Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Ernst Statement on President Trump Press Conference with Russian President Putin By U.S. Senator Joni Ernst July 16, 2018 WASHINGTON – Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) released the following statement, today, following President Donald Trump’s press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin:  “I have the utmost faith in the U.S. intelligence community and their assessment that…

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Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

NAIG COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT Monday, July 9, 2018 Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Much of the state saw drier conditions last week that…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Monday, July 16, 2018 Senators Introduce Bill to Fight Price Fixing by OPEC Legislation will allow DOJ to bring antitrust charges for illegal pricing practices  WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today introduced bipartisan legislation that will let the federal government take action against price fixing by OPEC, the Organization…

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Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

News from Week 14 Monday, April 16, 2018 Tax Relief Iowa’s tax code is outdated, overly complex, and boasts some of the highest income tax rates in the entire country. The Middle Class Tax Relief Act will reform Iowa’s tax code to make it fairer, sustainable, and built for the 21st century, it will also…

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Rep. Steven Holt

Freedom Watch 4/26/18 Budgets & Taxes Week 16 Good progress was made this week in the Iowa House, as we passed key budgets for FY19 and moved closer to agreement on meaningful, responsible tax reform.  Even though we are now in overtime, it is vital that we do not rush the tax reform process. The…

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THE SEGEBART REPORT, Senate District 6

The Segebart Report  Friday, April 20 2018 Week Fourteen This session shows signs of ending soon. The committees working the hardest right now are Ways and Means and Appropriations. This week we honored four members of the Senate who are retiring this year: Wally Horn (D) Cedar Rapids who had served for 46 years, Bob…

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Sen. Jason Schultz

The Schultz Perspective 4/6/2018 The Iowa Legislature took a strong position on illegal immigration this week. Senate File 481, the Sanctuary City bill, applies a penalty to cities and counties that refuse to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) when a detainer request is submitted to a local law enforcement agency holding a suspected…

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