Watch: Governor Kim Reynolds’ Inauguration

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds was inaugurated as Iowa’s first female governor. Watch her inaugration ceremony and address.

Opening Day 2019: Iowa Senate Republican Leadership Remarks

Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) and Senate President Charles Schneider (R-West Des Moines) offered remarks to open the Iowa Senate.

Opening Day 2019: Iowa House Republican Leadership Remarks

Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake), House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow (R-Urbandale) and Speaker Pro Tem Matt Windschitl (R-Missouri Valley) gave remarks on opening day in the Iowa House.

Senators Reintroduce Legislation to ‘Rein in’ Unelected Bureaucrats

U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Rand Paul (R-KY), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Todd Young (R-IN), Ted Cruz (R-TX) and 29 other cosponsors reintroduced the REINS Act.

Reynolds Announces Cabinet Appointments

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on cabinet appointments: “I am pleased to have these qualified Iowans serve as key leaders in my administration.”

American Conservative Union Foundation Scores Iowa Legislators

The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) released its scorecard of Iowa State Senators and Iowa State Representatives based on their voting record in 2018.

Voter ID Now Required at Iowa’s Polling Places

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate reminds Iowans that Voter ID is now required before casting a ballot at the polling place.

In 116th Congress, Ernst Will Serve on Five Prominent Senate Committees

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) will serve on five prominent Senate committees in the 116th Congress, all of which impact the livelihoods of Iowans.

Kim Reynolds Announces Key Staff Positions

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ Administration announced additional staff changes rounding out the new Office of the Governor team.

Episode 72: A Conversation with Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver

For the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart talks to Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) about Senate Republicans’ legislative priorities in 2019.

Iowa House Republicans Elect Assistant Leaders

Republican State Representatives Jacob Bossman, Dan Huseman, Mike Sexton, and Louie Zumbach were elected Assistant Leaders for the 88th Iowa General Assembly.

Episode 71: Michael Cohen Goes to Jail, the Weekly Standard Closes

Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers discuss Michael Cohen’s plea deal and sentencing, the Russia investigation, Donald Trump, and the Weekly Standard.

Video: King Questions Google CEO

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) tells Google CEO Sundar Pichai that politically-biased searches may lead to a “Teddy Roosevelt” style break-up.

Reynolds Announces New Chief of Staff

Former campaign consultant Sara Craig Gongol will replace outgoing Ryan Koopmans as Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ chief of staff.

Iowa’s 2018 General Election Results Are Certified

The State Canvassing Board officially certified the results of Iowa’s 2018 general election on Monday.