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Friday, January 7th, 2022

Here First

Several Iowa Democratic candidates running for governor and U.S. Senate this year outlined their plans to address the state’s growing mental health needs at a local forum on Thursday. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Iowa Chapter of the Sierra Club during a virtual court hearing. Plus, IPR Health reporter Natalie Krebs gives an update on the omicron variant of COVID-19 surging in Iowa.

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