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Lawmakers expect Iowa Board of Regents appointee will be confirmed


The Gazette: Several Iowa senators representing districts heavily affected by the Board of Regents said they “fully expect” a West Des Moines physician appointed to the board on an interim basis Friday will receive senate approval — which is required for all regents. But that doesn’t mean some don’t have questions and qualms about Mike Richards’ political leaning, history of political donations to the governor who appointed him, and relationship with current Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter.

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