Clean Water Fund, Municipally owned Internet Service Internet

Ames civic reporter Dennis Hart provides a summary of last week’s local news from the pages of the Ames Tribune and related newspapers.

KHOI environmental reporter Pat Schlarbaum brings voices from the Des Moines Capital Building from a recent day of lobbying for implementation of the NaturalResources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund,  was created in 2010 in a statewide referendum.

Progressive Alliance members Anne Kimbell and Carolyn Myers spoke with Ames City Councilman Dave Martin and Ames resident Jim Popken about the possibility of municipally owned Internet service, including how this could protect net neutrality. Jim Popken is starting a advocay and study group on this topic. If you would like to find out more, contact him at


Listen Here Now

Originally broadcast 02/23/2018
Listen to the entire episode now!