Posts Tagged ‘Iowa Senate’


Senate GOP Leader Bill Dix 2016 Session Closing Remarks

Thank you Madame President. When session began this year I commented on the need for state government to be fiscally prudent and instill the kind of fiscal discipline into the state budget that Iowa families put into their own ...
by The Iowa Republican

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State Senator Jack Whitver to Chair Rubio’s Iowa Campaign

Last weekend State Senator Jack Whitver hosted Florida Senator Marco Rubio at his Ankeny home for an ice cream social before the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition’s 15th Annual Spring Kickoff.  Whitver also organized a bu...
by Craig Robinson


Branstad Signs Gas Tax Increase

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad wasted no time enacting a 10-cent gas tax increase. The bill was passed by both houses of the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday. The governor signed the bill Wednesday morning. It goes into effect Sunday,...
by Kevin Hall



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

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Senate Democrats declare war on Iowa property taxpayers and our rural communities

DES MOINES – Senate Democrats declared war on Iowa property taxpayers and our rural communities during today’s education debate. Senator Tony Bisignano, D-Des Moines, said he would sponsor a bill that would raise Iowans’ ...
by The Iowa Republican



Kevin’s Korner: Barack’s Bungled Theology, the Chopper Whopper and Spiker’s Inside Job

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. The only way to overcome a physical advantage is to establish a psychological one. Unfortunately, President Obama has no interest in establishing an advantage over ISIS. He would rathe...
by Kevin Hall