Iowa Republican convention delegates from Butler, Grundy, Hardin, and Story counties nominated Annette Sweeney to run in the Iowa Senate District 25 special election on April 10.
The Iowa Secretary of State released the final uncertified list of candidates that will appear on the June 5th primary ballot. Iowa Republicans will have 19 contested primaries with five incumbents receiving a challenge.
The Cruz for President campaign is responding to a radio ad placed by America’s Renewable Future that called Ted Cruz’s opposition to RFS hypocritical.
The Iowa House District 50 race is, in my opinion, one of the more interesting ones to watch as it pits two well respected incumbents against each other after the district lines were redrawn. The new House District 50 consists of northern Hardin, Grundy and southern Butler Counties. State Representative Annette Sweeney (R-Alden) who currently […]
Iowa House District 50, which encompasses parts of Butler and Hardin Counties and all of Butler County, has a tight primary matchup between two incumbent Republican State Representatives on June 5th. State Representative Annette Sweeney (R-Alden) who currently represents House District 44 (which consists of Hardin County and western Marshall County) and State Representative Pat […]
By Eric Goranson & Norm Pawlewski The Iowa House Republicans were unable to convince Democrats in the Senate to support the Sweeney Amendment. This amendment would have ended taxpayer funded abortions in Iowa and prioritized family planning funds to ensure comprehensive health care providers were funded to the fullest extent possible. Iowa Right to Life […]
Iowa State Representative Kim Pearson (R-Pleasant Hill) said on her Facebook wall that State Representative Annette Sweeney’s (R-Alden) amendment to the Health and Human Services budget bill (HF 2435), entitled the “Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priorities Act” (H-8213) will not end taxpayer-funded abortion. She wrote: We have been misinformed. The Sweeney amendment, H-8213 will NOT […]
The Iowa House is considering House File 2435 which would fund the Department of Public Health, the Department of Human Services, as well as, other health and human services activities. State Representative Annette Sweeney (R-Alden) has introduced an amendment (H-8213) entitled the “Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priorities Act.” This amendment is co-sponsored by State Representatives […]
(Des Moines) – Representative Annette Sweeney (R-Alden) today has filed her petitions with the Iowa Secretary of State to seek re-election in the newly formed House District 50, which includes northern Hardin, all of Grundy and southern Butler counties. "I am thrilled today to file my paperwork with the Secretary of State’s office to place […]
By State Representative Annette Sweeney In the past several months, I have made it a top priority to meet and discuss with parents, local school board members and educators about the current state of our education system and the proposals that are on the table. During these meetings we all spoke freely about what was […]
I had somebody email the invitation below to me last night: The person wrote, “I guess the Republican Party of Iowa will not stay neutral in the Pat Grassley Annette Sweeney race. I am just a regular guy and tried calling the party office and they did not return my call and would not answer […]
A House Joint Resolution (HJR 2003) was filed in the Iowa House today by 16 Representatives. It proposes an amendment to the Iowa Constitution to specify that the right of life is paramount and most fundamental right of every person (I seem to remember reading that in one of our founding documents, hmmmm…). This calls […]