Iowa governor calls agent's firing 'fair and just'

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad on Thursday called the firing of a veteran criminal investigator "fair and just," forcefully asserting that it had nothing to do with the agent's complaint about Branstad's speeding vehicle.

Gov. OKs new approach to child abuse reports

Gov. Terry Branstad has signed eight bills into law, including one that creates a less-adversarial approach to investigating reports of child abuse.