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Iowa Legislative Leaders Preview 2021 Session

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John Pemble
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IPR
The Iowa Statehouse

This morning, Iowa lawmakers gathered at the Statehouse in Des Moines for the first day of the legislative session. They return to the capitol amid the pandemic and less than a week after supporters of President Trump stormed and occupied the U.S. Capitol.

Alongside IPR's Statehouse reporter and co-host, Katarina Sostaric, Ben Kieffer speaks with Iowa's legislative leaders, from both sides of the aisle, to hear what is at the top of their agenda for the 2021 session.

Guests:

  • Speaker of the Iowa House Pat Grassley
  • Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver
  • Iowa House Minority Leader Todd Prichard
  • Iowa Senate Minority Leader Zach Wahls
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Katarina Sostaric is IPR's State Government Reporter
Rick Brewer is a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River