Sioux City attorney Jim Carlin is running in a contested Republican primary in Iowa House District 6 to replace retiring State Representative Ron Jorgensen.
An education savings account bill with a 12-year roll out that leaves out homeschoolers is in jeopardy in the Iowa House Education Committee over budget concerns.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad said that the timing is right for a gas tax hike while legislators consider transportation infrastructure funding options.
A bipartisan sponsored bill, House File 13, was introduced in the Iowa House that would eliminate the limitation on when schools could start school.
(Des Moines, IA) The Iowa House yesterday afternoon passed HF 2439 in bipartisan fashion 96-0. The bill is the successor to HSB 592 and was authored by State Representative Ron Jorgensen (R-Sioux City) who chairs the House Education Committee. “What this bill does is that it assures us that we have a transparent and open […]
(Des Moines, IA) The webcam abortion ban bill, HF 2073, introduced by State Representative Matt Windschitl (R-Missouri Valley) was passed out of the Iowa House Human Resources Committee on a 12 to 9 party line vote on Thursday night. The House action comes after the Iowa Board of Medicine voted to end the practice only to […]
The Iowa Legislature conference committee meeting on education reform was a shining moment for House Republicans to standing firm on educational freedom.
Conflicting education reform bills are being discussed in a joint Iowa House and Senate Conference Committee to iron out differences.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced that a new bullying bill was introduced in the Iowa House as a result of his anti-bullying conference in November.
The Iowa House passed HF 215, Governor Terry Branstad’s education reform bill, here are the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of this bill as amended.
The makeup of the Night of the Rising Stars hosted by the Iowa GOP on Saturday night was different than the last time they hosted it two years ago. There were more “rising stars” to celebrate than in 2009. There were also fewer in attendance than the last time. The official count was 500, but […]
Some huge, huge wins happened last night at Republicans rolled to win back the majority in the House. Iowa House Republican Leader Kraig Paulsen announced that Iowa House Speaker Pat Murphy called him up to talk about changing offices. Currently if all races stand as is the Republicans will have 58 seats, Democrats 42. No […]