(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions Tuesday.  The following appointees are not paid and are not subject to Senate confirmation:

Capitol Planning Commission:

Annette Renaud, Ankeny


City Finance Committee:

Jacob Anderson, Van Meter

Thomas Dryg, Bettendorf

Lisa Fraiser, Newton

Carrie Kruse, Windsor Heights


Des Moines, IA - State Senator Nate Boulton, Democratic candidate for governor, made the following statement in response to Gov. Reynolds appointing her father, Charles Strawn in district 5A, to the state judicial nominating panel.

Polling Thousands Of High School Seniors Across The State, Fred Earned The Most Support Among Democratic Candidates For Governor

Hubbell Received Over 7% More Support Than His Closest Democratic Contender

Friday, May 25, 11 a.m.; Broadcast at 7:30 p.m.

Galena, Illinois Bill Fawell, Republican candidate for the 17th Congressional District in Illinois, said that Facebook censored his Elect Fawell Facebook page in his run for a seat in the United States Congress. Fawell calls for Mark Zuckerman to step down from Facebook and that it come under heavy regulation.

Live statewide broadcast Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m.

Questions remain unanswered about Reynolds’ method of travel.

Meeting With Farmers And Agricultural Workers From Audubon To Allamakee, Fred Will Discuss His Commitment To Standing Up For Iowa’s Farmer And Protecting Our Economic Future

As Trump’s Trade War Targets Iowa’s Leading Exports, Fred Will Make Bilateral Trade Partnerships To Protect Iowa’s Vital Export Markets

Davenport, IA - State Senator Nate Boulton, Democratic candidate for Governor, will hold a second town hall focused on Medicaid in Davenport. The town hall will feature personal stories from eastern Iowans who attend the event. This town hall will be the second in a series of three that Boulton is holding around the state to make sure that Iowans’ struggles with Reynolds’ privatized Medicaid scheme are heard.

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will host a two-day College Voter Engagement Summit this Friday and Saturday at the State Capitol to help prepare students for the 2018 elections and identify best practices for non-partisan voter registration drives on campus.