Fri May 30, 2014
News Buzz: Iowa's VA Hospitals, Recapping the GOP Primary Debate, Court Reporters
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki has resigned his post in the wake of a series of scandals at Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country. During this News Buzz edition of River to River, Ben Kieffer talks with Des Moines Register Health Care Reporter Tony Leys about how the announcement could affect Iowa's VA hospitals. He also tells us about a possibly mismanaged case at the Iowa City VA.
Then, political scientist Tim Hagle joins the show. He give us an analysis of last night's Iowa GOP Senate primary debate, and Sarah Hyatt, President of the Iowa Court Reporters Association, tells us about a shortage of court reporters in Western Iowa.