90 Members of Congress State Support of State Laws Defunding Planned Parenthood
U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) joined U.S. Senator Roger Wicker is submitting an amicus brief written by attorneys asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast v. Gee.
Ron Corbett Taken Off the Iowa GOP Gubernatorial Primary Ballot
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will now have an uncontested primary in June. The challenge to Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett’s nomination petitions was upheld by the State Objection Panel by a 2 to 1 vote.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.3 Trillion dollar Omnibus spending bill on Thursday by a vote count of 256 to 167. Members were only given 24 hours to read a bill that was approximately 2300 pages.
Young, Ernst Lead Iowa Delegation in Letter Urging President Not to Impose Tariffs
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa) and U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) led Iowa’s delegation urging President Trump in a letter not to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum that could harm Iowa’s farmers and manufacturers.