Following Gov. Terry Branstad’s resignation, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds took the oath of office to become Iowa’s 43 Governor and its first female governor.
Michael Bousselot, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds’ chief of staff, announced he is departing to pursue other opportunities.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad will resign Wednesday morning to be sworn in as Ambassador to China; Governor Kim Reynolds will then take the oath of office.
The Republican Attorneys General Association accuse Attorney General Tom Miller of playing politics with Iowa’s gubernatorial succession in an ad campaign.