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Gov. Kim Reynolds supporting challenger to Cherokee State Rep. Dennis Bush

In the June 7 GOP primary, State Rep. Dennis Bush (R-Cherokee) will not have the support of sitting Gov. Kim Reynolds. Wednesday afternoon, Reynolds, who's running for re-election this year, announced via a statement that she'd endorsed Zach Dieken of Granville who is one of three candidates in the Iowa House District 5 race along with Bush and Thomas Kuiper of Sibley. The newly-drawn district takes in all of O'Brien and Osceola counties and parts of Buena Vista and Cherokee counties, including the city of Cherokee.
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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds' school voucher program fails to pass

The Iowa Legislature returned to the Capitol Monday to convene for what's expected to be the final week of the legislative session.Driving the news: Lawmakers on Monday decided the future of two major bills: school choice and bottle bill reform.State of play: Gov. Kim Reynolds' heavily pushed private school scholarship program is tabled following disagreement among House Republicans, according to the Register.The program would have diverted $55 million in public school funding for the creation of a state-run scholarship fund that low-income Iowans could use to attend private school.Yes, but: Lawmakers in rural areas said they were concerned the bill...
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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, school officials, lawmakers react to deadly school shooting in Texas

Condolences and calls for change poured in Tuesday from Iowa leaders and educators following the deadly shooting at a Texas elementary school. An 18-year-old shooter killed 19 students and two adults with a handgun at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday afternoon. The shooter is believed to have been killed by officers.  After the news broke, Gov. Kim Reynold's...

Gov Kim Reynolds Releases Statement on 2022 Legislative Session

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 25, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statements on the conclusion of the 2022 legislative session:. “This legislative session, I charged the House and Senate to work together to further advance Iowa’s strong growth through policies that cut taxes, invest in biofuels and strengthen our families, communities, schools, workforce, and economy. I’m proud that our state is leading the nation in many of these areas and delivering on the promises we made to the people of Iowa.

Governor Kim Reynolds announced a new Child Care Business Incentive Grant Program to encourage employers to offer child care as a benefit to their employees

Davenport, IA – According to the state officials, the Child Care Business Incentive Grant Program will provide a total of $25 million to support child care projects across the state. Sate officials have announced that $20 million will be utilized to support local infrastructure investments to build or expand...

Kim Reynolds has 13 times more cash on hand than Democratic competitor Deidre DeJear

Gov. Kim Reynolds' reelection campaign has 13 times more cash on hand than her Democratic competitor, new campaign filings show. Deidre DeJear, a Des Moines small business owner and the only Democrat challenging Reynolds, had $381,614 in the bank by May 14, the end of the first fundraising period. It's a far cry from DeJear's meager cash on hand at the beginning of 2022, when she reported just $8,547 saved.

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Signs E-15 Fuel Bill

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds says the bill she signed into law Tuesday sets the stage for the single largest expansion of biofuels in state history. It will significantly expand the number of Iowa gas stations that sell E-15 – fuel that has a 15-percent ethanol blend. Some stations can apply for waivers – but most have to start selling E-15 by 2026. Retailers will also have to offer B-20. That is diesel fuel with 20-percent of a soybean-based additive.

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law granting more protections to Iowa mobile home park residents

Residents who live in Iowa's mobile home parks will receive a slightly longer notice of rent increases or nonrenewal of leases under a law Gov. Kim Reynolds signed Tuesday. The new law, which includes several other tweaks to Iowa's mobile home park law, comes after years of residents asking for more protections from dramatic rent hikes that come with...