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That's the message former Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett has for his only primary contender, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. Corbett ... "We don't elect governors very often. So this is an ... A debate could bring some much-needed attention to Corbett who, polls suggest, is largely unknown in parts of Iowa.
Both came with past government experience on elected bodies. Both were practically simultaneously plunked down on top of multi-million-dollar operations for the first time in their lives. And both had critics who were sure they weren't cut out for the job. Instead of having their backs to the wall, they had ...

"You know the thing about good reputations is they take years to accumulate but moments to evaporate,” Steenhoek said. Steenhoek said that if trust corrodes in Iowa, the state's long-term partners will search for other options. "Those countries can simply elect to purchase their soybeans somewhere else, ...
At long last, Bill Northey of Iowa was sworn in as USDA Under Secretary Tuesday evening. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue administered the oath at the Annual Iowa Ag Leaders Dinner in Des Moines, allowing the former Iowa Agriculture ... Northey was first elected Iowa Agriculture Secretary in 2006.
MASON CITY, Iowa - Speaking at the noon Rotary Club meeting on Monday, Craig Lang talks to constituents about his plan if elected the state's next agriculture secretary. Lang, who is a sixth-generation farmer from Poweshiek County, announced his campaign last October, and describes his goals.
Iowa Republican Sens. Grassley (NRA ... The surviving teenagers from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida are more responsible adults than Congress and Iowa's elected delegates. ... Steve Corbin is an emeritus professor of marketing at the University of Northern Iowa. Reach him ...

CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa 1st District Democratic hopeful Abby Finkenauer of Dubuque has landed three more unions endorsements. The Heat & Frost Insulators ... for Iowa's middle-class families.” Finkenauer also has been endorsed by Emily's List, NARAL and more than 20 elected officials and activists.
Northey endorses his successor for election to Iowa ag post ... DES MOINES — A day after declining to endorse his successor while still Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey said Tuesday he's backing Mike Naig's election to the ... Let's elect Mike in June & Nov!,” Northey wrote in his social media post.
DES MOINES — The Iowa Senate on Tuesday approved a significant change to Iowa's judicial system, voting 26-24 to require the concurrence of a ... to five affirmative justices to rule a law unconstitutional would better protect the will of the people as expressed through their elected legislators and the ...
DES MOINES — The Iowa Senate on Tuesday approved a significant change to Iowa's judicial system, voting 26-24 to require the concurrence of a ... to five affirmative justices to rule a law unconstitutional would better protect the will of the people as expressed through their elected legislators and the ...
Naig says, "For me here, I'm just really thankful for the opportunity that the Governor has given me to take on this role. And I appreciate the confidence that she has in me to finish out this term." Naig is also running in the June 5th Republican primary to be elected as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture.
The rising Democratic enthusiasm mirrors what the party has already seen across the country in the nearly year and a half since President Trump was elected — more than three dozen state legislature seats changing hands, important wins in Virginia and New Jersey last year and mobilization through ...
In January we learned what was important to Iowa's elected leaders as they kicked off the new legislative session. We heard the Condition of the State address from the governor, and the welcoming speeches by the House speaker and majority leader, and the Senate's president and majority leader.
Attorney General Tom Miller, Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald and Secretary of State Paul Pate were elected to their offices. Naig, who worked in private industry before joining the Iowa ag department in September 2013, said Thursday he wants to build on the momentum that has been created on water quality ...
DES MOINES — Mike Naig, deputy secretary of agriculture since 2013, has been promoted to lead the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. ... With the appointment, Naig becomes the fourth person to fill a statewide constitutional office without being elected. Reynolds, who succeeded ...
Minnette Doderer, the first woman to be elected to the Legislature from Johnson County, served first as a representative and then as a senator. ... from contention in District 37 and using his large campaign chest to help elect women in other districts across the state to the Iowa House and Senate. Women ...
I'm fortunate to count Tom as a good friend and am excited to go to Iowa and help him get re-elected." Iowa is an important state in presidential races — of which it's rumored Bullock may be a part in 2020 — because since 1972 it has been the site of first presidential caucuses for the Democratic Party.

