Posts Tagged ‘Branstad’
 

 

Another Pro-Life Setback – This Time Courtesy of the Iowa Supreme Court

“Good Luck! Take Care.” Those are the words that Dr. Jill Meadows of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland tells pregnant women over the internet after said woman has taken the first dose of a medicine that is designed to ter...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

The Curtain Falls on the Iowa Straw Poll

The Republican Party of Iowa’s Presidential Straw Poll is dead. This morning, members of the Republican Party of Iowa voted to cancel the storied event. What has been the largest political event in the country in the off ye...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Rhetoric Used to Pass Gas Tax Increase Comes Up Empty

Written by Dr. Don Racheter President of Public Interest Institute Anyone who has been around a while knows politicians who have said one thing in a campaign, but then when they got elected did quite another thing. But it is ra...
by The Iowa Republican

 

 

Republicans Are Out of Touch With the Average Iowan

Doug Gross, the 2002 Republican nominee for Governor, made news this past weekend when he proudly proclaimed that there would be no political fallout for increasing the state’s gas tax. Gross made his prediction on Iowa Publi...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Winners and Losers from Gas Tax Increase

A ten-cent increase in the state’s gas tax sailed through the Republican controlled Iowa House of Representatives and the Democrat controlled Iowa Senate on Tuesday. The bill now goes to Governor Terry Branstad, who has indic...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Is Chris Christie Ready to be a Solo Act in Iowa?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made his 13th visit to Iowa on Monday when he kicked off the Dallas County GOP’s speaking series at the West Des Moines Marriott. The event was a fundraiser with the minimal price for attend...
by Craig Robinson