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Townhall with GOP Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz

Mar 24, 2015 Comments Off admin

Republican US Senator and recent Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz will be stopping by Cedar Falls for a town hall meeting with local voters. Joining him will be our own 1st. District US Congressman Rod Blum. The public is invited to attend this free event. Thursday, April 2nd, 11:30am - 1:00pm at the PIPAC Center in Cedar Falls.   Townhall with ...

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Iowa Straw Poll to be Held in Boone on August 8 | The Iowa Republican

Mar 12, 2015 Comments Off admin

The Central Iowa Expo in Boone will be the site of the 2015 Iowa Straw Poll. The Republican Party of Iowa’s State Central Committee selected the site during a Thursday morning conference call. This will mark the first time the event has not been held at Iowa State University in Ames. The event will take place ...

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Takeaways from the Iowa Ag Summit | The Iowa Republican

Mar 9, 2015 Comments Off admin

Iowans are spoiled when it comes to big multi-candidate presidential events. It’s not that we get to host the candidates once every four years, we basically get to attend events like this every month. How crazy is that? The Iowa Ag Summit brought something new to the mix this cycle. We are used to seeing the ...

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Waterloo mayor eyes cash reserves to hold down taxes

Mar 4, 2015 Comments Off admin

The Waterloo City Council is holding their budget hearing tomorrow afternoon March 5th at 4pm at City Hall in Waterloo. As of right now, the published INCREASE in taxes is 5.85%. That is likely not to be the final number but it appears the city is likely to hire at least 2 new police officers ...

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Get Ready to Pay More at the Pump – Gas Tax Goes to the Floor Today | The Iowa Republican

Feb 24, 2015 Comments Off admin

By the end of the day, the Republican controlled Iowa House of Representatives and the Democrat controlled Iowa Senate are likely to pass an increase in the gas tax for the first time since 1989. While it’s been 26 years since the gas tax has been increased, the issue has been a popular topic of ...

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» GOP Presidential Hopefuls Flock to Iowa Freedom Summit » GOPUSA

Jan 26, 2015 Comments Off admin

Republican presidential hopefuls visited Des Moines Saturday for the inaugural Iowa Freedom Summit, a high-profile event hosted by Iowa Congressman Steve King that his political foes eagerly criticized by pointing to controversial views of the staunchly conservative lawmaker. The event, as one television news correspondent said to a camera on the balcony of Hoyt Sherman Place's ...

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Iowans Cheer on Ernst as She Shines in SOTU Rebuttal

Jan 21, 2015 Comments Off admin

CLIVE – Almost everyone who gathered into the Polk County Republicans’ office to watch Joni Ernst’s televised speech was already familiar with many of the main points she used. However, this time, Ernst’s message was intended for a national audience. Even if they had heard it before, the assembled group had a hard time finding ...

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What Obama Got Right and Wrong in the State of the Union

Jan 21, 2015 Comments Off admin

Heritage Foundation experts weighed in on the policies President Obama mentioned in his State of the Union Tuesday night—and how they hurt or help America. Here are all their takes on the big issues. Economy Energy Education Legal Health Care Life and Marriage Foreign Policy and National Security What Obama Got Right and Wrong in the State of the Union.

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Gov. Branstad delivers his inaugural address

Jan 16, 2015 Comments Off admin

Gov. Terry Branstad Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad today delivered his inaugural address after taking the oath of office to serve his sixth non-consecutive term as Iowa’s governor. This is the governor’s seventh inauguration – one as lt. governor and six as governor. A photo of Branstad can be found here. The following is the governor’s inaugural ...

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Ernst to Deliver GOP Response to Obama’s State of the Union speech | The Iowa Republican

Jan 15, 2015 Comments Off admin

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) will deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Ernst to Deliver GOP Response to Obama’s State of the Union speech | The ...

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