In The News

Rep. Steven Holt

Thursday, April 8, 2021 A legislative update from Representative Steven Holt Vaccine Passports, Decisive Leadership & Reasons for Optimism  Vaccine passports are un-American, unconstitutional, and unacceptable. No Iowan should be forced to get a vaccine in order to participate in normal life and exercise their most fundamental God-given rights. No Iowan should be forced to…

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Senator Craig Williams

Friday, April 9, 2021 The Williams Weekly by Senator Craig Williams The thirteenth week of the 89th legislative session saw considerable floor debate on bills including expanding broadband service in the state, protecting constitutional rights, cutting property taxes, and giving parents more control over their children’s education. In total, 36 bills and 2 resolutions passed…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Monday, April 12, 2021 Our Constituents Expect Us to Work in a Bipartisan Way VIDEO Over the Easter break, I held Q&As in 24 counties to hear what’s on the minds of Iowans. It’s my constituent’s agenda, not my agenda that we discuss. From my cattle market transparency bill to the second amendment, COVID-19…

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Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

 Iowa Crop Progress & Condition Week of April 5 – 11, 2021 “With spring weather now upon us, farmers across Iowa are looking to get planters into the field,” said Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig in releasing the weekly Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report. “Rainfall over the last week has been beneficial for the…

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Iowa Fishing Report

Top Iowa Fishing Spots for the Week of April 8 Iowa DNR asking anglers to share pics of mudpuppy catches Mudpuppies are fascinating aquatic amphibians most Iowans don’t get a chance to see. They are notoriously difficult to catch with standard aquatic techniques like traps, nets, or electrofishing methods, but anglers sometimes catch them while fishing…

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Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

Monday, April 12, 2021 News from Week 13 – 2021 Legislative Session Redistricting Every 10 years, Iowa’s House and Senate districts are rearranged based on population shifts. As populations trend in and out of different areas, the redistricting attempts to divide the population of Iowa and do its best to have each of the 100…

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Sen. Jason Schultz

  The Schultz Perspective by Senator Jason Schultz Friday, April 2, 2021 Each year one of the most common complaints I receive is from constituents who believe someone is receiving welfare benefits who shouldn’t be getting them.  I haven’t heard many say the program should be ended, but everyone says the program should accurately identify those…

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Rep. Randy Feenstra

Friday, April 9, 2021 Randy’s Roundup Dear Friend, This week concluded our spring district work period, and I spent it traveling the state and meeting with Iowans — stopping in nearly a dozen more counties as part of my commitment to visit all 39 counties in the district at least twice a year. READ MY…

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Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Friday, April 9, 2021 Joni Ernst: Democrats’ Violence Against Women Act pressures women to negotiate with abusers Women have fought too long to not be held responsible for the actions of their abusers; I cannot support legislation that would return us to the past. Thirty years ago, before the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) became law, domestic violence…

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