Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to China late Monday afternoon by the U.S. Senate on an 82 to 13 bipartisan vote.
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced today that due to the loss of most of their state funding they would be closing four clinics in Iowa.
Carol Forristall announced that she will run in a special election in Iowa House District 22 on June 27 to fill the seat left vacant by her husband’s death.
Iowa State Representative Greg Forristall (R-Macedonia), representing Iowa House District 22, died Wednesday afternoon after a battle with cancer.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s nomination as U.S. Ambassador to China setting up a full Senate vote.
The Republican Attorneys General Association accuse Attorney General Tom Miller of playing politics with Iowa’s gubernatorial succession in an ad campaign.
Compassionate, popular policy unifies pro-life Republicans in Iowa and nationwide while Democrats fight over an extreme pro-abortion platform.
Jenifer Bowen: Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and the ACLU missed the memo sent last November when pro-abortion Iowa Senators lost their majority.
Shane Vander Hart: Partisan politics is the only thing that can explain Attorney General Tom Miller change of mind about Kim Reynolds’ ability to appoint a new Lt. Governor.
The Iowa Legislature wrapped up their 2017 session, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and Republican leadership reflect on the year.
14 Iowa House Democrats voted against a ban on monitoring devices in public restrooms and locker rooms in public schools, libraries, and government offices.
Hundreds of pro-life activists descended upon the Iowa Capitol on Thursday for a rally to hear from a line-up of pro-life elected officials and leaders.
John Hendrickson: Based on the opinion of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals collective bargaining is not a right.
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 Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds filled the meeting room at the Machine Shed Restaurant for the Westside Conservatives Club on Wednesday morning.
Jack Whitver: SF 1 requires a jobs impact statement be provided by a state agency when it proposes a new rule for the Administrative Rules Committee to consider.