Becket announced that a Christian student group, Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC), filed a lawsuit in federal court against the University of Iowa.
John Hendrickson: The trend among many states has been to lower both individual and corporate income taxes as well as business and property taxes.
Tim Overlin: Iowa has not “defunded Planned Parenthood.” Nor have we defunded the abortion industry as a whole, which was the stated goal last session.
Sandy Salmon: Recognizing wrongful birth claims drives up the cost of prenatal care and encourages abortion as doctors seek to avoid liability.
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An internal review ordered by Iowa Senate GOP Leadership found their harassment training to be ineffective and several unreported instances of harassment.
David Young: I want to express my thanks to the folks of Iowa’s Third Congressional District. I’m thankful I have the great honor of representing you.
Iowa Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix announced he appointed former Ambassador Mary Kramer to assist efforts to improve the Iowa Senate’s workplace culture.
Carrie Koelker officially announced her candidacy for Iowa Senate District 29 to challenge incumbent State Senator Tod Bowman (D-Makoqueta) in November 2018.
Bob Vander Plaats: “The Gospel of Jesus Christ is much bigger than any candidate and much bigger than any political party and it should not be reduced to such.”
Iowans for Tax Relief says that taxes in Iowa should be fair, competitive, transparent, limited and not restrict personal freedom.
Shane Vander Hart: Iowa Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix’s indecision and his hemming and hawing have made what was already a bad situation worse.
Shannon Latham announced she was running in Iowa Senate District 27 a seat currently held by State Senator Amanda Ragan (D-Mason City).
Republican challenger Chris Cournoyer announced she was running in Iowa Senate District 49 a seat currently held by State Senator Rita Hart (D-Wheatland).
Steven Holt: In the coming legislative session we will work with Governor Kim Reynolds to find ways to fight this growing public health hazard.
Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) will join Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg’s gubernatorial campaign as a campaign state co-chair.