Religious Freedom Restoration Act Advances in Iowa Senate

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.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act Filed in the Iowa Senate

A bill entitled the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, was filed in the Iowa Senate on Thursday.  The bill is modeled after the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 that was passed with bipartisan support in Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton.

Steve King Earns Iowa State Senators’ Endorsements

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) announced the endorsement of State Senators Bill Anderson, Dennis Guth, Mark Segebart, and Jason Schultz.

Scott Walker Announces His Campaign’s Iowa Team

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.

Brad Zaun Introduces Common Core Rollback Bill in Iowa Senate

(Des Moines, IA) State Senator Brad Zaun (R-Urbandale) introduced SF 2123 which…

As Promised Rick Santorum Returns to Lyon County

Rick Santorum at the Lyon County Republican dinner challenged the group to fight back against the negative culture changes and broaden who they speak to.

Group Exposes Taxpayer Funding for LGBTQ Promotion

Pastors, legislators & parents expressed their displeasure with taxpayer money used to fund the Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth on April 3rd.