(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg unveiled the most significant tax reform package in decades on Tuesday, providing immediate relief to middle class workers, small business owners, farmers, families and teachers across Iowa, making good on the commitment she made in her swearing in address last May and again in her Condition of the State address in January.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all state flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Monday, February 19, 2018, to honor the murdered and injured in Wednesday’s tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The governor’s order is issued in conjunction with President Donald Trump’s order to lower all United States flags to half-staff for the same length of time.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg announced on Monday the launch of a new campaign to educate Iowans on the importance of reporting suspicious activity.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg announced the fourth annual Give Back Iowa Challenge Monday. The challenge is issued to employers and runs from April 1-May 31, 2018, to engage Iowans in employer-supported volunteering.

“Volunteerism is an integral part of what it means to be an Iowan,” Gov. Reynolds said. “Through service, Iowans are making the lives of others better and meeting community challenges, while also transforming their own lives.”

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with victims’ rights advocates, law enforcement members, elected county officials and legislators, launched a campaign on Monday to place a constitutional amendment creating equal rights for victims on Iowa’s ballot.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the following bill into law on Wednesday:

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced on Monday that registration for the Governor’s 2018 Future Ready Iowa Summit will open on Thursday, February 1, 2018.

The summit will bring together leaders from business and industry, education, nonprofits, elected officials, students and others to amplify the public conversation about transforming education and the workforce, with a focus on expanding work-based learning and computer science instruction.

Speakers include:

(DES MOINES) – Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Director Chuck Gipp, attended the White House Conference on Rural Prosperity on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. They were joined by Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and numerous other administration officials.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds, joined by Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and state business and education leaders, signed Executive Order No. 1 on Monday establishing the Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-Based Learning.

“We have to think longer term about how to help all K-12 students connect what they learn in the classroom to future careers,” Gov. Reynolds said. “Expanding work-based learning is an essential step in that direction."

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