Posts Tagged ‘Legislature’


Branstad issues statement on closing of the 2016 legislative session

(DES MOINES) – Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad today reflected on the legislative session by issuing the following statement: “The future of our state is bright.  This year, we worked with the Iowa Legislature to build consens...
by Craig Robinson


The Great Debates of the Iowa Legislature

The Iowa Legislature has been back in session for a little over a month now. Besides the annual bickering over how much to increase public school funding, the only other topic that has drawn considerable attention is how much t...
by Craig Robinson

Branstad at state of the state speech

Live Stream of Governor Branstad’s Condition of the State Speech

Iowa Public Television is live streaming Governor Branstad’s condition of the state speech this morning beginning at 10 a.m.  The live stream is in addition to IPTV’s live coverage of the speech on IPTV WORLD. The program ...
by The Iowa Republican



Speaker Paulsen’s Opening Remarks

(DES MOINES)—Speaker of the House Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) delivered opening remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: I’m happy to welcome you all to t...
by The Iowa Republican


Iowa Redistricting Plan

By Craig Robinson At 8:15 this morning, the Legislative Services Agency released its first redistricting plan to the legislature. After it was delivered to the legislators, the governor, and the congressional delegation, the pl...
by Craig Robinson



How Redistricting Works in Iowa

By Craig Robinson At the end of this month, the first redistricting plan for the state of Iowa will be presented to legislators and made available to the public.  Iowa’s redistricting process is deemed to be one of the faire...
by Craig Robinson