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  • Reliable evidence

    Jury duty. Those two words stir a variety of reactions. Most value a justice system which includes decisions made by a group of one’s peers. They just ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Appropriations committee to place focus on output, not inputs during 2015

    With the directive from the speaker to find ways for state government to do less but do its core functions better, the House Appropriations Committee ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Political dedication

    Recently, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds took their oaths of office. I had the privilege of offering the benediction at the inauguratio ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Budget principles, proposal

    2015-16 House budget principlesHouse Republicans are committed to these principles to produce a bala ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Reader Poll

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    Winter sports/activities