Hands shot up. Questions and comments zigged and zagged over topics such as affordable housing, a new terminal for the Des Moines airport, education funding, supporting rural communities, and other matters.

The Dec. 6 Business Record event, “The Newsroom: Legislative Outlook,” took time to examine what might come up in the 2019 Iowa Legislature that will be important to the business community in not just Greater Des Moines but the state overall.