014 Legislative Session Be as Productive as Last Year? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/will-2014-legislative-session-be-productive-last-year <p></p><p>Today is the first day of the 2014 Iowa legislative session. It’s an election year, which usually means the time lawmakers meet will be short so people can go run for re-election. IPR Statehouse Correspondent Joyce Russell talks with Clay Masters about the 2014 legislative session.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:52:16 +0000 Clay Masters & Joyce Russell 34773 at http://iowapublicradio.org Will the 2014 Legislative Session Be as Productive as Last Year? The Start Of Iowa's 2013 Legislative Session http://iowapublicradio.org/post/start-iowas-2013-legislative-session <p>It’s opening day for the 2013 legislative session as all of the state’s law makers assemble at the capitol. Clay Masters speaks with House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer and Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal, live at the Statehouse. They discuss gun laws, the state's surplus, and other issues that may unfold during the upcoming session.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:16:57 +0000 Clay Masters 13472 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Start Of Iowa's 2013 Legislative Session Legislative Wrap-up http://iowapublicradio.org/post/legislative-wrap <p>Iowa lawmakers have adjourned for the year&hellip; and now they&rsquo;ll be hitting the campaign trail armed with accomplishments.&nbsp; Host Joyce Russell talks with legislative leaders, Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal and Assistant Majority Leader in the House Steven Lukan, about what they&rsquo;ll highlight in legislative races.&nbsp; Then, statehouse reporters, James Lynch of the Cedar Rapids Gazette and Jason Clayworth of the Des Moines Register, offer their takes on what did and did NOT get done.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 18:35:47 +0000 Joyce Russell 1499 at http://iowapublicradio.org