Koopmans to Replace Ketzner as Reynolds’ Chief of Staff

Jake Ketzner, a longtime aide and current chief of staff to Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg, announced Friday he will depart the governor’s office on June 8 to pursue opportunities outside state government. Reynolds announced that she has named Ryan Koopmans as chief of staff. Koopmans will assume the role on June 9. 

Kim Reynolds Announces New Administration Staff

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announces that Jake Ketzner, Tim Albrecht, Ryan Koopmans, Catherine Huggins, and Brenna Smith will join her staff.

Ketzner Rejoins Branstad Administration as Legislative Liaison

Jake Ketzner, Iowa Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynold’s reelection campaign manager, rejoins Branstad’s administration as legislative liaison.

Jack Hatch’s Obvious Conflict of Interest

State Senator Jack Hatch (D-Des Moines) is accused by the Republican Party of Iowa for using his office to protect his personal financial interests.

Branstad-Reynolds Launch “Iowans Agree” TV Ad in Iowa’s Gubernatorial Race

The Branstad-Reynolds campaign yesterday released its seventh TV ad for the general election campaign in Iowa’s Gubernatorial race.

National Debt Set to Hit $16 Trillion Today, Vilsack Plan Continues Reckless Spending

(AMES) – Today, as our National Debt is set to hit a…

Vilsack Finally Answers An ObamaCare Question; Won’t Vote for Repeal

(AMES) – In a stunning turn of events, Christie Vilsack either forgot…

Republicans Have Significant Voter Advantage in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District

Newly updated voter registration numbers from Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz…