Posts Tagged ‘Mike Gronstal’


Kevin’s Korner: 100th Edition Commemoration

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Just when they think they’ve got all the answers, I change the questions. This is the 100th edition of this award-winning, groundbreaking, nausea-inducing column. To celebrate this m...
by Kevin Hall

U.S. Rep. Braley and state Sen. Hatch talk after Braley's Mon. press conference at the State Capitol

Braley-Hatch ticket for gov. against Branstad-Reynolds?

photo illustration by DES MOINES—Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) knows how to stage a media-friendly event. Monday’s afternoon press conference at the State Capitol featured the politician in fine form: sev...
by Jeff Patch

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Kevin’s Korner: My RPI Endorsement, Harkin Sighting and Adams’ Campaign Smears Ward

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Sometimes Grace comes in the form of a punch in the face. Here’s my endorsement for RPI chairman: Clint Eastwood’s empty chair. It couldn’t do worse than the current ...
by Kevin Hall



Kevin’s Korner: Post-Election Depression; Winners and Losers

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Confucius say, “Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” We definitely fell on Tuesday. On the local, state and national level, Republicans wer...
by Kevin Hall

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Kevin’s Korner: Election Prediction Edition

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Well, here it is. What the world no one was waiting for. At long last, I r...
by Kevin Hall


Inside Capitol

Senator Behn Explains Property Tax Reform Failures

Iowa Senate Republican Leader Jerry Behn explains why efforts to reform property taxes failed during the 2012 legislative session. Below is the email Behn sent Friday afternoon: 2012 was finally supposed to be the year to addre...
by Kevin Hall