Iowa democratic candidate for governor, Jack Hatch, stopped by KTVO's Ottumwa bureau Saturday to discuss numerous topics--one of which was governor Terry Branstad's payments to dismissed state employees.
Hatch said he thinks Iowans are concerned about those payments. He said that's a reason why Branstad has dropped so quickly in the polls making the gubernatorial race a competitive one.
Hatch said there has been a series of areas where Branstad feels he's above the law and entitled
"Iowans want answers and they want their chief executive to be able to give them answers-good or bad," said Hatch. "They want to be able to get a chief executive who will talk straight with them, and this governor's not doing that."
Hatch also mentioned that Branstad's former chief of staff said he's out of touch and has a problem with governance.