Whitver Updates Iowa Senate Republicans Committee Assignments

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver updates committee assignments and leadership in response to State Sen. Randy Feenstra stepping down as Ways and Means chair.

Who Will Challenge Cindy Axne in 2020?

Currently there are eight prospective candidates for the Republican nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.

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 Pro-Life Leaders: The Funnel Is a Self-Imposed Deadline

Iowa Pro-Life Leaders say that even though SF 253 did not survive, the funnel is self-imposed by the Legislature and not binding on their efforts.

Iowa Bill Defunding Abortion Providers Advances to Full Senate

The Iowa Senate Judiciary Committee voted 8 to 5 in favor of sending SF 2, a bill reallocating taxpayer money from abortion providers, to the full Senate.

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.

Dan Dawson Announces Iowa Senate District 8 Challenge

Dan Dawson announced will run against Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal for the Iowa Senate District 8 seat.