Brad Zaun: Senate File 446 enhances property rights protections by shifting the burden of proof on law enforcement when it comes to civil asset forfeitures.
Steven Holt: Unborn lives matter, and we must continue to work in Iowa House to protect the lives of unborn human beings.
Hundreds of pro-life activists descended upon the Iowa Capitol on Thursday for a rally to hear from a line-up of pro-life elected officials and leaders.
John Hendrickson: Based on the opinion of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals collective bargaining is not a right.
State Representatives Mary Mascher (D-Iowa City) and Sharon Steckman (D-Mason) vilified a 21-year-old Christian residential facility in Ft. Dodge, Iowa.
Jason Schultz: The Iowa Senate passed SF 455 which will start to bring equity to the funding levels between small and large geographic districts.
State Senator Matt McCoy (D-Des Moines) found opportunity to mock State Senator Jake Chapman’s (R-Adel) faith during debate over legalizing fireworks.
Scott Woodruff: Iowans who sincerely want to reduce child abuse and neglect deaths should urge policymakers to start with the risk factors that CECANF identified.
Jack Whitver: One of the main reasons the state revenue is not growing as fast as expected is because our manufacturing sector has decreased considerably.
The Iowa Senate passed 38-10 passed a constitutional amendment, SJR 9, that would add to the Iowa Constitution a state general fund expenditure limitation.
State Senator Tony Bisignano (D-Des Moines) said the Iowa Senate was too dignified to suspend the rules to vote on life at conception.
How are Iowa lawmakers picking winners and losers with businesses in Iowa? The answer is tax credits, specifically research activities tax credits.
The Iowa Senate passed Senate File 471, a 20-week abortion ban, on a 32 to 17 vote that included all Senate Republicans, an Independent and three Democrats.
The Iowa Revenue Estimating Conference announced that their estimate of the State General Fund receipts shows a $131 million budget shortfall in FY 2017.
Jack Whitver: There is a misperception Republicans and Democrats are unable to work together for the good the state of Iowa. That simply is not the case.
West Des Moines Valley High School students are accused of making a political statement against Des Moines North basketball payers by wearing U.S.A. gear.