Bossman Named Chairman of Iowa House RIIF/Transportation Budget Subcommittee

State Rep. Jacob Bossman was appointed as Chairman of the Iowa House Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations Subcommittee.

Mohr Named Iowa House Appropriations Chairman

Speaker-Select Pat Grassley, R-New Hartford, announced State Rep. Gary Mohr, R-Bettendorf, as Chairman of the Iowa House Appropriations Committee.

What Is With This Headline?

Why did the Des Moines Register offer the headline, “Pat Grassley to head rural House leaders,” in their print edition? What were they communicating?

The Trajectory of Pat Grassley

Shane Vander Hart: State Rep. Pat Grassley of New Hartford was tapped to be Iowa’s next Speaker of House, but could this set up a run for higher office?

Iowa House Republicans Elect New Leadership

Iowa House Republicans elect Pat Grassley as Speaker of the House, Matt Windschitl as majority leader, and John Wills as Speaker Pro Tem.

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.