With Lawmakers At Home, What's Next For Iowa's Legislative Agenda?

Mar 23, 2020

In the spirit of social distancing, lawmakers are keeping their distance from the Iowa Statehouse, which could impact what's accomplished during the 2020 legislative session.

On this segment of River to River, host Ben Kieffer is joined by University of Northern Iowa professor of political science Chris Larimer to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the state’s legislative session.

Later in the segment, a look at the impact of the new coronavirus on food banks serving food insecure Iowans and information on how to best support food bank operations across the state.


  • Chris Larimer, professor of political science, University of Northern Iowa
  • Dylan Lampe, Iowa Food Bank Association