Joyce Russell

Statehouse Reporter, Iowa Public Radio

Joyce Russell appears in the following:

A Plan To Put Your Driver's License On Your Phone

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Smartphone and registration, please. Iowa is developing an app that would allow drivers to access a digitally encoded license instead of a conventional plastic ID card.


'Pink Slime' Is Making A Comeback. Do You Have A Beef With That?

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Since beef prices are going up, food processors are once again looking at cheap "lean, finely textured beef." But this time, they're preparing for consumers' concerns.


Durbin, Harkin Take On Immigration Critic In His Own District

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Two top Senate Democrats took the fight for an immigration bill to the home district of one of the issue's toughest critics, Republican Rep. Steve King, on Friday.

Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) went to Ames, Iowa, to make hay out of King's remarks about the "Dreamers," those ...


Primary Sources: One Year Out

Monday, February 07, 2011

Today is one year from the 2012 Iowa Caucus. Joyce Russell, Statehouse reporter for Iowa Public Radio, joins us as It's A Free Country  launches a new collaboration with Iowa Public Radio to track voters and issues.

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In Iowa, Tea Party’s Influence Limited So Far

Monday, February 07, 2011

Joyce Russell will appear on the Brian Lehrer Show today at 11:06 am.

For the next 12 months, Republican presidential hopefuls will be courting the state of Iowa, where first-in-the-nation caucuses can make or break a campaign. Tea Party groups across the state are already making one thing clear: they expect to feel the love.


This one's for you, California: Iowa rules same-sex marriage is legal

Monday, April 06, 2009

Iowans spent the weekend reacting to the Varnum v. Brien court decision that made same-sex marriage legal in their state. On Friday, Iowa's Supreme Court unanimously ruled in a case b...