This hour of River to River is a "Pints and Politics" edition and includes panelists Gazette reporter James Lynch, and Gazette columnists Todd Dorman, Lynda Waddington, and Adam Sullivan. The discussion covers legislation about water quality and the state budget shortfall.
The panel is joined by University of Northern Iowa political scientist Chris Larimer to talk through state politics and how social media and political polling shapes our politics.
Hosts and moderators are Iowa Public Radio's Emily Woodbury and The Gazette's Erin Jordan.
"Pints and Politics" is a collaboration with The Gazette. It was recorded in front of an audience at C.S.P.S. in Cedar Rapids the evening of Thursday, January 25.