There have been several bills filed in the Iowa House and Senate this year dedicated to devolving the power and control the Iowa Department of Education.
President-elect Donald Trump today announced his intention to nominate former Governor of Georgia Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture.
The Iowa Senate with its new GOP majority have six pro-life bills filed including bills defunding abortion providers and banning abortions at 20-weeks.
The American people were shortchanged if they wanted to hear relevant, substantive questions and answers during Betsy DeVos’ confirmation hearing.
Betsy DeVos does not mention Common Core in her opening statement for her confirmation hearing as Secretary of Education before the Senate HELP Committee.
Martin Luther King, Jr: “We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education.”
Pastor Michael Mudlaff of Westkirk Presbyterian Church in Urbandale gives the first sermon in a five-part series on the Five Solas of the Reformation.
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) during CNN’s town hall said that money is fungible. Taxpayer money for Planned Parenthood allows them to use other money for abortions.
For the first time in over 40 years Iowa’s pro-life organizations have united to champion a pro-life agenda before the most pro-life legislature in years.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst discussed Trump’s cabinet picks, United Nations funding after anti-Israel vote and whether there will be progress on the life issue.
Mike Farris, founder and chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association, was named the new President and CEO for Alliance Defending Freedom.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad outlined his 2-year-budget that defunds abortion providers, called for increased K-12 spending, and collective bargaining reform.
The Iowa House of Representatives gaveled in the 87th General Assembly on Monday morning with a 59 to 40 Republican majority.
The Iowa Senate gaveled in their 87th session Monday morning with a new 29 to 20 Republican majority followed by leadership giving their opening remarks.
Caffeinated Thoughts’ inaugural weekly featured sermon was given by Pastor Matt Agee on Psalm 121 at Grace Church in Des Moines, IA on January 8, 2017.
State Representative Jim Lykam’s win in the Iowa Senate District 45 special election requires a special election to fill his seat in Iowa House District 89 on January 31, 2017.