Education Savings Accounts Receive New Life in the Iowa Senate

Education savings accounts were reintroduced in the Iowa Senate’s version of the Iowa Student Opportunities Act (SSB 3206) by State Senator Charles Schneider (R-West Des Moines) as an appropriations bill and passed through an appropriations subcommittee.

Is Collective Bargaining a Constitutional Right?

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.

A Wave of Pro-Life Bills Filed in the Iowa Senate

The Iowa Senate with its new GOP majority have six pro-life bills filed including bills defunding abortion providers and banning abortions at 20-weeks.

Life at Conception Bill Filed in the Iowa House

HF 2142, a bill that would protect the unborn at the moment of conception introduced into the Iowa House, must be passed out of committee this week.

Scott Walker Touts Big, Bold Reforms at Urbandale Announcement Tour Stop

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker discussed big and bold reforms he accomplished in his state as a blueprint for the nation to follow as he asked for support.

Iowa State Employees Still Pay Nothing for Health Insurance

While the Iowa State employees arbitration saves some money they still don’t have to pay anything toward their health insurance unlike the private sector.

Iowa News & Views Round-Up: Recalling Branstad, Vilsack’s Folly, Godfrey’s Abuse of System & More

I plan on making this a weekly feature of interesting news of…

Support Iowa House File 167–Independent Accreditation for Iowa’s Private Schools

The Iowa Association of Christian Schools introduced HF 167 with the help…

Iowa Legislature Watch: Education, Prolife, and Marriage Bills Going Through the Statehouse (Update)

Here are some bills that I have been watching (or at least…

Who Is Against The Iowa Marriage Amendment–HJR 6?

I was curious about what lobbyists were registered against HJR 6, the…