Victims’ Rights Amendment Clears Iowa Senate Committee

State Senator Zach Whiting: “My goal in all of this is to level the playing field between the rights of the defendant and the rights of crime victims.”

Iowa Senate Panel Forwards Work Requirement Bill for Medicaid, SNAP

An Iowa Senate subcommittee forwarded a bill, SSB 3158, that adds a work requirement for Iowans on Medicaid or receiving SNAP benefits.

Amendment Declaring No Right to Abortion Clears Iowa Senate Committee

The Iowa Senate State Government Committee passed an amendment to the Iowa Constitution that declares there is no constitutional right to abortion. by a 10 to 5 vote.

David Johnson Will Not Seek Re-Election to Iowa Senate

State Senator David Johnson (I-Ocheydan) announced on Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a fifth term. Johnson, who represents Iowa Senate District 1, left the Republican Party after President Donald Trump secured the Republican nomination.

Recap: A Three-Way Republican Primary in Iowa Senate District 1

Republicans in Iowa Senate District 1 will have to make a choice between three candidates (Zach Whiting, Brad Price, and Jesse Wolfe) on June 5th to determine who will challenge State Senator David Johnson (I-Ocheydan).

Episode 36: Zach Whiting in Iowa Senate District 1

In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talks to Zach Whiting, one of the three Republicans running to win the GOP nomination in order to challenge State Senator David Johnson (I-Ocheydan) in Iowa Senate District 1.

Iowa Republicans Will Have 19 Contested Primaries for Iowa House and Senate

The Iowa Secretary of State released the final uncertified list of candidates that will appear on the June 5th primary ballot. Iowa Republicans will have 19 contested primaries with five incumbents receiving a challenge.