State Senator Jason Schultz (R-Schleswig) joins Shane Vander Hart on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio to discuss collective bargaining and life at conception.
Jack Whitver: Bills related to Voter ID, traffic cameras, fireworks, and the Second Amendment have survived the first funnel in the Iowa Legislature.
Shane Vander Hart: Iowa State Representative Mary Mascher (D-Iowa City) doesn’t acknowledge the difference between taking viagra and getting an abortion.
State Senator Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) explains the funnel week process and highlights some bills that survived in the Iowa Legislature and some that didn’t.
This week was the first of two funnel weeks at the Capitol. The funnels are designed to streamline the legislative process and narrow down the agenda for the remainder of the session. During the first funnel, a bill must pass a full committee in either the House or the Senate, or it is dead for […]
The Senate just finished our first funnel week. Funnel pushed many bills through committee and readied them for floor debate. Funnel is a self-imposed time constraint for legislative bodies, and it helps us focus on the issues that are most important for the state: taxation and budget. Bills that merely affect the functioning of the […]
(Des Moines, IA) It is funnel week at the Statehouse and conversations concerning the maintaining Iowa’s roads and highways, tax reduction and fiscal responsibility on the rise. State Senators Bill Anderson (R-Pierson) and Jake Chapman (R-Adel) have crafted legislation addressing all these issues and how the State limits its spending. The Iowa Trust Act would […]
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 […]
Today’s installment from the latest Iowa Poll that The Des Moines Register commissioned asked Iowans polled what issues should the Iowa Legislature consider this year. For those of you who live outside of Iowa may not be aware, this year’s General Assembly has a shortened session this year in order to cut costs. This week […]