Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) announced the appointment of State Senator Mike Breitbach (R-Strawberry Point) as Chair of the Iowa Senate Appropriations Committee.
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.
Iowa Senate Republicans selected former Senate President Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) as the next Iowa Senate Majority Leader. They also selected State Senator Charles Schneider (R-West Des Moines) as Senate President and State Senator Amy Sinclair (R-Allerton) as Majority Whip.
The Iowa Senate Republican Caucus announced that Ed Failor, who served as a senior aide to former Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock), has resigned. He worked for Iowa Senate Republicans since 2012.
Iowa Senate Republicans will caucus on Wednesday to decide who will replace former Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) who resigned on Monday. Who should they choose to replace him? Shane Vander Hart has an idea.
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.
An internal review ordered by Iowa Senate GOP Leadership found their harassment training to be ineffective and several unreported instances of harassment.
Iowa Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix announced he appointed former Ambassador Mary Kramer to assist efforts to improve the Iowa Senate’s workplace culture.
Shane Vander Hart: Iowa Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix’s indecision and his hemming and hawing have made what was already a bad situation worse.
On Caffeinated Thoughts Radio, Roger Gannam with Liberty Counsel and Bruce Klingner with the Heritage Foundation join Shane Vander Hart this week.
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Jack Whitver: One of the main reasons the state revenue is not growing as fast as expected is because our manufacturing sector has decreased considerably.
Jack Whitver: There is a misperception Republicans and Democrats are unable to work together for the good the state of Iowa. That simply is not the case.
Jack Whitver: Passing a constitutional amendment to place the 99 percent expenditure limitation into the state constitution is advantageous for Iowa.
The Iowa Senate with its new GOP majority have six pro-life bills filed including bills defunding abortion providers and banning abortions at 20-weeks.
Iowa Senate Republicans prioritized five bills in 2017 that are consistent with their push for fiscal responsibility and smaller government.