Kadyn’s Law Falling Short of Expectations

Amy Sinclair: Four years after adoption it has been revealed convictions under Kadyn’s Law are down when compared to those under the prior, more forgiving law.

The Sinclair Report: Gas Tax Increase & Marijuana

State Senator Amy Sinclair (R-Allerton) discusses news about a potential gas tax increase and a bill that would reclassify marijuana.

The Sinclair Report: Iowa Senate Rules & Supplemental State Aid

Amy Sinclair: The Iowa Senate votes to give Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal the power to decide what bills are voted on and overpromises school funding.

The Sinclair Report: Common Sense Legislation to Protect Privacy

Amy Sinclair: Common sense bills need to be passed to protect our privacy when we are at home and other places we believe are safe from prying eyes.

The Sinclair Report (Week 2)

State Senator Amy Sinclair (R-Allerton) provides a recap of the second week of the Iowa Senate during the 2015 session of the 86th Iowa General Assembly.

The Sinclair Report: Week One in the Iowa Senate

State Senator Amy Sinclair (R-Allerton) provides a snapshot of week one in the Iowa Senate and the priorities she will be working on for her constituents.

Iowa Budget Targets Higher Than What Iowans Can Afford

Traditionally, voting on the department budget bills signals the end of a…

The Sinclair Report: Local Government & Women’s Health

County elected officials from around the state joined together this week to…

The Sinclair Report: Budgets & Policy

In the two weeks following the first funnel deadline in the Iowa…

The Sinclair Report: Protecting the Vulnerable & Promoting Rural Student Involvement

Returning to the Iowa Senate this week, it was understood we would…

The Sinclair Report: Slaying Energy Mandates During Funnel Week

The Senate just finished our first funnel week. Funnel pushed many bills…

The Sinclair Report: The Iowa Senate’s Misplaced Focus

Five weeks into the 2014 Legislative session, and many topics are being…

The Sinclair Report: Thinking About Water

Water, it is all around us, but how much of it is…

The Sinclair Report: Honoring Our Veterans

On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of meeting with veterans from all…

Iowans Deserve Fiscal Responsibility

Iowans deserve fiscal responsibility from their state legislators, unfortunately that isn’t what they’re getting in the Iowa Senate Democrats’ budget.

Ease the Burden of Unfunded Mandates

When the state of Iowa passes unfunded mandates onto counties and municipalities, the Iowa taxpayer is the one left holding the bill.