Iowa Pro-Life Leaders say that even though SF 253 did not survive, the funnel is self-imposed by the Legislature and not binding on their efforts.
Senate File 253, a life at conception bill in the Iowa Senate, passes 2 to 1 in subcommittee and will advance to be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed HF 291, the public sector collective bargaining reform bill, into law that passed in the Iowa House and Senate this week
Governor Terry Branstad and Iowa Senate and House Republicans seek to reform the state’s collective bargaining law that has not been reviewed since 1974.
The Iowa Senate passed SF 2, a bill that reallocates state taxpayer money away from abortion providers, by a party-line 30 to 20 vote.
SF 2, a measure that defunds Iowa’s abortion providers of taxpayer money and reallocate to clinics that don’t provide abortion, advances in Iowa Senate.
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.
Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) announced the endorsement of State Senators Bill Anderson, Dennis Guth, Mark Segebart, and Jason Schultz.
Jason Schultz: Revenue Estimating Conference convened to provide their most recent assessment of Iowa tax income for Fiscal Years 16, 17, and 18.
Iowa State Senator Jason Schultz (R-Schleswig) explains why he decided to take a pass on Chief Justice Mark S. Cady’s Condition of the Judiciary address.
Iowa Senate Democrats reject amendments in SF 505 that would require welfare recipients and state legislators become subject to random drug testing.
Schools need to know what the amount of State Supplemental Aid so they can budget and schools need to know the start date so they can plan their calendars.
Jason Schultz: It surprises many to learn the amount of Iowa debt among the state and subdivisions now totals over $15 billion.
Speaker of the Iowa House Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) has much to explain to his caucus and Iowans for actions he took to push a gas tax increase on Iowans.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad said that the timing is right for a gas tax hike while legislators consider transportation infrastructure funding options.
Caffeinated Thoughts Radio has been on the air for one year! Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers recap the year and share clips of some of their favorite interviews.