Sen. Jason Schultz

  The Schultz Perspective by Senator Jason Schultz 7/28/2020 A recent meeting with county supervisors in the district centered around the most recent attempt to protect the rights of Iowans to keep and bear arms.  The principle of preemption, simply put, is that state law preempts, or comes before, local regulations.  This means cities or counties…

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Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Senate Unanimously Passes Ernst-Supported Bipartisan Bill to Address U.S. Olympics Abuse Scandal Building on her efforts to address the abuses within the U.S. Olympic system, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a survivor of sexual assault, helped pass a bill to ensure the resources designated for investigating abuses of Olympic and amateur…

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Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

Iowa Crop Progress & Condition  Week of July 27 – August 6, 2020 On Monday, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November and is also available on the USDA’s site at nass.usda.gov/ia.…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Monday, July 27, 2020 CBO: Extending Increased Unemployment Benefits Weakens Economy, Increases Unemployment in the Long-Run as Benefits Exceed Wages for Most The Congressional Budget Office Predicted that the Increased Benefits Would Pay 5 of 6 Recipients More Than Working, Discouraging a Return to Work and Resulting in Lower Employment and Less Economic Activity…

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Rep. Steve King

Friday, June 19 “Celebrating Juneteenth National Freedom Day” Congressman Steve King is releasing the text of an op-ed he has written in honor of the celebration of “Juneteenth Day,” June 19, 2020. “Juneteenth” is recognized by the State of Iowa due to legislation King introduced and passed in the Iowa State Senate in 2002. “Juneteenth”…

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The Segebart Report, Senate District 6

The Segebart Report Friday, June 19, 2020 The End of the 2020 Session The legislature adjourned for the year on Sunday, June 14. This year’s session was definitely different than in previous years. While we didn’t get to all the legislation we wanted, we were still able to accomplish a lot in the time we…

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Rep. Steven Holt

Thursday, June 16, 2020 The Fight to Save America Our monuments toppled. Our flag dishonored. Our churches burned. Our streets are taken over by anarchists and Marxists hiding behind a noble-sounding phrase. All of this in the United States of America. Right here in Iowa, our first Capitol building was vandalized with profane graffiti in Iowa…

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Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

Monday, April 6 Iowa vs. “Shelter-in-Place” States Governor Reynolds tweeted on Monday afternoon that she and Governor Rickets (of Nebraska) spoke with Dr. Anthony Fauci over the phone to discuss “shelter-in-place”. The Governor said the phone call was productive and Dr. Fauci was “100% supportive, saying that Iowa and Nebraska are ‘on the same page’…

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