Four Reasons Why Josh Byrnes Won’t Be Next Speaker of the Iowa House

Shane Vander Hart shares four reasons why he believes State Representative Josh Byrnes (R-Osage) won’t be chose to be the next Speaker of the Iowa House.

Kraig Paulsen to Resign as Iowa Speaker of the House

Speaker Kraig Paulsen announced he will step down as Iowa Speaker of the House, Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer states she would seek the speaker’s gavel.

Iowa General Assembly Closes 2015 Legislative Session

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Speaker Kraig Paulsen, House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer and Senate Minority Leader Bill Dix reflect on the 2015 session.

Iowa Legislature Votes to Raise Gas Tax, Branstad Signs

The Iowa Legislature passed an increase in Iowa’s gas tax which includes a 10 cent increase for the excise tax on motor fuel that increased the tax by 40%.

Paulsen’s Gas Tax Hike Albatross

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.

Political Maneuvering in Iowa House to Push Gas Tax Increase

Speaker of the Iowa House Kraig Paulsen has changed up the make up of the House Ways and Means Committee to pave the way for a gas tax increase.

Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen’s Opening Remarks for 2015 Session

Iowa Speaker of the House Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) gave his opening remarks as the Iowa House gaveled in this morning for the 2015 legislative session.

Iowa House Speaker Announces Committee Chairs

Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) announced the standing and budget committee chairs for the 86th General Assembly which begins January 12, 2015.

Iowa State Rep. Dwayne Alons Loses Battle with Cancer

State Representative Dwayne Alons (R-Hull) who served Iowa House District 4 lost his battle with cancer Saturday night. He was 68-years-old.

Iowa House Republicans Elect Leadership

Iowa House Republicans elected the leadership team that will carry them into the eighty-sixth General Assembly, Paulsen and Upmeyer relected to leadership.

Michael Reagan to Iowa GOP: Expand Your Base

Michael Reagan spoke at the Iowa GOP Reagan Dinner in Des Moines and encourage Republicans and Conservatives to find ways to expand their message.

Daniel Dlouhy Faces Uphill Climb in Iowa House District 99

(Dubuque, IA) Attorney Daniel Dlouhy won the Republican nomination in Iowa House…

Danny Carroll Out, Jeff Kaufmann In as Iowa GOP Chair

Des Moines, IA – The Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee…

Iowa House Adjourns Sine Die, Iowa Senate Resumes Business on Friday

(Des Moines, IA) The Iowa House of Representatives adjourned Sine Die on…

Iowa Homeschoolers Wooed by Ted Cruz, Candidates

(Des Moines, IA) Approximately 800 Iowa homeschoolers descended upon Des Moines and…

Iowa Gov. Branstad Pushes Helping Vets in Condition of the State

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad unveiled an agenda to help veterans in his Condition of the State address that received bipartisan approval.