Grassley: Tax-reform legislation proving its worth

by Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa It’s been six months since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law. Since then, there have been continuous, positive economic developments in Iowa and throughout the country. Last month, the U.S. economy generated 223,000 new jobs. In fact, more than one million new jobs have been created…

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President Trump Cancels War Games with South Korea

One of the arguments made by those backing Donald Trump over one of the 16 other Republican hopefuls was that his background in…

Primary Election Day is Today

Today is primary election day. Please be sure you get out to vote. You can find your polling location by clicking here. Polls…

Five Good Choices for Secretary of Agriculture

There is no Republican seeking the nomination for either State Treasurer or Attorney General in the primary next Tuesday (5 June), but there…

Press Release: Jake Ketzner departing as Reynolds-Gregg chief of staff

(DES MOINES) – Jake Ketzner, longtime aide and current chief of staff to Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, announced Friday…

Secretary of Ag Candidate Dan Zumbach Secures Rubio Endorsement

Republican candidate for Secretary of Agriculture, State Senator Dan Zumbach (SD 48), announces he has the backing of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of…

NFL Punts On Anthem

On Wednesday (23 May), at their annual spring meeting in Atlanta, NFL owners voted to require players and team personnel on the field…

Finally Senator David Johnson Does the Right Thing

by William Petrosky, Des Moines Register State Sen. David Johnson, who quit the Republican Party of Iowa in protest of Donald…

Perennial candidate Jim Mowrer may have violated Iowa ethics laws

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Democrat running for Iowa Secretary of State operates a political action committee that is supporting his campaign,…

State Department postpones event on Cuba after Sen. Rubio protests

BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES May 17, 2018 06:17 PM Updated May 17, 2018 07:18 PM A State Department seminar on Cuba scheduled for Friday has been…

TIR POLL: GOP Nomination for Ag Secretary Up for Grabs

Quiet campaign has voters unaware & unsure of whom to support When Bill Northey resigned as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, many Republicans stepped forward…