Posts Tagged ‘Terry Branstad’


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

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Kevin’s Korner: Heads Buried in the Sand Edition

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. Do some pf Iowa’s top Republican elected officials have their hands buried...
by Kevin Hall

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Parsing the Polls: The Presidential Primary and What’s Branstad’s Popularity Now?

Political polling is tricky. Often times, during the midst of a polling session or before the results are published, something happens that makes the poll obsolete. Such is the case with a new Iowa poll conducted by Quinnipiac ...
by Kevin Hall



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

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Branstad, First Lady, Reynolds, students unite for campaign to end bullying in Iowa

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad, First Lady Chris Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today rallied with over 100 Iowa students at the Iowa State Capitol to call for passage of the Bully Free Iowa Act of 2015. The stude...
by The Iowa Republican


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Brenna (Findley) Bird to pursue opportunities outside state government

DES MOINES – Brenna (Findley) Bird, who has served as the legal counsel for Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds since they took office in 2011, is departing the office to pursue opportunities in the private secto...
by The Iowa Republican