Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

 Senate will consider administration official nominations By Sen. Joni Ernst December 22, 2107 WASHINGTON, D.C. – As 2017 comes to a close, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today released a series of initiatives and victories she led throughout the year on behalf of Iowans. “Over the last year, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with…

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Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

Monday, November 27, 2017 IOWA CROPS AND WEATHER REPORT DES MOINES – The Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report has been released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Harvest season is now drawing to a close with 96 percent of corn now in the bin.  The…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Friday, December 22, 2017 Grassley Statement on President Trump Signing Historic Tax Reform Legislation into Law “The President’s signature on this historic tax reform legislation means more money in the pockets of hardworking Iowans.” WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, a senior member and former chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, which has…

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Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

News from Week 1 – 2018 Legislative Session Here are some of the highlights of the first week of the 2018 legislative session. On Tuesday, Governor Reynolds gave her State of the State address. She discussed the new federal tax plan and is committed to simplifying Iowa’s tax code. She is also committed to helping…

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Rep. Steven Holt

  Freedom Watch 1/4/18 Priorities & Opportunities in the Coming Session The second year of the 87th General Assembly begins Monday, January 8th.  In this edition of Freedom Watch I will highlight what I believe will be the main priorities this session. TAX REFORM – Iowa is ranked 40th in the nation on the competitiveness of our…

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THE SEGEBART REPORT, Senate District 6

  Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Week One Week one was historical for Iowa’s first female governor, Kim Reynolds. It was exciting to listen to her vision for Iowa and set out her priorities. She emphasized the importance of small-town Iowa and rural values. Her speech also provides us with the groundwork for budget discussions going…

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Sen. Jason Schultz

  Friday, April 15, 2016 The change to a new Medicaid system has been challenging.  I’ve heard from Iowans, hospitals, nursing homes and providers.  Change is difficult, especially when the change affects something as personal as health care. In Iowa, Medicaid has operated as a “pay as you go” system. Under this system, Iowa taxpayers…

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