Higher education funds begin slow recovery

Monday, March 19, 2012 | 1:53 p.m. CDT; updated 4:52 p.m. CDT, Monday, March 19, 2012

When Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad stumped recently for increased higher education funding to keep tuition down, he was doing so in direct opposition to fellow Republican legislators who control the state House of Representatives. It didn’t worry him.