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Podcast: On Iowa Politics talks the new collective bargaining law

Sen. Matt McCoy (D-Des Moines) reacts following a vote on a bill limiting public-sector unions at the State Capitol in Des Moines on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. The House and Senate passed the bill after Republicans cut off the debate using a
Sen. Matt McCoy (D-Des Moines) reacts following a vote on a bill limiting public-sector unions at the State Capitol in Des Moines on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. The House and Senate passed the bill after Republicans cut off the debate using a "time certain" procedural move to expedite passage of the bill. (Rebecca F. Miller/ The Gazette)

This week on the podcast, reporters discuss the passage of a Collective Bargaining reform bill at the Iowa Legislature. The reporters react to the process, and discuss the next steps for this bill, along with what it means for Iowans and the eventual 2018 election.

On Iowa Politics is a weekly news and analysis podcast which re-creates the conversations that happen when Iowa's political reporters get together after deadlines have been met. This week's show features James Q. Lynch, Christinia Crippes, Ed Tibbetts, Erin Murphy and Todd Dorman.

This week's show was produced by Max Freund and the music heard in the podcast is courtesy of Dead Larry. Chat with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @OnIowaPolitics, and subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher. Know an Iowa musician who should be on our show? Send their band sound files to oniowapolitics@gmail.com

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