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Governor Rejects Latest Accusations Against Administration

 
Posted April 17th, 2014 @ 1:58pm

Governor Terry Branstad Thursday rejected the latest accusations against his administration as another day of hearings before an oversight committee was conducted at the state capitol.

Iowa Public Employee relations Board Chairman Jim Riordan told the committee the former chief of staff for the governor and his legal counsel both exerted pressure on him to put a former Iowa District Court Judge Robert Wilson  on the board. 

Riordan says the Jeff boeyink and Brenna Findley said if Wilson wasn't hired the board budget would be cut.

Governor Branstad told WHO Radio News to remember Riordan is a former democratic senator and he did not get reappointed to the board.  But at the same timeBranstad said he wasn't going to make any accusations. 

Branstad says he has always chosen people based on experience.

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