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.

Opening Day 2019: Iowa House Republican Leadership Remarks

Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake), House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow (R-Urbandale) and Speaker Pro Tem Matt Windschitl (R-Missouri Valley) gave remarks on opening day in the Iowa House.

Mary Mascher’s Lame Attempt to Ban Private Schools and Homeschooling

State Representative Mary Mascher (D-Iowa City) unsuccessfully offered a constitutional amendment to replace the Right to Keep and Bear Arms resolution, that passed in the Iowa House, that would have effectively ended private school and homeschooling in the state.

Right to Keep and Bear Arms Amendment Passes Iowa House

The Iowa House passed HJR 2009, a “right to keep and bear arms” amendment that would amend the Iowa Constitution to add language affirming the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, by a 54 to 42 vote.

Iowa Constitutional Amendment Affirming 2nd Amendment Survives Funnel

HJR 13, a “right to keep and bear arms” amendment that would amend the Iowa Constitution to add language affirming the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, passed in the Iowa House Judiciary Committee.

K-12 Education Bills of Note Before Iowa Legislature Early in 2018

Shane Vander Hart provides a round-up of K-12 education bills of note that are before the Iowa House and Iowa Senate Education Committees after the first week of the 2018 session of the 87th Iowa General Assembly.

Iowa Legislature Lifts Decades-Old Fireworks Ban

Almost 80 years ago Iowa banned the sale and use of consumer-grade fireworks; the Iowa Legislature voted to lift the ban in time for the 4th of July.

Democrats Display Anti-Religious Bigotry During Iowa House Floor Debate

State Representatives Mary Mascher (D-Iowa City) and Sharon Steckman (D-Mason) vilified a 21-year-old Christian residential facility in Ft. Dodge, Iowa.

Life At Conception Bill Filed in the Iowa House

State Representative Greg Heartsill (R-Chariton) introduced HF 279, a life at conception bill, into the Iowa House of Representatives, that is co-sponored by 22 lawmakers.

Iowa’s Pro-Life Leaders Start Legislative Session in Unity

For the first time in over 40 years Iowa’s pro-life organizations have united to champion a pro-life agenda before the most pro-life legislature in years.

Iowa House Republicans Optimistic on Opening Day

Iowa House Republicans are optimistic about the types of conservative reforms they can see go to the Governor’s desk with a GOP majority in the Senate.

Iowa House 2017 Opening Day Remarks

The Iowa House of Representatives gaveled in the 87th General Assembly on Monday morning with a 59 to 40 Republican majority.

Iowa House Republicans Elect Leadership for 2017 Session

Iowa House Republicans elected their leadership for 2017 legislative session reelecting State Representative Linda Upmeyer as Speaker of the House.

Wheeler Endorsed By Speaker Linda Upmeyer, Key Iowa House Republicans

Skyler Wheeler, the Republican candidate in Iowa House District 4, received key endorsements from several Iowa House Republicans on Thursday.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 3-26-16 (Guests: Wes Enos & Megan Toombs)

This week on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio: Wes Enos and Shane discuss the possibility of a GOP contested convention, Megan Toombs remembers Norman Borlaug.

Windschitl Says Not To Be Fooled By Fake Pro-Gun Scam Artists

State Representative Matt Windschitl (R-Missouri Valley) on the floor of the Iowa House warned about a certain gun organization he says is a scam artist.