Monday, November 26, 2012

Terry branstad

  • Terry Branstad Floats Alternative To GOP's Increasingly Irrelevant Iowa Straw Poll

    Terry Branstad (R) suggested on Monday that the state GOP should scrap its quadrennial presidential straw poll in favor of a broader system that would offer Republican candidates more opportunities for exposure.

  • Terry Branstad: Time to kill Iowa Straw Poll

    "I think the straw poll has outlived its usefulness," Gov. Terry Branstad told the Wall Street Journal of the Iowa Republican tradition.

  • Branstad to welcome over 1000 to anti-bullying summit

    Governor Terry Branstad says tomorrow's "bullying prevention summit" may yield ideas for new policies at the state level.

  • 2014 budget requests due to Branstad soon

    Terry Branstad will begin formally receiving fiscal 2014 budget requests from leaders of state executive branch agencies this week.

  • Gov. Terry Branstad, NAACP officials discuss voting rights for felons, other ...

    The application process for felons seeking to have their voting rights restored could be streamlined and made more accessible, Iowa Gov.

  • Terry Branstad wavers on Iowa health exchange decision

    Terry Branstad on Friday left open the possibility that the state may default to a federal program. The Republican governor sent a letter to U.S.

  • Terry Branstad: We should end the Iowa straw poll (+video)

    Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is not a fan of the Iowa straw poll, according to The Wall Street Journal. "I think the straw poll has outlived its usefulness," Governor Branstad told the newspaper.

  • Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds to lead trade mission to Vietnam, Philippines

    Kim Reynolds will lead a nine-day trade mission to Vietnam and the Philippines early next year, she and Gov. Terry Branstad announced on Monday. The trip will aim to open new markets for Iowa products and strengthen Iowans' business relationships with ...

  • Iowa GOP chairman: Gov. Branstad won't make straw poll decision

    Iowa GOP Chairman A.J. Spiker said on Tuesday that, despite criticism of the Ames straw poll from Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Iowa), the governor won't have the final say over the poll's future.

  • Rubio makes first postelection trip to Iowa

    Terry Branstad's birthday party. But the political implications of Rubio's visit were clear from the start as the Republican Party looks ahead to 2016's presidential contest.

  • Terry Branstad Sounds Off On Iowa Senate Seat

    LAS VEGAS -- Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad thinks Republican Rep. Tom Latham would make a better statewide candidate than Rep. Steve King, he said in an interview here Thursday, echoing private sentiments of most state and national Republican strategists.

  • Iowa Governor Terry Branstad wants to end straw poll days, says "outlived its ... - News & Weather for Waterloo, Dubuque, Cedar Rapids & Iowa City, Iowa | Iowa Governor Terry Branstad wants to end straw poll days, says "outlived its usefulness".

  • State authority to require electrical inspections of farm buildings challenged

    Terry Branstad at odds with the state's Electrical Examining Board and some state lawmakers. Attorneys for a trio of Carroll County farmers are challenging the board's authority in requiring requests for inspections and permits for electrical ...

  • New anti-bullying database in the works

    Terry Branstad's bullying prevention summit comes to a close, the Iowa Department of Education will collect its first data using a new anti-bullying system.

  • Branstad bails out of straw poll

    Terry Branstad's voice to those saying it's time to give the Iowa Straw Poll the hatchet. One incentive for clinging to the straw poll has been its profitability: It's a major fundraiser for the Republican Party of Iowa.

  • Republicans weigh Straw Poll's pros, cons

    Terry Branstad. In an interview Tuesday with the Wall Street Journal, Branstad said the Straw Poll has "outlived its usefulness.

  • Branstad urges farmers to control pollutant runoff

    Terry Branstad released a 197-page report Monday calling for voluntary efforts of farmers and sewage plant operators to stem the flow of pollutants into the state's rivers.

  • Governors call for renewing wind energy tax credit

    Still, Republicans governors Terry Branstad of Iowa and Sam Brownback of Kansas joined Democratic governors on Tuesday's call urging the credit's extension.

  • Iowa Gov. Branstad suggests Ames Straw Poll has 'outlived its usefulness'

    Terry Branstad (R) said Tuesday that it could be time to retire the Ames Straw Poll. "I think the straw poll has outlived its usefulness," Branstad said of the early Republican presidential poll, according to The Wall Street Journal.

  • Branstad blasts health care process

    DES MOINES - Gov. Terry Branstad notified federal officials Friday that Iowa policymakers intend to create a state-based health insurance exchange under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act but need many questions answered before they will ...

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