Latest Story

GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Capitol Update

GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Capitol Update

Opportunities in the 21st Century Economy Over the past two legislative sessions, there has been considerable effort put into legislation to establish a statewide regulatory structure for Transportation Network Companies (TNC’s) such as Uber. It would promote expansion in the state while ensuring protection for both drivers and passengers. Without a statewide framework for ride-sharing services,…

Read more »

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – May 19

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – May 19

A new version of the May 2016 Newsletter is available for viewing. Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter – May 19 In this edition: Register Editorial Board – Uninformed and Unaware of the Facts Regarding Wallace Building Education Accomplishments for the…

Read more »

Dems: Water quality deserves dedicated funding

During the 2016 session, legislators considered several options for improving Iowa’s water quality. The plans floated by the Governor and House Republicans, however, had little or no support in the Senate.   The Branstad-Reynolds Administration proposed taking money from schools to pay for water quality…

Read more »

Dems: Help for vulnerable Iowans

The state’s Health & Human Services Budget (HF 2460) was one of the last bills to pass the Legislature this year. It included increased oversight to address Iowans’ problems with…

Read more »

Dems: Missed opportunities disappoint Iowans

While the 2016 session made progress on a number of fronts, there were disappointments for working families, crime victims, and sick and disabled Iowans. Some initiatives never got off the…

Read more »

Dems: Maintaining commitments in tight budget times

The 2016 legislative session wrapped up April 29. It was a tight budget year, but as always, we balanced the state budget responsibly. Iowa will end the fiscal year with…

Read more »

GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Weekly Newsletter

GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Weekly Newsletter

Fighting Addiction While it’s an honor and privilege to serve the people of our district and of Iowa, I’m grateful to be done with spending so much time in Des…

Read more »

Dems: Sen. Gronstal on “This Week in Iowa” on Sunday

Dems: Sen. Gronstal on “This Week in Iowa” on Sunday

Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal will be featured on WOI-TV’s “This Week in Iowa” from 9 to 10 am Sunday, May 8, talking about the highlights and disappointments of the…

Read more »

Dems: Sen. Gronstal on Iowa Press this weekend

Dems: Sen. Gronstal on Iowa Press this weekend

Catch Iowa Press this weekend. Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal will discuss strategies for expanding Iowa’s middle class and more! The program airs May 6, 2016 7:30 pm on IPTV.1;…

Read more »

TCR's Iowa Legislative Updates provides content from the leadership of each party's caucus in both the Iowa House and Iowa Senate. We hope you find this to be a valuable resource.

We'd love to hear from you! Feel free to email us by clicking here.