Posts Tagged ‘Iowa’

Steve King Red white and blue

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


Interstates Want a Piece of an Increased Gas Tax Too

Increasing Iowa’s gas tax wasn’t much of an issue in Governor Terry Branstad’s re-election campaign in 2014, but it’s obvious that Iowans are going to be expected to shoulder some sort of tax increase when the state leg...
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



Iowa Republicans Need to Develop a New Trait – Patience

For the past decade, the combination of retirements, redistricting, and unfortunately, losses at the ballot box have created numerous opportunities for ambitious Republicans looking to run for elected office. For a party that w...
by Craig Robinson


Mid-Week Roundup

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Shown the Door “Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is leaving the Obama administration after less than two years on the job amid concerns that he wasn’t up to the job of leading the Pentagon ...
by Craig Robinson



Grassley: Adoption Secures the Blessings of Hope, Home

By U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley There’s no place like home. During this season of thanksgiving, celebrating life’s blessings with family and friends offers Americans a time-treasured ritual observed for generations. Gatheri...
by Grassley Press