State Representative Greg Heartsill (R-Chariton) introduced HF 279, a life at conception bill, into the Iowa House of Representatives, that is co-sponored by 22 lawmakers.
HF 2142, a bill that would protect the unborn at the moment of conception introduced into the Iowa House, must be passed out of committee this week.
A bill that bans the sale and experimentation on unborn infant remains advanced out of an Iowa House subcommittee on Tuesday.
State Representative Linda Upmeyer was selected as the next Speaker of the Iowa House. State Representative Chris Hagenow elected as House Majority Leader.
Former U.S. Senator and 2012 Iowa Caucus Winner Rick Santorum taps State Representative Walt Rogers (R-Cedar Falls) as Chairman of Patriot Voices in Iowa.
An ultrasound bill passed in the Iowa House of Representatives late Thursday afternoon on a 57 to 39 vote with bipartisan support.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad said that the timing is right for a gas tax hike while legislators consider transportation infrastructure funding options.
Pro-life advocates say seeing an ultrasound picture and hearing its description is an effective tool to help abortion-minded women in the state choose life.
Several Iowa State Legislators share with Caffeinated Thoughts their goals for the 2015 legislative session for the 86th Iowa General Assembly.
Iowa House Republicans elected the leadership team that will carry them into the eighty-sixth General Assembly, Paulsen and Upmeyer relected to leadership.
I’ve been contacted by a couple of different people regarding a rumor that Polk County Republicans are submitting an alternate list of delegates to the Republican Party of Iowa for credentialing. I spoke with Will Rogers, the chair of the Polk County Republicans, and he told me thus far only one addendum has been submitted […]
Waterloo, IA – Today, State Representative Walt Rogers (R-Waterloo) announced his endorsement of Rod Blum, Republican candidate for United States Congress in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District. “I am absolutely confident that Rod is the best candidate to win this critical Congressional seat for our party,” said Rogers. “Rod’s background as a small business owner, combined […]
I’m not sure what to make of Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s position on the Common Core State Standards. He reportedly said on the campaign trail that he rejected the Common Core State Standards, and then in an interview with NPR last week during the National Governors Association winter meeting we see: Not so in Iowa, […]
(Cedar Falls, IA) State Representative Walt Rogers announced today that he is ending his campaign for U.S. Congress in Iowa’s First Congressional District; Rogers will instead run for reelection to his State House seat. Rogers said, “It is no secret that running for Congress requires an enormous amount of money, and raising money takes a […]
(Cedar Falls, IA) Beginning this Friday, February 21, State Representative Walt Rogers, a Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in Iowa’s First District, will begin a tour of the district’s 20 counties. The campaign’s “Smaller, Smarter Government Tour” will take place over the next five Fridays and conclude with a hometown rally in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls […]
(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 […]