An anti-abortion group is waiting to hear if the U.S. Supreme Court will reconsider a ruling on an Iowa campaign finance law. Iowa passed its statute in response to the landmark case known as Citizens United.
Iowa Right to Life says the law prevents them from supporting candidates who oppose abortion.
The Iowa Attorney General is also waiting to hear if the U.S. Supreme Court will take on the case.
Remember those television ads that you just couldn’t escape during the last year’s election? The majority of them were paid for by outside spending. Now here in Iowa some lawmakers are calling for independent groups to disclose their top donors.
As we enter the waning days of the legislative session, behind-the-scenes negotiations on the big issues remaining to be resolved begin in earnest. Lawmakers have yet to agree on budget targets, education reform or commercial property tax relief. But, how will upcoming elections impact those negotiations? Host Joyce Russell talks with Democratic and Republican leaders about the issues lawmakers want to take on the campaign trail this fall… and how that may impact debate over issues yet to be decided.