Iowa Native Michael Franken Seeking Democrat Senatorial Nomination

Michael Franken, a retired three-star admiral, has announced that he is seeking the Democrat nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Joni Ernst. Franken grew up near Sioux Center as the youngest of nine children.  According to his campaign website, he worked in his early years as “a hired farm hand, welder, construction…

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4th-District GOP Candidates Appear in Cambridge

The 2019 Judge Joseph Story Dinner, hosted by Story County Republicans, was held in the Cambridge City Center on Tuesday evening (20 August). …

Biden Underwhelms at State Fair

Former Vice President Joe Biden took his turn on the “Political Soapbox” sponsored by the Des Moines Register at the Iowa State Fair last…

Ivanka Trump and Sec. Azar Visit Hy-Vee Innovation Center with Gov. Reynolds

The National Council for the American Worker is responsible for developing a national strategy to train or retrain the workers needed…

Sen. Whitver Closing remarks for the 2019 Legislative Session

Mister President, Senator Petersen and colleagues in the Senate, I will start by expressing my gratitude to the…

Legislative Session was a win for Iowans

Gov. Reynolds’ top legislative priorities for the 2019 Legislative Session: Budget A conservative budget that is…

Iowa can be guiding light when it comes to addressing mental health services

by Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver Mental health is an issue that concerns nearly everyone. Whether it is an individual suffering from anxiety or…

Reforming Iowa to the top

by Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver For the last two years, Senate Republicans moved forward reforms to help grow and improve our state. These…

RELEASE: Gov. Reynolds appointed to American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR Governor Kim Reynolds « Lt. Governor Adam Gregg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 CONTACT: Pat Garrett, (515) 802-0986 Gov. Reynolds appointed…

Investing in Education

by Senator Jack Whitver Our students’ education is definitely a priority at the Statehouse. Funding that priority always comes with a significant financial responsibility….

Ralph Northam: Horrific in Many Ways

In a radio interview given last Wednesday (30 Jan.), video of which can be seen on YouTube, Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) spoke matter-of-factly…