Posts Tagged ‘Des Moines’
 

 

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

 
 

Legislative Session Could Play Major Role in Contested Primaries

With the state legislature reconvening, Des Moines is once again the epicenter of all things political in Iowa.  Iowa’s capital city is always the center of politics in the state, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Branstad names Matt Hinch as new Chief of Staff

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today named Matt Hinch as the new chief of staff for the Branstad-Reynolds administration. Hinch, 33, replaces Jeff Boeyink, who resigned last month for a private sector opportunity. Hinc...
by The Iowa Republican

 

 

Sen. Mike Lee to make inaugural trip to Iowa in November

Utah Sen. Mike Lee to headline the 12th Annual Friends of the Family Banquet for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition Below is the email the group just sent out: We are thrilled to let you know that we have just secured Sen. Mi...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Jeff Boeyink stepping down as Governor Branstad’s Chief of Staff

Boeyink says working for Terry Branstad:  “The honor of my life” (DES MOINES) – Jeff Boeyink, Chief of Staff for Gov. Terry Branstad, today announced he is stepping down from his position. Boeyink, who served as the gove...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

David Young to EPA Chief: Welcome to Iowa, Let Me Introduce you to a Farm

(DES MOINES, IA) August 14, 2013—Today, Republican U.S Senate candidate David Young extended a welcoming invitation to the chief of Congressman Bruce Braley’s EPA, Gina McCarthy, to visit an area farm while in Des Moines on...
by The Iowa Republican