Iowa House Democrats File Anti-Homeschooling Measure

Iowa State Capitol December 2014

State Representative Sharon Steckman (D-Mason City) filed HF 214 that would repeal Independent Private Instruction enacted in 2013 in a legislative bargain.

Two Iowa Polls Indicate a Tight 2016 Iowa Caucus Race

The 2016 Iowa Caucus Top 5
From left: Mike Huckabee, Scott Walker, Jeb Bush, Rand Paul and Ben Carson
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Both the Des Moines Register/Bloomberg poll and Loras College Poll have Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Mike Huckabee, Rand Paul and Scott Walker in their top five.

Marriage Debate Resumed in Iowa House

Iowa State Capitol December 2014

Iowa House Republicans introduced two bills addressing the 2009 Iowa Supreme Court decision that ruled Iowa’s Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.

Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Bill Filed in Iowa House

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Pro-life advocates say seeing an ultrasound picture and hearing its description is an effective tool to help abortion-minded women in the state choose life.