Sarah Palin Coming Back to Iowa to Campaign for Joni Ernst

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ShePAC announced late last night that Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Senator Deb Fischer, Former Nebraska Governor Kay Orr, and Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will campaign for U.S. Senate Candidate, State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak), at their first “Heels On, Gloves Off” rally. The event will take place on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 […]

Simon Estes to Speak and Sing at Annual Iowa Prayer Breakfast

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The 53rd annual Iowa Prayer Breakfast will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:15-8:45 a.m.  It will be held in the Ballroom at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center (formerly Veterans Memorial Auditorium) at 883 5th Avenue, Des Moines, IA  50309. The purpose of the Iowa Prayer Breakfast is to bring together […]

Pro-Life Activists Rally in Des Moines

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(Des Moines, IA) Iowa pro-life activists gathered in Des Moines yesterday for training and lobbying at the Iowa State Capitol.  Rally for Life 2014 was co-hosted by Iowa Right-to-Life, Iowans For L.I.F.E., Mercy Medical Center, Iowa Catholic Conference, Teen Pact, Council of Catholic Women, Catholic Charities, Knights of Columbus, Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, Saint […]

Iowa Conservatives to Caucus for Leadership, Issues

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Des Moines, IA – Tomorrow night, January 21, 2014 at 7:00p Iowa Republicans and Democrats will go to their respective caucuses.  Midterm caucuses are typically not well attended since it is missing the Presidential straw poll that Iowa is famous for with its First in the Nation status.  Mid-term caucuses focus on selecting delegates for […]

Branstad Calls for Party Unity at Iowa GOP Legislative Breakfast

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Governor Terry Branstad (R-Iowa) stressed the importance of party unity for nominees at the 2014 Iowa GOP Legislative Breakfast in Des Moines.

Branstad-Reynolds Announce Over $4.1 Million Cash on Hand

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Urbandale, IA – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced they will report over $4.1 million cash-on-hand when their campaign disclosure report is filed prior to the January 21, 2014, deadline. Additionally, the Branstad-Reynolds campaign announced it had raised over $3.4 million in 2013. The year-end balance represents the largest ever by […]

Iowa GOP to Hold Annual Legislative Breakfast

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Des Moines, IA – On Monday, January 13, 2014 the Republican Party of Iowa will hold it’s annual Legislative Breakfast to honor all incoming Republican state legislators as the new session begins. The breakfast is held each year by the Iowa GOP and will take place at the Embassy Suites, 101 E. Locust St. Des […]

Albrecht Leaving Branstad Administration for Private Sector

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Des Moines, IA – Tim Albrecht, who has served as Gov. Branstad’s communications director since November of 2009, is departing the Branstad-Reynolds administration to pursue a new private sector opportunity. Albrecht’s last day will be Friday, December 13. Former Branstad-Reynolds administration deputy communications director Jimmy Centers has been named the new director of communications. “The […]

Public Budget Hearings in Iowa Set to Begin November 15

(Des Moines, IA) Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold their annual public budget hearings, which begin on Friday, November 15, and run through mid-December. The hearings are open to the public and credentialed media. Subsequent hearings will be listed in the weekly Friday public schedules. All public budget hearings will […]

Rick Perry in Iowa: Solutions Are Found in Red States

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Texas Governor Rick Perry lauded the work of Texas and other “red states” as a model for the nation at the Polk County Republicans Robb Kelly Dinner.

What Data Does the Iowa Department of Education Collect?

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The Iowa Department of Education provides information about what type of student data they collect and share.