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.
After hours of debate the Iowa House of Representatives passed HF 516, the Election Integrity and Modernization Act, by a vote of 59 to 40.
Sioux County Conservatives will host a Pizza & Policy discussion on March 23 on illegal immigration and sanctuary county status for Sioux County.
Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds filled the meeting room at the Machine Shed Restaurant for the Westside Conservatives Club on Wednesday morning.
The Iowa House of Representatives passed “stand your ground” language and other pro-gun measures in an omnibus gun bill, HF 517, by a 58 to 39 vote.
Dr. Joe Stowell will keynote the 56th annual Iowa Prayer Breakfast that will be held on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 7:15-8:45 am in Des Moines, IA.