Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds focused on water quality, tax reform, ending sexual harassment, investing in small-town Iowa, Medicaid, mental health, opioid addiction, education spending, and career readiness as she laid out her agenda for the 2018 legislative session.
The second year of the 87th Iowa General Assembly begins Monday, January 8th. State Representative Steven Holt (R-Denison) highlights what he believes will be the main priorities this session.
Dr. Kristin Held: In the 50 years since government vowed not to interfere with medicine whatsoever, it has almost completely taken us over.
A new GOP bill repeals the structure of Obamacare and replaces it with an annual block grant given to states to help individuals pay for health care.
Ten national pro-life leaders to Congressional Republicans: It is well past time to keep your campaign promise to defund Planned Parenthood.
Kelvey Vander Hart: Here are the takeaways from the debate between U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders over the future of health care in this country.
Iowa GOP State Central Committee passed a resolution calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood by a nearly unanimous vote.
Arkansas is the 4th state to defund Planned Parenthood. Governor Asa Hutchinson ordered the Department of Human Services to cancel their Medicaid contracts.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s office announced today that the state was terminating its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood.
(Watchdog.org) Lincoln, NE – Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman renewed his call for substantial tax cuts during his final State of the State speech Wednesday before lawmakers. As he announced Tuesday night, the governor believes the state can afford $370 million to $500 million in tax cuts over the next three years, in part by using […]
(Watchdog.org) Springfield, IL – Illinois has fired the private company that found 40 percent of Medicaid enrollees in the state shouldn’t be in the system. Now, the state will hire hundreds of unionized, public employees to do the job. Gov. Pat Quinn signed an agreement with the state’s largest public employee union, the American Federation […]
It still isn’t too late for the Iowa Legislature to end the taxpayer funding of abortion as it is being negotiated in a conference committee.
It is not reasonable to Iowans to continue to expand a Medicaid by 150,000 Iowans and to saddle the hard-working taxpayers with the ongoing expense.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was heckled by unidentified pro-abortion activist during his remarks at “The Roe v. Wade Effect” luncheon in Des Moines.
Questions asked in 1949 about health care, its cost, care provided, and federal involvement are still being asked today.
Last week Iowa Department of Human Services Chief, Chuck Palmer, denied a petition from 41 Iowa Legislators protesting taxpayer funding of abortions that were defunded in 2011. Today Marlys Popma, the Chairman of the Board and President of Iowa Right to Life applied pressure on Governor Branstad to reverse Palmer’s decision: Iowa Right to Life […]