Government

State Lawmakers Seek More Say Over Colleges

Bills on the table include limits on salaries, sabbaticals, unions

Charlie Neibergall, AP Images

In Iowa, Gov. Terry E. Branstad (center) is expected to sign a bill limiting sabbaticals at the state's public universities.
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