Reynolds Introduces PR Campaign to Help Stop Spread of COVID-19

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a new PR campaign including Tom Vilsack, Dan Gable, and Carson King to enlist Iowans’ help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Reynolds Approves Fitness Classes In Modified Public Health Emergency Declaration

Gov. Kim Reynolds modified her public health emergency declaration’s COVID-19 mitigation measures for recreational facilities and fitness centers.

Vander Hart: Between Two Camps on COVID-19

Shane Vander Hart: I don’t agree with mandates, but I believe in personal responsibility. I urge people to be responsible.

Reynolds Issues Mask Mandate, Implements Additional Mitigation Measures

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a mask mandate for indoor public spaces and limited indoor activities to 15 people and outdoor gatherings to 30 people.

Episode 114: Does Iowa Need Regulatory Reform?

In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with Dr. James Broughel with the Mercatus Center about regulatory reform.

Reynolds Mandates Masks for Certain Gatherings and Businesses

Gov. Kim Reynolds said she was “dialing up” COVID-19 mitigation standards due to significant community spread in the state and increased hospitalizations.

Rogers: Iowans Vote to Maintain Conservative Values and Pro-Growth Policies

Walt Rogers: The 2020 election results sent a signal that Iowans want to stay the course with conservative values and pro-growth economic policies.

Hendrickson: The Importance of Iowa’s Tax Climate

John Hendrickson: Reducing tax rates will allow Iowans to keep more of their money and lead to economic growth making Iowa a more competitive and attractive state.

Ernst, Young Rally Supporters As Election Day Nears

Joni Ernst, David Young, Kim Reynolds and Chuck Grassley emphasize the consequential nature of the election at a rally in Bondurant, Iowa.

Broughel: Cut Red Tape to Grow Iowa’s Economy

James Broughel: Fighting the pandemic and supporting an economic recovery are two birds that can be killed with the same stone. Regulatory reform is that stone.

With Election Day Approaching, Trump Rallies Iowans in Des Moines

Thousands came to see President Donald Trump at a campaign rally at Des Moines International Airport with less than three weeks to go to Election Day.

Ernst Rallies Voters on Two-Day Motorcycle Ride Across Iowa

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst during her stop in Des Moines said prosperity, freedom, opportunity is the path she wants to be on as she fights for Iowans.

Iowa Announces COVID-19 Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program

The program will provide eligible households with up to $2,000 towards utility bills if they are at risk of disconnection due to an inability to pay because of a COVID-19 related loss of income.

Hendrickson: Governor Reynolds Receives an “A” for Her Fiscal Conservatism

John Hendrickson: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds received an “A” grade from the Cato Institute for her conservative budget and tax policies.

Hendrickson: Conservative Budgeting Pays Off

John Hendrickson: Iowa is an example that fiscal conservatism in budgeting not only works but is the best policy.

Reynolds Says State Finished FY2020 with Full Cash Reserves, $305M Surplus

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today that the State of Iowa will end Fiscal Year 2020 with a balance of $305.5 million in its General Fund.