Iowa Ethics Board Reprimands Jim Mowrer for Illegal PAC Donation

The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board reprimanded Jim Mowrer for illegally maintaining a PAC and donating $1500 to his Secretary of State Campaign.

Jim Mowrer’s Illegal Endorsement of Himself

Shane Vander Hart: The Majority Rules PAC, of which Jim Mowrer apparently is still the treasurer of, endorsed his candidacy for Iowa Secretary of State. So essentially he endorsed himself. This is sad, pathetic, and a violation of Iowa law.

Iowa GOP State Central Committee Sees Some Turnover

Only half of the current Iowa GOP State Central Committee will return with four losing re-election at Iowa Republican district conventions, and four members deciding not to run again. The Third District also passed a resolution calling for a vote on the fetal heartbeat abortion ban in the Iowa House.

Iowa GOP and Conservative Movement Leaders Endorse Kim Reynolds

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg announced the endorsement of 21 Iowa Republican and Conservative Movement leaders.

Iowa GOP Decides They Will Select RNC At-Large Delegate Nominees

The Iowa GOP State Central Committee voted 9 to 8 in favor of a proposal that their membership replaces the nominating committee for RNC at-large delegates.

The Des Moines Register Push Polls Anti-Homeschooling Narrative

The Des Moines Register followed up years of anti-homeschooling coverage with a push poll that supports the change in Iowa’s law they advocated for.

Will the Iowa Straw Poll Be Canceled?

Some speculate there may be a vote Friday to cancel the Iowa Straw Poll during a phone conference call for Iowa GOP State Central Committee members.

Iowa House Democrats File Anti-Homeschooling Measure

State Representative Sharon Steckman (D-Mason City) filed HF 214 that would repeal Independent Private Instruction enacted in 2013 in a legislative bargain.

Danny Carroll Out, Jeff Kaufmann In as Iowa GOP Chair

Des Moines, IA – The Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee…

Iowa Homeschoolers Wooed by Ted Cruz, Candidates

(Des Moines, IA) Approximately 800 Iowa homeschoolers descended upon Des Moines and…

Additional Republicans Seek Seats on Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee

In addition to the three who have announced their intention to run…

The Non-Controversy Surrounding Matt Whitaker’s Law Firm Ads

U.S. Senate candidate Matt Whitaker’s law firm is running radio ads touting their conservative bona fides and that has raised some eyebrows. It shouldn’t.

Iowa Legislature Approves Landmark Home Education Legislation

The Iowa Legislature approved home education measures within a education reform bill that will make Iowa one of the best states to home school.

Podcast: How Do We Get Some Real School Choice?

Shane Vander Hart, Eric Goranson, Bill Gustoff, & Aaron Gunsaulus discussed with Jan Mickelson on WHO Radio how we can improve school choice options in Iowa