Iowa Supreme Court Upholds Collective Bargaining Reform

The Iowa Supreme Court in two decisions released on Friday morning upheld public employee collective bargaining reform enacted in 2017.

Iowa House Democrats Attempt to Block Judicial Nomination Reform in Court

A group of Democrat state representatives file a lawsuit in district court to block Gov. Kim Reynolds’ majority on the state judicial nominating commission.

Unborn Children Conceived in Rape Deserve Protection

Shane Vander Hart: Abortion perpetuates the violence and victimization of the original rape. It creates two victims out of one.

Iowa Conservatives Fight Proposed Medicare Part D Drug Price Control Rule

A proposed CMS rule could limit access to drugs for critical conditions such as mental health, epilepsy, Parkinson’s Disease, organ transplants, and cancer.

Hinson Files to Challenge Finkenauer in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District

State Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Marion, will seek the GOP nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District.

Kim Reynolds Signs the Iowa Hemp Act

Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill that allows the production of some hemp-derived products in the state as they are approved by the federal government.

Army Vet Announces Campaign in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District

Col. Bill Schafer (USA-ret.) announced on Twitter on Sunday that he will run for the Republican nomination in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District race.

Kamala Harris Promises Executive Action on Gun Control

Kamala Harris told CNN’s Jake Tapper in an interview that aired Sunday that if elected President she plans to take executive action on gun control.

Grassley Blasts House Judiciary Democrats for Holding Barr in Contempt

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley: Finding Attorney General Barr in contempt will make it very difficult in the future for Congress to conduct its constitutional role of oversight.

Reynolds Signs Bill Prohibiting Stun Gun Bans on Campus

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs a bill that prohibits Iowa’s public universities and community colleges from banning stun guns except in stadiums and hospitals.

Ernst: We Need To Stand Up to China

“I am not happy with tariffs, but you know what? The Chinese cannot continue to do this to us,” U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, said during a press call.

The World, Not Scripture, Gets LGBT Issues Wrong

Shane Vander Hart: The Church emulating the teaching of the world will not help it grow. As mainline Protestantism demonstrates, it does the opposite.

Nunn Launches Listening Tour in Iowa 3rd Congressional District

State Sen. Zach Nunn, R-Bondurant, announced he will launch a listening tour of Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District as he decides whether or not to run.

When An Activist Becomes A Legislator

Shane Vander Hart: It is irresponsible of State Sen. Claire Celsi to encourage a boycott of an Iowa-based business because of the owners’ private donations.

Ten Highlights From The Iowa Legislature’s 2019 Session

Now that the Iowa Legislature adjourned for the year, Shane Vander Hart lists his ten highlights for the 2019 legislative session.

HHS Adopts Conscience Protections for Healthcare Workers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services adopted a rule enforcing federal law that protects the conscience rights of healthcare workers.