Staed Wants Iowa’s Public Schools to Do Wellness Checks on Homeschoolers

State Rep. Art Staed (D-Cedar Rapids) drafted a bill that would require Iowa’s public schools to perform “health and wellness” checks on homeschoolers.

My Approach to Steve King and the Iowa 4th Congressional District Race

Shane Vander Hart: I will not defend any controversial remarks made by Congressman Steve King, I will not label him, and I will be neutral in the upcoming primary.

The House Passes Resolution of Disapproval Over King’s Comments

The House of Representatives voted 424 to 1 in favor of a resolution meant to express disapproval of Congressman Steve King’s remarks on white supremacy.

Reynolds Delivers 2019 Condition of the State Address

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds gave her second Condition of the State Address and outlined numerous priorities that should have bipartisan appeal.

House Republicans Remove Steve King From Committees

House GOP leadership removed Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) from the House Judiciary and Agriculture Committees after his white supremacy remark to the New York Times.

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.

Steve King Addresses New York Times Article on House Floor

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives explained his controversial remarks during a New York Times interview.

Let’s Get Real About Spending

John Hendrickson: Iowa policymakers should seriously consider a state spending limitation amendment. Strengthening Iowa’s spending limitation would finally place taxpayers first.

Iowa GOP Has Greater Turnout in 2018, Democrats See Larger Gains

Iowa Republican voters had better turnout in 2018 than Iowa’s Democrats, but Democrats saw the larger increase in voter participation compared to 2014.

Ben Shapiro Backs Randy Feenstra

Conservative media personality Ben Shapiro said that he would donate to Congressman Steve King’s 2020 primary challenger Randy Feenstra.

Iowa House to Review Contested Election in Iowa House District 55

Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) will appoint an election contest committee to review the election results in Iowa House District 55.

King Responds to Feenstra Challenge

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) says State Senator Randy Feenstra (R-Hull) is the third candidate the “establishment” has attempted to run against him.

Feenstra to Challenge King In Iowa’s 4th Congressional District

State Senator Randy Feenstra (R-Hull) announced that he would challenge Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District.

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.