Democrat Rep. Bearinger: Public schools are backbone to our ‘democracy’

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Iowa Democrats freaked out last week when Gov. Kim Reynolds met with Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education. Rep. Bruce Bearinger (D-Oelwein) wrote...

Rep. Wheeler: Bill protecting minor victims passes unanimously

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From Rep. Skyler Wheeler's newsletter: House File 659 protects children and victims’ rights by allowing minors who are prosecution witnesses to be deposed outside the...

Rep. Hunter: Raise the minimum wage

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From Rep. Bruce Hunter's newsletter: A job should be a bridge out of poverty, an opportunity to make a living from work, an opportunity to...

ACLU: We need YOU to ask presidential candidates the tough questions

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For the first time ever, we are undertaking a highly organized “bird-dogging” of presidential candidates across Iowa. The goal is to make sure that...

Iowa Nice? Liberals praising Colorado resident who assaulted Congressman Steve King

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A Go Fund Me page was set up for the Colorado resident who allegedly assaulted Iowa Congressman Steve King in Fort Dodge on Friday....

Rep. Ourth: Average February temp more than 8 degrees below normal

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From Rep. Scott Ourth's newsletter: The cold and snow in the month of February were the most extreme ever recorded in the state.  The average...

TIS EXCLUSIVE: Congressman King discusses assault

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A Colorado resident has been charged with two counts of simple assault and one count of disorderly conduct after he poured a glass of...

House GOP: Democrats Favor Government Approved

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From House Republicans: College campuses used to be generally understood as places that welcomed the free exchange of ideas, unfortunately that has significantly changed in...

Rep. Smith: Lifesaving Emergency Insulin Bill Passes the House

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From Rep. Ras Smith's newsletter: A bill designed to allow patients to receive a 30-day emergency insulin supply with an expired prescription has passed the...

Sen. Petersen: Offers Democrat side of solar bill

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From Sen. Janet Petersen's newsletter: Iowans who want to install solar panels on their homes and businesses will be facing higher costs with a Republican...

LETTER: Felon has done time, paid price – wants right to...

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The following submission is a letter to the editor. Anyone is welcome to submit a letter to the editor. Send it to [email protected] Hi. I’m a...

Rep. Winckler: Flood victim information

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From Rep. Cindy Winckler's newsletter: Assistance is now available to Iowans who are affected by severe flooding.   Last week, the Governor issued a disaster proclamation...

ITR: Where does Iowa rank?

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If you were to fill out a tournament bracket based on each state's taxes, few people would pick the State of Iowa to advance...

Sen. Whitver: Strengthening Iowa economy requires growing our state’s workforce

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From Sen. Jack Whitver's newsletter: For the last three years, Senate Republicans crafted policies to create a better job climate in Iowa. These policies to...

Governor Reynolds requests expedited Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri River...

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Gov. Kim Reynolds sent a letter on Thursday, March 21st, 2019  to President Donald Trump requesting that he grant an expedited Presidential Major Disaster...

Rep. Hein: House sports betting bill amended in committee

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From Rep. Lee Hein's newsletter: A version of sports betting has passed the House Ways & Means Committee on a bipartisan vote of 16-9. This...

BORDER CRISIS: Agents Arrest Illegal Alien with Extensive Criminal Record

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Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested one illegal alien Wednesday near Lukeville, AZ and later determined he was previously convicted in Phoenix for multiple...

House GOP: Grid Equity Opponents Muddy the Waters

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From Iowa House Republicans: HF 669 proposes an equitable change so utility infrastructure costs are not transferred from one electricity customer to another. This relieves...

Rep. Hinson: Bill protects minors

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From Rep. Ashley Hinson's newsletter: HF659 adds a new section to our victim's rights code section 915. This bill allows a minor to give a...

Grassley Comment on the End of the Special Counsel Investigation

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Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, former chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee today released the following statement regarding Attorney General Barr’s notification to Congress...