Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) named State Representative Peter Cownie (R-West Des Moines) the new Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee replacing State Representative Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) who is not seeking re-election.
John Hendrickson: The tax reform plan passed by the Iowa Legislature is absolutely a step in the right direction and it will help many families and businesses in Iowa, but it should be viewed as a starting point.
Shane Vander Hart: I’m not certain that the Iowa House Republicans have 59 members who are pro-life. There are some who aren’t, but there are also pro-life legislators who are concerned about potential judicial review on the bill setting us back. They should make a public argument. Let’s get an on-the-record vote.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ individual income tax reform plan prioritized tax relief for middle-class taxpayers, small business owners, teachers and working families across the state and will cut rates by up to 23 percent.
The Iowa House and Iowa Senate gaveled in on Monday morning to launch the 2018 session of the 87th General Assembly with Republican leaders focused on tax reform during their opening remarks.
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The decline in the revenue estimate triggered concerns about the overall state budget from Iowa Legislative leaders heading into a new session.
Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) announced committee assignments for the 87th General Assembly.
Iowa House Republicans elected their leadership for 2017 legislative session reelecting State Representative Linda Upmeyer as Speaker of the House.
Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) named State Representative Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.
The Iowa House debated and defeated a measure that would have expanded Iowa’s current Cannibis Oil law to include additional diseases and medical conditions.
Jason Schultz: Iowa Senate Democrats and Governor Terry Branstad finally agreed to join Iowa House and Senate Republicans to allow coupling.
Iowa House Republicans’ budget plan continues a promise to Iowans of fiscal responsibility, budgeting like families and businesses.
State Rep. Chuck Soderberg (R-LeMars) announced that he will resign to become to join the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives as Executive VP & GM.
41 Iowa House and Senate Republicans delivered a letter to AG Tom Miller, urging his office to investigate the practices of abortion providers in the state.
State Representative Linda Upmeyer was selected as the next Speaker of the Iowa House. State Representative Chris Hagenow elected as House Majority Leader.