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April 20, 2010
News PhotoIowa legislative leaders will be featured at the next forum at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20. The event will be held at Drake University's Levitt Hall in Old Main, 2507 University Ave.

Confirmed participants include:

  • House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, D-Des Moines
  • Senate Minority Leader Paul McKinley, R-Chariton
  • Assistant Senate Majority Leader Jack Hatch, D-Des Moines
  • House Minority Whip Linda Upmeyer, R-Garner Des Moines Bureau Chief Lynn Campbell will moderate the program and questions will be accepted from audience members. The event later will be broadcast on the Mediacom Connections channel statewide and will be available for On Demand viewing on Mediacom Channel 1.

The forum is part of the "Cookies and Conversation" series presented by, Mediacom and Drake University.

Doors open at 9:45 a.m. and taping of the show will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Free parking will be available in Drake lots at 26th Street and University Avenue and 25th Street and Carpenter Avenue.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Registration options are: is an independent, nonpartisan electronic news service offering a free Web site at and paid subscriber products. For more information, contact Jim Greer at or 515-309-2941.