Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

Monday, May 10, 2021 News from Week 17 – 2021 Legislative Session Almost all policy bills have gone through the House and Senate at this time and so now we are in talks with the House, Senate and the Governor for the budget and tax bills to end the session.  There is no agreement yet,…

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Rep. Steven Holt

Friday, May 7, 2021 Freedom Watch: A legislative update from Representative Steven Holt Budgets & Taxes This week, the Iowa Legislature went into overtime. We were supposed to have completed our work within 110 days, by May 1st. At that point, legislators were no longer being paid per-diem, a great system to help ensure we…

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Iowa Fishing Report

Top Iowa Fishing Spots for the Week of May 6 Popular fish survey data returns to Iowa DNR webpage Iowa anglers can once again access fish survey data collected by Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries staff during electroshocking and netting surveys on lakes, rivers and streams. Survey summaries from individual lakes and rivers,…

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Rep. Randy Feenstra

Friday, May 7, 2021 Randy’s Roundup Dear Friend, I had another busy week in the 4th District as we get ready to head back into session for the next two weeks. I have enjoyed hearing from Iowans of all different backgrounds. As a reminder, you can keep up with my current projects and meetings throughout…

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Sen. Jason Schultz

  The Schultz Perspective by Senator Jason Schultz Friday, May 7, 2021 The regular 110-day long session has ended, but the Iowa Legislature is still working to complete a budget and tax plan.  In order to complete a budget, we need a reliable prediction of revenues.  The Senate is prioritizing broad-based tax cuts as a plan…

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Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

Iowa Crop Progress & Condition Week of April 26 – May 2, 2021 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. “The weather over the past several days provided a great…

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Senator Craig Williams

Friday, May 7, 2021 The Williams Weekly by Senator Craig Williams When the Iowa Senate set priorities at the beginning of the year, they included helping Iowa recover from the pandemic, passing tax relief for hard-working Iowans, and implementing responsible, conservative budgets for the state. This week WalletHub reported Iowa ranked second in the country…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Wednesday, April 20, 2021 Grassley Discusses National Security Implications of the Southern Border Crisis Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa VIDEO Today, I want to talk about the crisis at the southern border.  During the past several months, the American people have watched as a full-blown crisis has developed. It’s…

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Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Following Revealing Report, Ernst, Pappas, Hassan, and Hinson Take Action to Crack Down on Sexual Harassment at VA The lawmakers’ bipartisan, bicameral legislation would implement numerous policy changes within the VA to prevent and address sexual harassment Following the release of a government watchdog report exposing alarming instances of sexual harassment by employees and management…

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