Kirk Leeds, head of the Iowa Soybean Association, told "This Week in Iowa" that the "trade truce" between the Trump administration and China lacks the details Iowa farmers need to make big decisions about their crops.
WEST DES MOINES - Iowa farmers are growing weary of the Trump administration's continued trade war with China, and leaders in agriculture are saying that the so-called "trade truce" lacks the details they need to make important decisions.
Sen. Jack Whitver, Majority Leader for Republicans, joins Sabrina Ahmed to talk about the Republican legislative agenda for 2019. Rep. John Forbes also comes on the show to talk about the new Medicaid audit report.
WEST DES MOINES - Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) told Local 5 that he's happy the election is over and that his party can now focus on formulating an agenda for the 2019 legislative session.
Daniel Zeno with the ACLU of Iowa joins host Sabrina Ahmed to talk about felon voting rights. Rob Sand, the State Auditor-elect also talks about his plans for the office, and Lucas Nelson with Kemin Industries answers questions about the medical marijuana industry in Iowa.