Clay Masters

Clay Masters appears in the following:

Health Insurance Startup Collapses In Iowa

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Obamacare provided billions in seed money to help establish insurance companies called co-ops. One of the biggest has now gone under, and its state overseer is telling clients to switch carriers.


For Pieta Brown, Music Is A Father-Daughter Dance

Saturday, December 27, 2014

As a child, Brown had to connect with her folk singer dad, Greg Brown, from a distance. Now, as adults and peers, their musical lives are intertwined.


Park Service Construction Damaged Native American Burial Sites

Thursday, October 23, 2014

National Park Service officials approved $3 million in illegal construction projects over a decade that damaged one of the nation's most sacred Indian burial sites in northeast Iowa.


Proposed Oil Pipeline Would Cut Across Iowa

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Business is booming in North Dakota's Bakken Shale oilfields. Companies are working on pipeline proposals. One calls for a pipeline to be built from Iowa's northwest corner to its southeast corner.


Remembering Jason Molina, A Musician Who Refused To Look Back

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Molina's songs turned a tiny Midwest indie label into an industry mainstay and influenced scores of musicians โ€” facts borne in two new releases around the anniversary of his death.


'Made For This': The Rootless Life Of A Roving Musician

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Guitarist and songwriter David Dondero has been touring the world and putting out records for nearly two decades. He's a favorite among critics and other musicians, but he's barely making a living โ€” and he seems fine with that.


A Unique Digital Music Service, For Locals Only

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Just as e-books have begun working their way into libraries, librarians are grappling with how to embrace digital music. At the Iowa City Public Library, an unusual licensing arrangement with local artists is having some success.


William Tyler Speaks 'Truth' Through His Guitar

Saturday, August 17, 2013

After years spent working as a Nashville sideman, the 33-year-old guitarist is making his name as an instrumental soloist. While his songs lack lyrics, they're not short on backstory.


Iowa Rebrands Medicaid Coverage

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Iowa's Republican Governor Terry Branstad is pushing to make Iowa the healthiest state. Under the Affordable Care Act, states are deciding whether to expand Medicaid and that's created an opportunity for compromise in Iowa.