An Unfortunate Milestone: Our National Debt Has Reached $21 Trillion

John Hendrickson: The $21 trillion national debt and the continuing out-of-control spending is a serious problem that can no longer be ignored.

Polk County Doesn’t Need More Tax Revenue, It Needs Better Spending Habits

Joel Kurtinitis: Polk County residents are willing to do our part to keep the county growing and improving, but it’s just not fair to ask us to give more to a county government that has shown itself to be addicted to frivolous spending.

Reducing Government Spending: It Can Be Done

John Hendrickson: Nebraska’s Governor Pete Ricketts (R) can serve as an example for Iowans as he is leading his state’s effort to reform spending, which is not only sound policy for taxpayers but also for economic growth.

President Trump and Republicans Should Follow the Mellon Economic Plan

John Hendrickson: President Trump and Republicans in Congress should follow the example of Andrew Mellon who promoted tax cuts and fiscal discipline.

The American Model of Economics: Follow Harding and Coolidge’s Example

John Hendrickson: President Donald Trump can look to Presidents Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge’s example of following an American model of economics.

Iowa Senate Approves Constitutional Amendment to Limit State Spending

The Iowa Senate passed 38-10 passed a constitutional amendment, SJR 9, that would add to the Iowa Constitution a state general fund expenditure limitation.

Iowans Entrust Lawmakers to Be Frugal

Jack Whitver: It is imperative we have the resources to fund Iowa’s priorities while having the fiscal responsibility to ensure we pass a balanced budget.

We Need a Balanced Budget

Congressman David Young (R-IA): I remain committed to fighting for meaningful legislative solutions which effectively curb government spending and waste.

Iowa Budget Targets Higher Than What Iowans Can Afford

Traditionally, voting on the department budget bills signals the end of a…

Jack Whitver: Budgeting Principles Lead Iowa’s Comeback

I have had the honor of representing Ankeny in the State Senate…

Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen’s Opening Remarks

The Iowa House gaveled in this morning at 10:00am.  Below are the…

Marco Rubio at CPAC 2013

Prospective 2016 presidential candidate, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) gave remarks at CPAC 2013. Full video of his remarks available.

TABOR: A Pro-Growth Solution for Iowa

By John Hendrickson Across the nation, Governors and state Legislators are confronted…

Tim Pawlenty in Des Moines: “Someone Needs to Level With The American People” (Updated w/ Video)

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty spoke to a crowd of approximately 175…

CPAC Review: John Thune – Leads Pack in Laying Out Vision

Senator John Thune (R-SD) gave a good speech at CPAC, and he…

CPAC Review: Michelle Bachmann – I Need To Hear More

I’ll get right to the point.  I want to hear more from…