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Legislative Day: Traffic Cameras and Addressing Sexual Harrassment

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Derek Jensen
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Red light camera system at the Springfield, Ohio intersection of Limestone and Leffels.

Traffic cameras are getting a red light from Iowa lawmakers as Republicans debate a total ban on automated traffic enforcement devices. During this hour of River to River Ben Kieffer is joined by Senator Brad Zahn, Rep. Bobby Kaufmann, and Sergeant Paul Parizek of the Des Moines Police Department.  We also hear background and an update on an Iowa Supreme Court challenge to traffic camera in eastern Iowa from Gazette reporter Brian Morelli.

In the second half of the program, former Iowa Senate President and former U.S. Ambassador Mary Kramer.  Her recent report to the state says that voters will be left to decide the fate of elected officials involved in sexual harassment complaints at the Iowa capitol.  

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River