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Sen. Jason Schultz

  The Schultz Perspective by Senator Jason Schultz Friday, May 27, 2022 The 2022 legislative session has concluded. At the end of the session, the leaders in the chamber may give closing remarks. I was thrilled to listen to Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver list out our accomplishments these last two years, and I could think…

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Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report June 27 – July 3, 2022 DES MOINES, Iowa (July 5, 2022) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented today on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly April through November. “Thunderstorms added to the fireworks over the…

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Rep. Randy Feenstra

Friday, May 20, 2022 Randy’s Roundup: Addressing the infant formula shortage, my National Weather Service bill, and meetings with the Siouxland Chamber and Growth Energy in D.C. In this week’s roundup: Addressing the infant formula shortage, my National Weather Service bill, and meetings with the Siouxland Chamber and Growth Energy in D.C. That and more…

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Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Thursday, June 23, 2022 Ernst Slams Biden Push Moving Military to All-Electric Vehicles Potentially Sourced With Child and Slave Labor As President Biden pushes to move the military’s entire fleet of non-tactical vehicles (NTVs) to all-electric, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) is telling the administration they must make sure those electric vehicle (EV) components are…

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Iowa Fishing Report

NORTHWEST June 30, 2022 Arrowhead Lake Water clarity is good. Find bluegill and crappie in deeper habitat as their spawning season ends. Black Crappie – Fair: Look for crappie near structure and contour in 5-10 feet of water. Use a jig tipped with a crawler or a small minnow on a jig drifted over deeper habitat.…

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Senator Craig Williams

Friday, April 29, 2022 The Williams Weekly by Senator Craig Williams Are we done, yet? Nope. Maybe next week. Maybe not. But the Senate did put through eight additional bills sent over from the House this week. With unanimous support Five bills were passed in the Senate with unanimous support including: HF2168 relating to massage…

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Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

Monday, April 18, 2022 News from Week 14 – 2022 Legislative Session Budget Bills Languish in Senate as Final Days of the 2022 Session Approaches With less than one week until the scheduled adjournment of this year’s legislative session, the biggest part of annual session remains in limbo – the budget.  The House completed action…

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Weekly Fuel Report

Weekly Fuel Report July 28 – Aug. 3, 2022 DES MOINES, Iowa (Aug. 3, 2022) – The price of regular unleaded gasoline fell 19 cents, averaging $3.81 across Iowa according to AAA. Crude Oil Summary The price of global crude oil fell this week on the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) by $6.43 per barrel over last week, currently…

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Rep. Steven Holt

Thursday, March 10,  Freedom Watch: An Unprecedented Attack on Parental Authority Week 9 in the Iowa House was highlighted by advancement of important legislation, budget progress, discussions on education transparency and school choice. Unfortunately, it is also memorable due to an unprecedented attack by Democrats on parental authority that would be almost impossible to believe…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Grassley, Ernst Seek to Give Families Easy Access to Tools to Lower Insulin Costs June 23, 2022 New legislation would put the numerous programs and resources that are available to help with drug costs all in one place and make them easily accessible to families and individuals. As families face inflation and other barriers…

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