© 2022 Iowa Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022

Here First podcast hosted by Clay Masters

House Republicans advanced a bill that would reduce the maximum time Iowans can receive unemployment benefits from 26 weeks to 16. Republican lawmakers in the Iowa legislature are proposing ideas to fill a shortage of teachers across the state but Democrats argue that a larger increase in state funding is what would help schools attract more educators. Plus, a Madison County music and camping festival has expanded its days in August.

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