Posts Tagged ‘Terry Branstad’

Hatch gasps

The Hatch Plan: A Tax on a Tax

The Branstad-Reynolds campaign sent two press releases today regarding Democrat opponent Jack Hatch. One release pointed out the Des Moines state senator’s plan to end federal deductibility for Iowa taxpayers. Essentially...
by Kevin Hall

Ernst hogs

Poll Shows Ernst Claiming Lead in U.S. Senate Primary

Joni Ernst has captured the momentum in Iowa’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, according to a Suffolk University poll released Wednesday. The poll shows Ernst edging Mark Jacobs 25-23 among primary voters. This is the first p...
by Kevin Hall

Branstad in office

Branstad Made the Right Move Firing DAS Director

Governor Branstad was left will no real choice but to fire Department of Administrative Services Director Mike Carroll on Tuesday. Branstad had given Carroll the benefit of the doubt when he said laid off state employees did no...
by Kevin Hall


Braley silenced

Kevin’s Korner: Towelboy’s Trials, Massive Voter Fraud and Paulistinian Vanishing Act

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. I am the watcher on the walls. I am the fire that burns against the cold, the light that brings the dawn, the horn that wakes the sleepers, the shield that guards the realms of men …...
by Kevin Hall

Oversight committee Iowa senate and house

Facts from the Government Oversight Hearing on Laid Off Employees

A slew of scurrilous, and it turns out, unfounded, accusations have consumed state government over the past three weeks. It started with a one-sided and erroneous article in the Des Moines Register and has continued with countl...
by Kevin Hall


Capitol building

Witnesses Refute Democrat, Register Claims; Possible Witness Tampering by Committee Chair

Three of the four former state employees that the Democrat-led Iowa Senate government oversight committee heard testimony from on Wednesday said they did not think their firings were politically motivated. Those statements dire...
by Kevin Hall