Schilling: Abortion Group’s Endorsement of Rita Hart Is “Very Concerning”

Former U.S. Rep. Bobby Schilling says Rita Hart’s position on abortion will factor into his decision to run in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District race.

Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District Race: Prospective Republican Field

Shane Vander Hart highlights nine Republicans who activists in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District mention as prospective candidates in 2020.

Update: Reynolds Signs Bill Changing Iowa’s Statewide Assessment Developer

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bipartisan bill rejecting the Iowa Department of Education’s choice for a statewide assessment in favor of one developed by the University of Iowa’s Iowa Testing Program.

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.

Chris Cournoyer Announces Run in Iowa Senate District 49

Republican challenger Chris Cournoyer announced she was running in Iowa Senate District 49 a seat currently held by State Senator Rita Hart (D-Wheatland). 

Iowa Lawmakers Reach for Local Control of Education

There have been several bills filed in the Iowa House and Senate this year dedicated to devolving the power and control the Iowa Department of Education.