The Iowa Republican

Opinion: Joni Ernst is the Champion Iowans Can Count On.

The recent confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett illustrates the importance of strong pro-life, pro-woman leadership in…

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Why American Women Should Support Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Barrett and I grew up together in New Orleans.  We attended the same Catholic high school.  We bought…

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Opinion: Education Funding

Iowa’s education system is strong. We have the highest average ACT scores, highest high school graduation rate, and highest…

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Shannon Latham Announces She Will Run for Iowa House

Shannon Latham, a Republican from Sheffield, announces she will run for Iowa House District 54 now that Speaker Linda…

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Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver 2020 Legislative Session Opening Remarks

Good morning Mister President, Minority Leader Petersen, and my colleagues in the Senate. It is exciting to be back and…

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Speaker Grassley’s Opening Remarks for 2020

Ladies and gentlemen of the House, thank you all for being here today. It is such an incredible honor…

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What a Democrat will need to do to score a surprise victory in the Iowa caucuses

The quadrennial tradition of everyone in politics becoming an expert on the Iowa Caucus has begun.  Anyone with a…

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Sen. Whitver Closing remarks for the 2019 Legislative Session

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

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Legislative Session was a win for Iowans

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

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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…

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