Ernst Introduces Bill Withholding Federal Funding for Cities That Allow Anarchy

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst announced a new bill that would restrict federal funding from going to cities that allow anarchists to control parts of their city.

Senate Democrats Block Police Reform Bill

Senate Democrats blocked the JUSTICE Act, a police reform bill introduced by U.S. Senator Tim Scott, R-S.C., on a 55 to 45 cloture vote.

Salmon: Support Law Enforcement

Sandy Salmon: Government’s first and most basic function is to protect and defend its people and their property which means law enforcement is needed.

Graham: Trivial Issues Distract from the Change Needed in Light of the Floyd Killing

Adam Graham: Real leadership would bring Americans together around common-sense reforms addressing the problems raised by the death of George Floyd.

(Video) Ernst: Defunding the Police is Only a ‘Quick and Provocative Soundbite’

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, took part in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing focused on law enforcement reform and the community response.

Reynolds Signs Landmark Police Reform Into Law

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a landmark bill into law offering police reforms in response to the death of George Floyd and subsequent protests.

Iowa Legislature Passes Police Reform Bill Unanimously

The Iowa Legislature passed unanimously a bill that allows the Attorney General to prosecute police misconduct and restricts the use of chokeholds.

Waterloo Police Updates Use of Force Policy

The Waterloo, Iowa Police Department updated its use of force policy following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, and following protests and unrest.

Vander Hart: Eight Ideas for Reforming Law Enforcement

Shane Vander Hart offers eight ways that law enforcement can be reformed to rebuild trust within minority communities and decrease instances of force.