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REYNOLDS & DEJEAR DISAGREE ON PLENTY IN DEBATE

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (right), a Republican, takes her turn speaking after her Democratic challenger Deidre DeJear Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, for a debate on Iowa PBS PBS studios in Johnston, Iowa.

REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS AND DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER DEIDRE DEJEAR OUTLINED DIVERGING PATHS ON TAXES, ABORTION AND CARBON PIPELINES DURING THEIR DEBATE MONDAY NIGHT ON IOWA P-B-S.

REYNOLDS SAID EMINENT DOMAIN SHOULD BE A LAST RESORT FOR PIPELINES THAT WOULD SHIP CARBON OUT OF IOWA ETHANOL PLANTS AND SHE SUPPORTS CURRENT RULES FOR HOW DEVELOPERS MAY GET AUTHORITY TO SEIZE PROPERTY ALONG THE PIPELINE ROUTES FROM UNWILLING LANDOWNERS.

RDD1 OC….FARMERS :10

DEJEAR SAID SHE OPPOSES THE USE OF EMINENT DOMAIN FOR THE PIPELINES.

RDD2 OC….THEIR LAND :07

DEJEAR CALLED THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX CUTS REYNOLDS SIGNED INTO LAW IN MARCH SHORTSIGHED.

RDD3 OC….MATTER :33

THE TWO CANDIDATES HAD AN EXTENDED AND SOMETIMES TENSE DISCUSSION ABOUT ABORTION. REYNOLDS DECLINED TO SAY WHETHER SHE’D SEEK NEW RESTRICTIONS BEYOND THE 2018 LAW TO BAN ABORTIONS AFTER ABOUT THE SIXTH WEEK OF PREGNANCY, A LAW THAT’S IN LIMBO DUE TO A LAWSUIT.

RDD4 OC….BOOKS LAW :14

DEJEAR SAID ROE V WADE HAD PROVIDED REASONABLE RESTRICTIONS WITH EXCEPTIONS AND THAT POLICY SHOULD BECOME IOWA LAW.

RDD5 OC….PREGNANCY :11

Democratic candidate for governor Deidre DeJear speaks during a governor debate on Iowa PBS on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, at PBS studios in Johnston, Iowa.

DEJEAR SAID POLITICIANS SHOULDN’T INJECT THEMSELVES IN CONVERSATIONS WOMEN HAVE WITH DOCTORS ABOUT A PREGNANCY.

RDD6 OC….DECIDE :16

THE HOUR-LONG DEBATE WAS THE ONLY FACE-TO-FACE MEETING BETWEEN REYNOLDS AND DEJEAR BEFORE THE NOVEMBER 8TH GENERAL ELECTION.

audio & photos courtesy Iowa PBS