Dave Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Jason Foley, Des Moines Register, about Governor Branstad’s campaign goals after five years and the role his administration has played in the state’s overall recovery from the Great Recession.
Swenson also spoke with the following:
- Donnelle Eller, Des Moines Register, related to job cuts at Pioneer. Eller had questions about whether it would have an impact in the regional economy.
- Mitchel Schmidt, Cedar Rapids Gazette, on a claim that 10 percent of the ethanol produced in Iowa was consumed in Iowa.
- Jim Offner, Quad City Times, about the John Deere's support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.