When we received the press release that the American Civil Liberties Union - Iowa Chapter had released a "Legislative Report Card" we wanted to learn more. Our guest is Cristina Kineslla who was kind enough to come in and talk about what are civil liberties and how citizens can use the report card to engage their Iowa Legislators. Here is that discussion:
Former IOB business and leadership contributor Desmund Adams announced his candidacy for Congress. We thought you might like to hear some of what he had to say during his announcement. From wages to family values.
Now that the Mid-Term Elections are a memory, and the airwaves are quiet, we wanted to sit down with another broadcaster and talk about the business of politics and broadcasting. Jeff Stein is the Executive Director of the Iowa Broadcast News Association who was kind enough to join in the discussion with his thoughts and answer our questions and observations. Here is that conversation:
On the Business News Hour we don't do politics unless it's something that revolves around the economy, jobs and business. This interview with Sister Simone Campbell of Nuns on the Bus covers all three areas. The Nuns kicked off a voter registration drive into several states from Des Moines and had with them Vice President Joe Biden. We asked Sister Simone how that came to be and many other questions. Here is our conversation:
Insight on Business the News Hour is heard local and live each day between 5PM and 6PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines. But, we know you can't always listen on our time so we've created this podcast so you can listen on your time. We leave out the news but include the interviews.