Posts Tagged ‘Harkin Institute’
 

 

Harkin issues ultimatum to ISU on Harkin Institute guidelines

JOHNSTON, Iowa—Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said Friday that he would renege on his offer to donate his papers to Iowa State University if president Steven Leath did not lift research guidelines on the Harkin Institute of Public ...
by Jeff Patch

 
 

Braley to announce for Harkin seat, Dems wonder where Harkin money lands

WASHINGTON—National Democrats have coalesced around Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Waterloo, as the anointed candidate to replace Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, sources in both the Republican and Democratic parties told TheIowaRepublican.c...
by Jeff Patch

 
 

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Herbalife) gets cash for institute after legislative favors

DES MOINES—In the summer of 2011, when most Hawkeye State politicians spent sweaty sessions with constituents in Iowa’s communities, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) sat down to a steak dinner with a team of corporate lobbyists and...
by Jeff Patch

 

 

Iowa universities struggle to adapt to the digital era, policies allow email purges

DES MOINES—Iowa’s universities seem stuck in a snail mail world as the rest of the state has long transitioned to the digital age. Transparency and accountability questions at Iowa’s regent universities have lingered beca...
by Jeff Patch

 
 

Tom Harkin: ‘Born this way’

DES MOINES—Need more evidence that Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) is preparing to run for a sixth term? The Cumming resident’s campaign committee, Citizens for Harkin, will hold its second Lady Gaga-related fundraiser next month....
by Jeff Patch

 

 

Gov. Branstad criticizes secrecy at Harkin Institute

DES MOINES—Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Iowa) weighed in on the developing secrecy scandal at the Iowa State University-based Harkin Institute during his weekly conference with Iowa journalists Monday. “On the issue of transparen...
by Jeff Patch