Posts Tagged ‘Branstad’
 

 

How Mitt Romney and Terry Branstad helped paved the way for Jeb Bush in 2016

We all remember that old saying, “be careful what you wish for.”  The saying is often followed by some version a warning that the wish may actually come true. While presidential politics may appear to be on a repetitive fo...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Congressman King Pressures RPI to Preserve Ames Straw Poll

The future of the Ames Straw Poll is in doubt. Republican Governor Terry Branstad has stated repeatedly that the event has “outlived its usefulness.” In an interview with the Cedar Rapids Gazette a week ago, Branstad said, ...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Gas Tax Campaign Gets Ugly Fast – The Weekly Round Up

It’s pretty clear, there is going to be a major push to raise the state’s gas tax during the upcoming legislative session.  While that should surprise no one, I was shocked to see the over-the-top TV ad that the pro-gas ta...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Tax Action Alert: Iowans for Tax Relief Will Fight Gas Tax Increase

Big-spending politicians and tax-eating special interests are eagerly pushing to raise your gas tax when the 2015 Legislative Session begins in January. Iowans for Tax Relief will lead the fight to defeat any increase of Iowa m...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 

A Gas Tax Debate is Coming, but Don’t Believe Everything You Read in the Paper

Investing in Iowa’s roads and bridges is something that people from both political parties agree is a priority.  However, where the addition money needed to fund these improvements should come from is where the debate really...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Stuck on 24 – Iowa Senate Remains Under Democrat Control

It’s hard to imagine how things could have gone any better for Iowa Republicans on Tuesday night. They not only elected a new U.S. Senator in Joni Ernst, but they also won the state’s two open congressional seats, the open ...
by Craig Robinson