The Iowa House Human Resources Committee passed the fetal heartbeat abortion ban by a 12 to 9 vote just before the second funnel deadline of the 2018 legislative session.
Iowa’s version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) survived the first funnel week of the 2018 legislative session. SSB 3171, sponsored by State Senator Julian Garrett (R-Indianola) was passed out of the Iowa Senate Local Government Committee by a 7 to 4 vote.
State Representative Greg Heartsill (R-Chariton) introduced HF 279, a life at conception bill, into the Iowa House of Representatives, that is co-sponored by 22 lawmakers.
The Iowa Legislature conference committee meeting on education reform was a shining moment for House Republicans to standing firm on educational freedom.
Conflicting education reform bills are being discussed in a joint Iowa House and Senate Conference Committee to iron out differences.
State Representative Ted Gassman introduced HF 338 in the Iowa House which would prevent parents with minor children from getting a no-fault divorce.
The Iowa House passed HF 215, Governor Terry Branstad’s education reform bill, here are the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of this bill as amended.
Pleasant Hill, Iowa. – The FAMiLY LEADER announces their endorsements of nine pro-family, pro-constitutional candidates for the June 5th Iowa Republican primary. The following new candidates have secured the endorsement of The FAMiLY LEADER because of their proven ability to lead and stand firm for constitutional, conservative pro-family principles. Joan Acela: House District 25 Dennis […]
Des Moines, IA – American Principles in Action would like to thank Representatives Cecil Dolecheck (R-Mount Ayr), Jason Schultz (R-Schleswig), and Greg Forristall (R- Macedonia) for their efforts to move the Independent Accreditation bill (HF 167) out of the House Education Committee this week. Its passage from the full House Education committee means it is […]
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 […]
From Matt Schultz for Iowa Secretary of State: Councilman Matt Schultz is building momentum for his bid for Iowa Secretary of State with three more legislative endorsements. Representative Ralph Watts (R-Dallas County), Representative Cecil Dolecheck (R-Ringgold County), and Senator Kim Reynolds (R-Clarke County) have all joined the legislative team of Councilman Schultz. “Iowans are looking […]
The Roberts for Governor campaign announced that it picked up two additional endorsements of State Representatives – Representative Cecil Dolecheck (R-Mt. Ayr) and Representative Mike May (R-Spirit Lake) today. This adds to a growing list of endorsements bringing the current total to seven current or former state legislators in the last two weeks. Dolecheck, who […]