Keep and Bear Arms Amendment Sails Through Iowa House and Senate

The Iowa House and Iowa Senate passed an amendment that will enshrine Iowans’ right to keep and bear arms in the Iowa Constitution if approved a 2nd time and ratified.

Iowa Legislature Passes Protection for Free Speech on Campus

The Iowa Legislature passed a bill that would protect free speech and assembly at Iowa’s Regent Universities and community colleges.

Iowa Senate Passes Judicial Nomination Reform

The Iowa Senate voted 32 to 17 along party lines to pass SF 237, a bill that reforms how members of Iowa’s judicial nomination commissions are selected.

Life Amendment Survives First Funnel in Iowa Senate

The Iowa Senate State Government Committee advanced SJR 9, a pro-life constitutional amendment, by a 10 to 5 party-line vote.

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.

Three Pro-Life Bills Advance in Iowa House and Senate

HF 257, SF 259, and SSB 1170, all pro-life bills, passed out of their respective subcommittees in the Iowa House and Iowa Senate.

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.

Let’s Get Real About Spending

John Hendrickson: Iowa policymakers should seriously consider a state spending limitation amendment. Strengthening Iowa’s spending limitation would finally place taxpayers first.

American Conservative Union Foundation Scores Iowa Legislators

The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) released its scorecard of Iowa State Senators and Iowa State Representatives based on their voting record in 2018.

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.

Iowa Pro-Life Lawmakers: Wasting No Time Protecting Unborn Iowans

Jenifer Bowen: Iowa — where our pro-life lawmakers and Governors have been hard at work saving the lives of as many unborn babies as possible — until abortion is no more.

Bertrand’s Canceled Retirement Makes Iowa Senate District 7 Interesting

State Senator Rick Bertrand’s (R-Sioux City) announcement he will run for a third term in Iowa House District 7 gives Republicans an edge.

Is The Pro-Life Movement “Dying” In Iowa?

Is the pro-life movement in Iowa “dying” as an anonymous blogger in Iowa suggested? Jenifer Bowen of Life Right Action answers with a resounding “no.”