Fred Gould, university distinguished professor and Reynolds Professor of Entomology at North Carolina State University will present the 29th Staniforth Memorial Lecture on April 3 at 4 p.m. in the Curtiss Hall Auditorium on the Iowa State University Campus. Gould was elected to the National Academy of ...
A retired educator from Bettendorf is running for a seat in the Iowa House. Monday Joan Marttila ... And says if elected, she would focus on, quote, "what is right for everyone." That includes good wages, ... The Iowa primary will be held on June 5th, with the general election in November. Tags: Joan Marttila.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Representative John Delaney announced his presidential campaign last year at the Iowa State Fair and has made it his mission to meet ... He said that if he were elected president, he would work in a bipartisan manor the first hundred days and every other day of his presidency.
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Students at Urbandale High School learned about Black History Month from a living Iowa legend on Thursday. LaMetta Wynn was the first African American woman to be elected mayor in Iowa. She was elected to lead the town of Clinton in 1995 and held the office for 12 years.
She also said, if she is elected, she plans to explore how the city can supply more affordable housing, partially through funding made available ... Swailes, a systems control technician at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, is a newcomer to University Heights politics, but said he can offer the city a ...
Dallet has endorsements from more than 200 judges and 150 other elected officials from across the state. Screnock has been endorsed by anti-abortion groups Wisconsin Family Action and Wisconsin Right to Life and uses the hashtag #wiright on his Twitter posts. The state chamber of commerce, ...
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives at age 25, the first-generation college grad would beat the record set by Elise Stefanik, a New York Republican, who was elected to the 114th Congress (2015-17) at age 30. New York Magazine recently named Finkenauer one of the top 10 women running for ...
State Representative Rob Taylor (R-West Des Moines) announced today that he will not seek re-election to the Iowa House in 2018. First elected in 2012, he represents House District 44, the Dallas County portions of Clive, Waukee, and West Des Moines. Taylor serves as the Chairman of the House Ethics ...
Gregg Hora began his one-year term as the association president when the recent Iowa Pork Congress concluded in Des Moines. “I am very humbled and very honored to serve Iowa's pork producers,” he said Thursday. “It's really an honor to work in an industry I believe in,” he added. Hora now leads an ...
Cattle producers from across Iowa have elected Kent Pruismann to serve as a director of the Iowa Beef Industry Council executive committee. Pruismann, a farmer and feedlot operator from Rock Valley, will help oversee the $1-per-head national beef checkoff and the 50-cent-per-head state beef checkoff ...
Megan Jones weigh in on what they anticipate heading into the 87th Iowa General Assembly when they return to Des Moines for the opening gavel on Monday, Jan. 8. Thursday's Part 1 offered a basic overview of the coming session and our two elected officials. Friday's Part 2 allowed each elected official ...
On Monday, state lawmakers will convene for the 2018 session, during which they have the opportunity to improve existing programs, create new ones and examine the potential need for more funding. What are their plans? What do Iowa's top elected leaders plan to do to address the state's mental health ...
In November, the Iowa City activist and co-founder of the Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa, was elected to an at-large seat on the council and became not only the first openly Muslim candidate elected in the city, but the first Sudanese-American person elected to public office in the United States.
DES MOINES — Health insurance for roughly 44,000 Iowa children hangs in the balance, waiting for Congress to belatedly continue funding the government ... This is an all hands on deck moment for Iowa's elected leaders,” Nate Boulton, a state senator from Des Moines, Hawk-i board member and ...
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (H.R. 1) passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday morning on a 227 to 203 vote and then passed 51 to 48 in the U.S. Senate. Due to a procedural glitch, the House had to vote on it once again where it passed again 224 to 201. Iowa's entire Republican ...
Scott County Attorney Michael Walton was elected as president for 2018. Only elected county attorneys can serve as officers of the association. Assistant county attorneys participate as members in the association but can't serve as officers. According to the association's website, the group was formed in the ...
Scholten was born in Iowa, but he was living in Seattle last year when Trump was elected president. He said he was inspired by the Seattle Women's March to get more involved in the political process. “I just got so moved by the passion and raw energy that happened — I had a moment of clarity,” he said.
He said the Boulton campaign had a “core group” of 700 supporters it wanted to get elected delegates to county conventions and accomplished at least that. ... Unlike during presidential caucuses, the off year caucuses typically don't break into preference groups to elect delegates based on the candidates ...
Those we spoke with say people need to get more involved with their elected officials. “We elect all of these officials but then what we do is we let them go after that,” says Brad Barber, of Clear Lake. “They do their thing. Now we do have some level of trust with them, but we as citizens need to go to the city ...
Steve Pope/Getty Images U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a Victory Tour Rally, on December 8, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. ... Why Iowa has turned against Trump and Republicans is a mystery that both parties are eager to figure out ahead of the 2018 midterms, looking to understand whether ...
“I look forward to the next two years,” Throgmorton said after being elected. “At the same time, I recognize we're going to face some significant challenges. Some, I think, will come from outside of Iowa City from other levels of government.” Throgmorton pointed to President Donald Trump's executive orders ...
Amanda DeJong is the new director of Iowa FSA; Annette Sweeney is new ... She was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives where she ...
He wrote: "If the state flag is to change it will be up to the people or the elected representatives. The public sentiment continues to change and I ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Injured junior forward Nicholas Baer has become ... the season began, backup guard Christian Williams elected to transfer.
Wintersteen, the first female president of Iowa State, coined this phrase .... Joni Ernst stepped into her position as Iowa's first woman elected to ...
DES MOINES — One Cedar Rapids lawyer was elected to the Iowa ... Each of Iowa's eight judicial districts elect a representative to serve on ...
Mazahir Salih, an immigrant from Sudan and resident of Iowa City is thought to be the first Sudanese-American elected to government in the ...
St. Anthony Regional Hospital's Chief of Staff and Cardiologist, Dr. Kyle Ulveling, has been elected to chair the Iowa Board of Medicine. He was ...
Iowa City's newest council member, Mazahir Salih, may be the first Sudanese-American to hold elected office in the United States. Salih ...
Mazahir Salih, at-large candidate for Iowa City Council, hugs her husband, ... IOWA CITY — Two familiar faces were re-elected to the Iowa City ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Iowa Senator and Congressman recently visited Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Iraq to thank those serving our nation ...
IOWA FALLS — Outgoing Hansen Family Hospital CEO Cherelle ... JOHNSTON — The Iowa Bankers Association elected officers and directors ...
Voters citywide elect the at-large council representative. ... in Ward 5 to replace Ron Welper, who elected not to seek a fifth term this year. ... Jim Brown and retired University of Northern Iowa speech professor and frequent city ...


 

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