Iowa House and Senate Reach Joint Budget Agreement

Iowa House and Senate leadership announced a joint agreement on budget targets for the Fiscal Year 2020 state budget.

Iowa House Republicans Release FY2020 Budget Targets

The Iowa House GOP budget plan for FY2020 spends $7.668 billion, accounting for 97.45% of on-going revenue, increasing the budget .63% compared to adjusted FY19 budget.

Iowa’s Revenue Projected to Grow in FY 19 and FY 20

The October Revenue Estimating Conference projects that Iowa’s General Fund revenue receipts will grow by five percent in FY 19 and two percent in FY 20.

Craig Lang to Run for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture

Craig Lang, a former President of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and dairy farmer in Poweshiek County, declared that he is running for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture.

Iowa House and Senate Release FY18 Budget Targets

Iowa House and Senate leaders announced joint budget targets for Fiscal Year 2018. The agreed upon budget plan spends $7.245 billion.

Iowa Faces $131 Million Budget Shortfall

The Iowa Revenue Estimating Conference announced that their estimate of the State General Fund receipts shows a $131 million budget shortfall in FY 2017.

Iowa Legislative Leaders: Sluggish Revenue Growth Requires Reform

The decline in the revenue estimate triggered concerns about the overall state budget from Iowa Legislative leaders heading into a new session.

Pat Grassley Endorses Steve King

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) was endorsed today by State Representative Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) in the Iowa 4th Congressional District GOP Primary.

Iowa House Republicans Release Budget Targets

Iowa House Republicans’ budget plan continues a promise to Iowans of fiscal responsibility, budgeting like families and businesses.

Pat Grassley Named Iowa House Appropriations Chair

State Representative Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) was selected as the new House Appropriations Chairman by Speaker-Select Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake).

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.

Walt Rogers Opposes Rock Island Eminent Domain, Sponsors Legislation

Cedar Falls, IA – Congressional candidate and State Representative Walt Rogers (R-Cedar…

I Support Sweeney in Iowa House District 50

The Iowa House District 50 race is, in my opinion, one of…

Sweeney Receives Endorsements from State Senators Zaun and Greiner in Iowa House District 50 Primary Race

Iowa House District 50, which encompasses parts of Butler and Hardin Counties…

Let Iowa’s Schools Determine Their Own Start Date

Local control in education is under attack again in Iowa.  This time…

The Republican Party of Iowa and Iowa House District 50 Race

I had somebody email the invitation below to me last night: The…