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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I plan on making this a weekly feature of interesting news of events around Iowa and insightful commentary that I thought was worth a link. This certainly isn’t exhaustive, nor does a link or mention here necessarily mean an endorsement or agreement with the article or blog post. Danny Homan, the President of AFSCME Iowa […]
The Iowa Association of Christian Schools introduced HF 167 with the help of Representative Jason Schultz (R-Schleswig) and Representative Cecil Dolecheck (R-Mount Ayr). This legislation passed out of House subcommittee and will now go to the full House Education Committee for consideration! A special thank you to Representatives Dolecheck and Josh Byrnes (R-Osage) for signing […]
Here are some bills that I have been watching (or at least aware of) as a private citizen and through my role with American Principles Project. I would like to ask Iowans to contact their State Representative or State Senator about these bills. Update: HF 153 – I didn’t have the file number for this […]
I was curious about what lobbyists were registered against HJR 6, the Iowa Marriage Amendment that passed out of the House Judiciary Committee yesterday. What I found was interesting. One Iowa – they have two lobbyists, and their registering was not surprising in the least since their sole mission is to protect same-sex marriage in […]