IOWA FALLS, IOWA (September 28, 2020) Iowa voters have a one-stop shop to compare their views on science, the environment, climate change, energy, and mental health with those of candidates in the November 3 election.

WASHINGTON DC (September 28, 2020) At a recent virtual awards ceremony hosted by America’s Service Commissions (ASC), it was announced that Representative Dave Loebsack was named a 2020 Friend of America’s Service Commissions.

Q: What action did the Trump administration take to boost biofuels?

A: Federal law requires the US fuel supply to contain a minimum volume of renewable fuel, which helps petroleum fuels burn more cleanly and replaces a petroleum-based substance that was used for that purpose but was found to cause cancer.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 18, 2020) Secretary of State Paul Pate has partnered with the US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to conduct election preparedness exercises for Iowa counties on Thursday.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 15, 2020)  Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate encourages Iowans to register to vote or update their registration in conjunction with National Voter Registration Month, which runs through September 30. Additionally, Tuesday, September 22 is National Voter Registration Day.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 15, 2020) Roxanna Moritz, Scott County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, announced today the addition of a new GIS tool which shows the number of absentee ballots requested in Scott County. The tool will also display the number of ballots as they are returned by voters.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 14, 2020)  Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied small-refinery gap-year exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, adhering to the President’s commitment of 15 billion gallons of blended biofuels for the nation’s fuel supply per year:

WASHINGTON DC (September 10, 2020)  Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley and Senator Joni Ernst (both R-IA) today sent a 

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 4, 2020) Iowans will begin receiving absentee ballot-request forms from the Secretary of State’s Office this weekend. Sec Paul Pate is sending the forms statewide to active registered voters ahead of the November general election to encourage social distancing at polling places during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 3, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation, as required by Iowa law, directing that the general election on November 3, 2020, include the question whether to call a constitutional convention to propose amendments to the Iowa Constitution.