Iowa Senate Republicans prioritized five bills in 2017 that are consistent with their push for fiscal responsibility and smaller government.
Texas Governor Rick Perry discussed immigration, the border crisis, and economic red state policies at a business roundtable meeting in Altoona, IA.
Congressman Bruce Braley (D-IA) goes to San Francisco to hobnob with Nancy Pelosi and to fundraise among his fellow trail lawyers.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s Condition of the State address contained some good ideas,but it hardly outlined the bold agenda that is has been touted as.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad highlighted property tax relief, improving education and the quality of life in his 2013 Condition of the State address.
I’ve already written that the health care reform bill that Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) introduced includes tax increases, some of which, start in 2010, while the legislation’s answer to health care reform won’t start until 2014. The Senate’s version of the health care reform includes a mandate for Federally subsidized abortion. CNSNews.com reports: The mandate […]
Stuff I’ve been reading over the weekend (and during the Iowa-Michigan game – go Hawkeyes!). Anyway, enjoy the miscellany! The Gospel Coalition: Walking a Mile in Their Shoes by Peter Beck The Washington Post: Tort Reform Could Save $54 Billion, CBO Says The A-Team Blog: Three Worldview Tests by Roger Overton Asia Times: Pakistan warns […]
Additional reaction to Obama’s speech last night on healthcare to Congress. Dan Perrin over at Red State: Obama is living in fiscal fantasy land. The last “spending trigger” for Medicare was simply ignored by Congress and then the law that contained the trigger to cut spending was simply changed so the trigger no longer existed. […]
I’ve been saying this in comments and in conversation that the current pieces of health care reform legislation are not addressing the root cause – why are health care costs rising? Much of it has to do with the litigious society we find ourselves in. We don’t like the way a medical procedure turned out […]