Iowa’s version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) survived the first funnel week of the 2018 legislative session. SSB 3171, sponsored by State Senator Julian Garrett (R-Indianola) was passed out of the Iowa Senate Local Government Committee by a 7 to 4 vote.
State Representative Greg Heartsill (R-Chariton) introduced HF 279, a life at conception bill, into the Iowa House of Representatives, that is co-sponored by 22 lawmakers.
HF 2142, a bill that would protect the unborn at the moment of conception introduced into the Iowa House, must be passed out of committee this week.
Gov. Scott Walker announced the first 65 members of his presidential campaign’s Iowa leadership team which include 1/3 of the Iowa Senate Republicans.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad said that the timing is right for a gas tax hike while legislators consider transportation infrastructure funding options.
A bipartisan sponsored bill, House File 13, was introduced in the Iowa House that would eliminate the limitation on when schools could start school.
Several Iowa State Legislators share with Caffeinated Thoughts their goals for the 2015 legislative session for the 86th Iowa General Assembly.
Terry Branstad, Kim Reynolds, Joni Ernst, David Young, Reince Priebus, & Mary Mosiman were present s campaign event held at AgriVision in Ankeny, IA.
(Des Moines, IA) The webcam abortion ban bill, HF 2073, introduced by State Representative Matt Windschitl (R-Missouri Valley) was passed out of the Iowa House Human Resources Committee on a 12 to 9 party line vote on Thursday night. The House action comes after the Iowa Board of Medicine voted to end the practice only to […]
(Des Moines, IA) State Representative Tedd Gassman (R-Scarville) introduced two bills that address standards that the Iowa State Board of Education adopted back in 2010. The Common Core State Standards are content standards in English Language Arts and Math that were developed by the National Governors Association, Council of Chief State School Officers and Achieve, […]
Most in the Iowa Pro-Life Community probably don’t realize there has been not one, but two personhood bills filed in the Iowa House.
DES MOINES, Iowa– The Republican Party of Iowa announced today that John Landon of Ankeny, was the winner of the Special Nominating Convention for Iowa House District 37, held on July 18th, 2012. Landon beat out other candidates Matt DeVries, Jeff Wright and Jim Robidoux by winning a majority of the votes cast on the second […]