Posts Tagged ‘Legislature’
 

 
 

The Biennial Budget

By Sam Clovis Governor-elect Branstad is entertaining the idea of bringing a biennial budget process to the State of Iowa.  This is a great idea and should be one of the top priorities for the legislature when they convene nex...
by Sam Clovis

 
 
 

Managing Expectations

By Sam Clovis I had the chance this week to talk to some Republicans involved in the transition to Branstad administration and the significant changes that took place in the Iowa legislature.  Though my friends were upbeat, th...
by Sam Clovis

 
 
 

How to Help Your Local Republican Win

By James Johnson Last night, our family went door-knocking again in our local legislative district on behalf of former state senator Stewart Iverson. After being asked — check that, begged — to come out of retiremen...
by James M. Johnson

 

 
 

The Iowa Constitution; Precedents to Convention, Part 2

By Chris The first of Iowa’s Constitutional Conventions met in 1844.  The Constitution proposed by that Convention was considered and rejected by the people in an election in April 1845.  Unsure whether the voters rejected ...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 
 

The Iowa Constitution; Precedents to Convention.

By Chris There has been some discussion on this site about the question that is on the ballot this year on whether to call a Constitutional Convention.  The Convention of 1857 has been cited as precedent, but there is another....
by The Iowa Republican

 

 
 

Vander Plaats Campaign Responds to Tucker’s Eight Questions

By ERIC WOOLSON In his essay, “Eight Questions for Bob Vander Plaats”, Nathan Tucker combines the best traits of a lawyer and a journalist to give us the worst of both worlds. Taking from the most-famous line reporters ever...
by The Iowa Republican