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Iowa State Auditor Candidate Jon Neiderbach Looks To “Shake Up Iowa Government”

Iowa State Auditor candidate Jon Neiderbach (D)

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The road to office is paved with handshakes, smiles and conversations over a cup of coffee. Iowa State Auditor candidate Jon Neiderbach (D) is no different than those other candidates seeking office. The campaign to become state auditor isn’t filled with high dollars, high drama or a media spotlight and the scrutiny […]

Representatives Diane Black (R-TN) & Ann Wagner (R-MO) Campaign for Dr. Miller-Meeks

Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks at a recent fund-raiser in Iowa City.

Two Day Visit With Stops In Bettendorf, Mt. Pleasant, Ottumwa, Oskaloosa, & Iowa City OTTUMWA, IOWA – Today, Dr. Miller-Meeks is proud to announce that Representatives Diane Black, R-Tennessee & Ann Wagner, R-Missouri will be joining her on the campaign trail this Wednesday and Thursday for stops across Iowa’s Second Congressional District. “I’m delighted that […]

Bob Quast for Term Limits

Bob Quast (D) is running a write-in campaign against Bruce Braily (D) to be the Democrat nominee to replace Senator Tom Harkin.

A Declaration of an Independent VICTORY FOR IOWA! Iowa voters now have a third and best choice for their next US Senator – Bob Quast! “Bob Quast for Term Limits” has been certified by Iowa’s Secretary of State, offering every Iowan a dynamic and independent option on the Nov 4 ballot. Iowans can now turn […]

Voters Help Determine The November Landscape

Joni Ernst defeated 4 of her fellow Republicans in the open US Senate seat. (file photo)

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The voters around the State of Iowa and Mahaska County headed to the polls on Tuesday, June 3rd to help set the political landscape that will make up the general election in November. Henry “Willie” Van Weelden and Mark Doland each scored enough of the votes to break the 35% needed to […]

US Senate Candidate Scott Schaben Visits Oskaloosa

Republican candidate for US Senate Scott Schaben

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Getting attention is the name of politics, and those are usually obtained by having vastly different ideas from the norm, or by having deep enough pockets. Scott Schaben is a Republican candidate working to replace Tom Harkin (D) in the U.S. Senate. He was also in Oskaloosa on Saturday talking about why […]


Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Sam Clovis

Sioux City – Sam Clovis, candidate for the U.S. Senate, will be at the Oskaloosa Pizza Ranch on Saturday, May 24th at 12 noon for a Pizza & Politics luncheon. “I look forward to being back in Oskaloosa to meet with the voters of this area,” said Sam Clovis. “I truly appreciate the opportunity to […]

Miller-Meeks Sees Health Care Law Impacting Employment

Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R) talks with a group of women at Smokey Row this past week.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The primary is fast approaching, and candidates for all offices are making themselves available for the voting public. Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R) is out campaigning for her chance to represent the Republican party against Congressman Dave Loebsack for the 2nd Congressional District in November. This is Miller-Meeks’ second campaign stop in Oskaloosa […]

Vander Linden Wraps Up Legislative Session

Vander Linden

(DES MOINES)—The Iowa Legislature concluded its work on Thursday, May 1 after spending 109 days doing the work of Iowans. Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) focused on bipartisan legislation to effectively manage the state budget, create certainty for hardworking Iowa taxpayers, families and employers and expand opportunities for Iowa’s veterans. These priorities included: · A […]

Rozenboom Newsletter (5/2/2014)

Ken Rozenboom (R) at his desk in the Iowa Senate Chambers.

by Sen. Ken Rozenboom On the first day of the 2014 Legislative session we listened to opening day remarks stressing the importance of strengthening Iowa’s economy and creating new career opportunities. These were two common themes being discussed prior to the start of the session. However, those themes were shelved early, never gaining any traction […]

Sheets Snapshot – May 1

Rep. Larry Sheets (R) (photo by Don Hubbard)

by Rep. Larry Sheets The Iowa House officially adjourned on Thursday, May 1st. We’ve been debating late into the night to finish the Peoples’ business and prevent monkey business. I am against spending your money to subsidize ventures that can’t stand on their own. Solar panels and windmills can’t reduce peak electric demand on an […]

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