14 Iowa House Democrats voted against a ban on monitoring devices in public restrooms and locker rooms in public schools, libraries, and government offices.
The Iowa Senate passed the Iowa House’s amendment to the 20-week abortion ban 30 to 20 sending the bill to Governor Terry Branstad’s desk.
Almost 80 years ago Iowa banned the sale and use of consumer-grade fireworks; the Iowa Legislature voted to lift the ban in time for the 4th of July.
Steven Holt: Ths week in the Iowa House saw considerable progress on completing budgets, important legislation passed, and May 26th designated as John Wayne Day in Iowa.
The Iowa Legislature passed the largest gun bill, HF 517, in Iowa History that codifies stand your ground legislation, as well as, several pro-gun measures.
Iowa House and Senate leaders announced joint budget targets for Fiscal Year 2018. The agreed upon budget plan spends $7.245 billion.
Steven Holt: Unborn lives matter, and we must continue to work in Iowa House to protect the lives of unborn human beings.
Hundreds of pro-life activists descended upon the Iowa Capitol on Thursday for a rally to hear from a line-up of pro-life elected officials and leaders.
How are Iowa lawmakers picking winners and losers with businesses in Iowa? The answer is tax credits, specifically research activities tax credits.
After hours of debate the Iowa House of Representatives passed HF 516, the Election Integrity and Modernization Act, by a vote of 59 to 40.
The Iowa House of Representatives passed “stand your ground” language and other pro-gun measures in an omnibus gun bill, HF 517, by a 58 to 39 vote.
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.
Jack Whitver: Bills related to Voter ID, traffic cameras, fireworks, and the Second Amendment have survived the first funnel in the Iowa Legislature.
Iowa is a step closer to joining with eight states in calling for a convention to pass amendments to provide fiscal restraints and limits to federal power.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed HF 291, the public sector collective bargaining reform bill, into law that passed in the Iowa House and Senate this week
State Representative Ken Rizer (R-Marion): I was proud to vote for public sector collective bargaining reform. I voted for this bill for one overriding reason: to save Iowa’s public schools.