Fred Hubbell raised almost $1.5 million more than Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds did after the primary in Iowa’s Gubernatorial Race, but had more outside and PAC help.
U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) was the keynote speaker at the 2018 Iowa GOP Lincoln-Reagan Dinner held in Des Moines on Friday night.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds created the “Empower Rural Iowa Initiative” to partner with the Iowa Rural Development Council to identify needed legislative, regulatory and policy changes.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ campaign’s new ad focuses on comprehensive, bipartisan mental health care reform that was signed into law this year.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned amid criticism over numerous scandals, criticism of his handling of the Renewable Fuel Standard, and praise of his efforts to roll Obama-era regulations back.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order to stop families who enter the country illegally from being separated, while the U.S. Senate considers two bills.
On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses Iowa’s economic outlook with Jonathan Williams with the American Legislative Exchange Council. Plus, more Americans think porn is morally acceptable, religious liberty is dead in Canada, and Donald Trump has declared the North Korea summit a success.
Shane Vander Hart: The same-sex marriage question placed Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds in a no-win, irrelevant situation as she can do next to nothing on this issue.
John Hendrickson: If Iowa wants to increase economic growth, create more jobs and opportunities, and make our state more welcoming to businesses and entrepreneurs, policymakers need to implement pro-growth fiscal policies.
Last Thursday, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ campaign launched its third television spot of the campaign titled, “This Is For.”
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) held her 4th annual Roast and Ride with nearly 450 motorcycle riders participating. The proceeds from ticket sales for the ride will be donated to the Travis Mills Foundation.
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa) announced Governor Kim Reynolds, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, and U.S. Senator Joni Ernst will co-chair his 2018 re-election campaign.
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.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed the tax reform bill, Senate File 2417, into law Wednesday at tablet manufacturer MobileDemand in Hiawatha.
Fred Hubbell picked up a key endorsement in his quest to become the Democratic nominee to challenge Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds this fall. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, one of only two Democrat statewide elected officials endorsed the businessman from Des Moines.
Shane Vander Hart thinks the passage of the fetal heartbeat abortion ban, tax reform, Right to Keep and Bear Arms Amendment, sanctuary city/county ban, and keeping Iowa’s statewide assessment development in the state are the top five highlights from the 2018 Iowa Legislative session.