DES MOINES, IOWA (April 26, 2024) — Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg will induct the 2024 Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame members and present the Excellence in Mentoring awards to two individuals in a ceremony at the Iowa State Capitol building on Tuesday, April 30, 3PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 20, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following open letter to the state of Iowa:

A strong education system is foundational to Iowa’s future, which is why school choice continues to be a priority of mine and of families across our great state.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 20, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced additional staff to join her current administration.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 18, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has released the following statement in response to the Iowa Senate Committee on Education and Iowa House Education Reform Committee passing the Students First Act:

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 17, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced $40 million in funding to help complete Phase 2 of Iowa State University (ISU)’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL).

The Governor has also proposed in her budget an additional $20M from the Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure Fund (RIIF) $10M in FY24 and $10M in FY25 — to total $60M in state support for the VDL project.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 13, 2023) – Governor Kim Reynolds delivered her 2023 Swearing-In Speech today. 

Below are her remarks as prepared for delivery:


Madam President, Mr Speaker, Lt Governor, legislative leaders and members, justices and judges, distinguished guests, family, friends, my fellow Iowans:

I’m so honored to be here. I want to start by saying, “Thank you.”

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 12, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement today in response to Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen appointing former Governor Pete Ricketts to the US Senate:

“As his neighboring Governor and friend, I saw firsthand the hard work and dedication Pete Ricketts put in to deliver on his promises for Nebraskans. Republican Governors know how to get things done, and Pete will bring that leadership to Washington.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 12, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced a total of $4 million in grant awards to assist the communities of Burlington, Grinnell, Keokuk, Mason City, and Washington in the rehabilitation of a total of 131 owner-occupied and rental homes through the Home Rehabilitation Block Grant Pilot Program.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 12, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced her appointment of Blake Norman as a district judge in Judicial Election District 2A.

Norman, of Garner, Iowa, currently serves as the Hancock County Attorney. Norman received his undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa and his law degree from the Drake University Law School with high honors. 

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 11, 2023) — Yesterday, Governor Kim Reynolds announced during her Condition of the State address a new $15 million round of funding targeted at growing Registered Apprenticeship (RA) programs across high-demand fields in health-care. The expanded Health Careers Registered Apprenticeship Program will support more programs that help Iowa meet the demand of its health-care workforce.