Reynolds Vetoes Medical CBD Program Expansion

Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoed HF 732, the Medical Cannabidiol Act, citing concern about lifting the three percent THC limit for approved products.

Reynolds Signs Property Tax Transparancy​​​ Bill

SF 634 adds new steps to the city and county budget processes, aimed at clarifying intentions around property tax increases and giving citizens the opportunity to be heard.

Reynolds Vetoes Limits Iowa Legislature Placed on Attorney General

Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoed a measure requiring the Attorney General to get the Governor, Executive Council, or Legislature’s sign-off on out-of-state litigation.

Reynolds Signs the Empower Rural Iowa Act

Signing the Empower Rural Iowa Act, Gov. Kim Reynolds said “we are one step closer to achieving growth and prosperity in every single corner of our state.”

Iowa House Democrats Attempt to Block Judicial Nomination Reform in Court

A group of Democrat state representatives file a lawsuit in district court to block Gov. Kim Reynolds’ majority on the state judicial nominating commission.

Kim Reynolds Signs the Iowa Hemp Act

Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill that allows the production of some hemp-derived products in the state as they are approved by the federal government.

Reynolds Appoints Dan Huitink to State Judicial Nominating Commission

Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed Dan Huitink, deputy general counsel at the Vermeer Corporation, to fill a new seat on the state judicial nominating commission.

Reynolds Signs Bill Prohibiting Stun Gun Bans on Campus

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs a bill that prohibits Iowa’s public universities and community colleges from banning stun guns except in stadiums and hospitals.

Reynolds: 2019 Legislative Session Was “A Win for Iowans”

After the Iowa Legislature adjourned Sine Die, Gov. Kim Reynolds called the session a win for Iowans and highlighted her priorities that passed.

Reynolds Appoints Coleman McAllister to District Court Bench

Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed Assistant Attorney General Coleman McAllister to replace retiring District Court Judge Karen Romano in Polk County District Court.

Iowa Board of Regents Adopt Freedom of Expression Policy

The Iowa Board of Regents adopted a policy statement on the freedom of expression without discussion during their meeting on April 18th.

Reynolds Calls For Legislative Funding for Flood Relief

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a $15 million legislative funding package for FY 19, and created the Flood Recovery Advisory Board by executive order.

Pence Surveys Iowa Flood Damage with Reynolds, Ernst, and Grassley

Vice President Mike Pence visited western Iowa on Friday to survey flood damage with Gov. Kim Reynolds, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, and U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley.

Reynolds Calls for a Day of Prayer for Flood Recovery

Gov. Kim Reynolds proclaims Sunday, April 7, 2019 as a day of prayer for Iowa for the victims of flooding in the state and ongoing recovery efforts.

Iowa House Approves Amendment to Restore Felon Voting Rights

The Iowa House voted 95 to 2 in favor of a constitutional amendment, HJR 14, that would restore felon voting rights after the completion of a prison term.

Reynolds Signs Campus Free Speech Bill Into Law

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs a bill into law that protects free speech and assembly at Iowa’s Regent Universities and community colleges.