Many state legislators want to pass financial literacy requirements for students, but it is evident by some of their fiscal decisions they need it as well.
While the Iowa State employees arbitration saves some money they still don’t have to pay anything toward their health insurance unlike the private sector.
When the state of Iowa passes unfunded mandates onto counties and municipalities, the Iowa taxpayer is the one left holding the bill.
2013 has not been a good year for pro-life legislation in the Iowa Legislature this year, and we face further battles on Medicaid funding and expansion.
The Iowa state budget currently has a surplus, a rather significant one. This means our taxes are too high. Not that the state does not spend enough, but we are paying too much. Every penny paid in taxes is a penny not being invested in new jobs or providing for our families. And if you […]
School choice was touted at a rally on Wednesday at the Iowa State Capitol in light of several active bills that would expand educational freedom.
Iowans for Tax Relief provided their supporters with a rebutal to raising the gas tax, but provide no solutions to address the funding issue.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad said that the $800 million surplus should be returned to Iowans. What would happen if Iowa issued a state income tax rebate?
Juda Myers, a woman conceived in rape, spoke to a group of Iowa Legislators and concerned citizens at the Iowa Statehouse for CWA-Iowa’s Day at the Hill.
Scott Bailey makes the case why the Iowa Legislature and Governor Branstad should raise the gas tax to pay for reparing Iowa’s road and bridges.
School choice options have been proving their value for more than a decade. Despite this they still receive resistance within the education establishment.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad highlighted property tax relief, improving education and the quality of life in his 2013 Condition of the State address.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad unveiled his education agenda for the 2013 Iowa Legislature session that features a teacher leadership and compensation program.
Tom Chapman, executive director of the Iowa Catholic Conference previews the 2013 Iowa Legislature highlighting issues of concern for Iowa’s Catholics.
Iowa State Representative Dan Muhlbauer (D-Manilla) would like to see Iowa pass a ban on semi-automatic weapons for potential and current gun owners.
The U.S. Department of Education denied the Iowa Department of Education’s No Child Left Behind waiver request. The catching point was over how teacher evaluations were going to be conducted. In a letter sent by the Department to Jason Glass, the director of the Iowa Department of Education, they stated: According to the information in […]