Keystone XL http://iowapublicradio.org en Pipeline Politics http://iowapublicradio.org/post/pipeline-politics <p>A new U.S. State Department report raises no major environmental objections to the possible construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, but the report is being treated differently by Democrats and Republicans. &nbsp;That and other political news; analysts for this Politics Day include Steffen Schmidt from Iowa State University and Bruce Nesmith from Coe College.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:19:39 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 35847 at http://iowapublicradio.org Pipeline Politics Iowa Business Beat: Unemployment Rate Holds Steady, Energy Markets Heat Up http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-business-beat-unemployment-rate-holds-steady-energy-markets-heat <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">This week Clay and Sarah discuss the state's unemployment rate which is largely unchanged for June. They also discuss an issue Sarah is reporting on regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline and its impact on the country if its built or not.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 11:41:33 +0000 Clay Masters & Sarah McCammon 24394 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Business Beat: Unemployment Rate Holds Steady, Energy Markets Heat Up