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Thursday, January 6th, 2022

Here First

Iowa health officials are reporting large increases in COVID-19 hospitalizations and new infections this week. U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne was in the Des Moines area on Wednesday encouraging local leaders to take advantage of federal infrastructure funding passed last year. Plus, how the federal congressional delegation from Iowa has been careful how they talk about the insurrection at the U.S Capitol since it happened a year ago.

Clay Masters is Iowa Public Radio’s Morning Edition host and lead political reporter.