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.

Uncle Sam’s Dependent: Why an Inventory of all Federal Funds is Needed in Iowa

John Hendrickson: Iowa must be prepared when Uncle Sam is no longer able to provide generous support to our state budget.

Snowflakes and Deplorables

Dr. Christopher Peters: We need to stop demonizing the opposition, restore constructive dialog, and find ways to come together.

Iowa’s 2018 General Election Results Are Certified

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

Iowa Republicans Remember George H.W. Bush

After learning that former President George H.W. Bush passed away Friday evening, Iowa Republicans took time to remember the 41st President of the United States.

Reynolds Elected to RGA Executive Committee

The Republican Governors Association (RGA) has elected Governor Kim Reynolds to serve on the organization’s Executive Committee.

King Seeks Restoration of 15% Tax Rate for Small Farms

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) offers the “Kitty Rehberg Bill” as an amendment to the House Republicans Year-End Tax Package.

Recounts Did Not Change Results in Iowa House Districts 55 and 82

Requested recounts by Democrat candidates in Iowa House Districts 55 and 82 are complete and did not change the results in either race resulting in GOP wins.

Whitver Announces Iowa Senate Committee Announcements

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) released committee assignments for Senate Republicans for the Eighty-Eighth General Assembly.

Upmeyer Announces Iowa House Committee Leadership

Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) announced the committee Chairs and Vice Chairs for the Eighty-Eighth General Assembly.

Steve King’s Growing Vulnerability

Shane Vander Hart: Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) has made Iowa’s 4th Congressional District more competitive than it should be.

What I’m Thankful For

David Young: As we approach the end of the year and the Thanksgiving holiday, I want to express my thanks to the folks of Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.

Election Day in Iowa: The Good, The Not So Good and How We Keep Iowa SAFE

Jenifer Bowen: Election Day in Iowa. It came and went, just like any other day. But it was not just like any other day. Far from it.

Democrats Request Recounts in Two Iowa House Districts

Democrat candidates requested a recount after losing Iowa House District 55 by seven votes and Iowa House District 82 by 34 votes.

Hecht to Resign from Iowa Supreme Court

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht announced his resignation to battle cancer giving Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds a second appointment to the Court.

Lee Hein Appointed Iowa House Ways and Means Chairman

State Representative Lee Hein (R-Monticello) will chair the Iowa House Ways and Means Committee replacing State Representative Peter Cownie (R-West Des Moines) who lost re-election.