John Hendirckson: Iowa taxpayers should be protected by a constitutional amendment that requires tax and fee increases to pass the Legislature with a supermajority.
John Hendrickson: Iowa taxpayers must be protected by a constitutional amendment that would require a supermajority vote in the Legislature to increase taxes and fees.
Compassionate, popular policy unifies pro-life Republicans in Iowa and nationwide while Democrats fight over an extreme pro-abortion platform.
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.
Megan Jones: The Ombudsman’s office called for Iowa’s licensing boards to commit to greater transparency to improve public confidence in their work.
Shane Vander Hart: A Des Moines Register poll says a majority of Iowans oppose public funds being used for private options, earlier polls suggest otherwise.
John Hendrickson: States following limited-government policies, such as North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Texas, are leading the way in terms of economic growth.
John Hendrickson: Iowa lawmakers can learn from Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and his Act 10 reforms as they debate collective bargaining reform here.
Shane Vander Hart: We get fleeced by taxpayer-funded lobbyists who ask for more taxpayer money on behalf of their taxpayer-funded department or agency.
Jack Whitver: With the first debate now behind us, I expect activity to significantly ramp up in the coming weeks in the Iowa Senate.
Steven Holt: Several bills are also advancing to make Iowa government smaller and smarter, with the goal of bringing greater economic opportunity and liberty for Iowans.
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.
Paul Pate: There have been a lot of distortions & misunderstandings about my Election Integrity bill. My job is to make it easy to vote, but hard to cheat.
For the first time in over 40 years Iowa’s pro-life organizations have united to champion a pro-life agenda before the most pro-life legislature in years.
Americans for Prosperity-Iowa has a 5 step plan it is pushing state legislators to adopt to bring about real economic reform in Iowa.
Amy Sinclair: Four years after adoption it has been revealed convictions under Kadyn’s Law are down when compared to those under the prior, more forgiving law.