DES MOINES, IOWA (January 27, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird led a bipartisan coalition of seven Attorneys-General urging the Biden Administration to follow the law and respond to the request of Governor Kim Reynolds and seven other Governors that the EPA issue regulations allowing the sale of year-round E15 ethanol gasoline in their States.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 27, 2023) — The American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten gave the following statement to Fox Business:

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (January 24, 2023) — Representative Eric Sorensen (IL-17) announced the launch of his Valentines for Veterans drive. Residents, schools, and organizations in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District are invited to create handmade Valentine’s cards and deliver them to Rep Sorensen’s district office in Rock Island starting on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, through Thursday, February 9, 2023, at 5PM CT.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 24, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement in response to the Iowa House and Senate passing the Students First Act:

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

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 13, 2023) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate took his official oath of office for his fourth term on January 13 in the Rotunda of the Iowa Capitol Building. Upon taking his oath of office, Sec Pate has become the second-longest serving Secretary of State in Iowa history.

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 13, 2023) Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate presented awards on behalf of the Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking to outstanding community members combating human trafficking across the state on Thursday at the Iowa Capitol Building.

Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation in recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month which was also presented at the event.

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.

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