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This is a few days late, but needs to be done.

Republican State Rep. Skyler Wheeler earned The Iowa Standard’s “Legislator of the Week” Award for his work Feb. 8-11.

Rep. Wheeler provided an in-depth undressing of the numerous factual errors contained in the New York Times’ 1619 Project.

If you missed his comments on the bill, watch them below:

In addition, he led the way in eliminating tenure at Iowa’s regent universities. Wheeler argued that tenure’s original purpose was to protect academic diversity — which is essentially no longer.

PREVIOUS LEGISLATOR-OF-THE-WEEK AWARDS:

Feb. 1-4: 

LEGISLATOR OF THE WEEK: Rep. Brink burns regent representatives at House Government Oversight committee due to First Amendment infractions at college campuses

Author: Jacob Hall