Iowa Senate Democrats’ K-12 Funding Complaints Elicits Firey Response

State Senator Amy Sinclair, responding to Iowa Senate Democrat complaints about K-12 education funding, said their record is overpromising and underdelivering.

Finkenauer Highlights Progress Made Out of the Media Limelight

U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, during a town hall in Marshalltown highlighted progress in Congress she says is never reported in the press.

Whitver Outlines Legislative Progress in Iowa Senate

Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver, R-Ankeny, highlighted the progress of a number legislative priorities in the Iowa Senate during the 2020 session.

Iowa Senate Republicans Propose $91.7 Million in New K-12 Funding

Iowa Senate Republicans propose $91.7 million in new funding for K -12 education representing a total increase of more than $300 million since FY 2017.

Respecting Gun Rights: A Tale of Two States – Iowa and Virginia

State Senator Jason Schultz contrasts Virginia’s attempt to restrict gun rights to the Iowa Legislature’s work to respect and protect gun rights.

Fully Funding K-12 Education In Iowa

Amy Sinclair: Senate Republicans will continue to make reliable and sustainable promises to Iowa schools and those promises will be kept.

Sweeney Replaces Miller-Meeks as Iowa Senate Human Resources Chair

State Senator Annette Sweeney replaces State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks as chair of the Iowa Senate Human Resources Committee.

Whitver Updates Iowa Senate Republicans Committee Assignments

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver updates committee assignments and leadership in response to State Sen. Randy Feenstra stepping down as Ways and Means chair.

A Responsible Budget for Iowa

Jack Whitver: Iowa Senate Republicans are maintaining their commitment to taxpayers to manage their money prudently and put their interests first.

Iowa Senate Republicans Release Budget Targets

The Iowa Senate budget of $7,619,300,000 is the same amount of funding allocated in FY 2019 and significantly less than what the House and Governor propose.

Pro-Life Constitutional Amendment Advances In Iowa Senate

A constitutional amendment that says the Iowa Constitution does not secure or protect a right to abortion or abortion funding advances in the Iowa Senate.

A Holistic Look at Property Tax Is Imperative

Jack Whitver: The math is simple; many Iowans are struggling to keep up with rising tax burdens. They are literally being taxed out of their homes.

Opening Day 2019: Iowa Senate Republican Leadership Remarks

Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) and Senate President Charles Schneider (R-West Des Moines) offered remarks to open the Iowa Senate.

Episode 72: A Conversation with Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver

For the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart talks to Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) about Senate Republicans’ legislative priorities in 2019.

Whitver Announces Iowa Senate Committee Announcements

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) released committee assignments for Senate Republicans for the Eighty-Eighth General Assembly.

Whitver, Schneider Re-Elected to Iowa Senate Leadership Roles

Iowa Senate Republicans reelected State Senator Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) as Majority Leader and State Senator Charles Schneider (R-West Des Moines) as Senate President.