DES MOINES, IOWA (July 28, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions.

The following appointments are subject to Senate confirmation:

Bioscience Development Board

Rebecca Fusselman, Story

Board of Chiropractic

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 25, 2022) — Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg of Iowa has become Chair-Elect of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) at the organization’s annual meeting. Lt Gov Gregg will serve one year in the position of Chair Elect and then assume the Chairmanship of the organization at an Annual Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, in August of 2023.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 21, 2022) — Hy-Vee has announced it has joined a statewide coalition to end human trafficking in Iowa. The Iowa Businesses Against Trafficking (IBAT) initiative is spearheaded by Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate. Hy-Vee and Sec Pate’s office are working together to raise awareness about this form of modern-day slavery and finding ways to prevent human trafficking.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 12, 2022) — Scott County Auditor, Kerri Tompkins announced today that the filing period for candidates for non-party political organizations (NPPOs) and candidates nominated by petition for the upcoming General Election, held on November 8, 2022, has been modified to run from Monday, August 8, to Wednesday, August 31, 5PM. Non-party political organizations in Iowa include the Libertarian Party and the Green Party.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 30, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces the cost of fees for businesses filing with his office will be reduced, beginning July 1. Uniform Commercial Code filings will be cut in half and Biennial Report fees for most entities will be reduced by $15.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 24, 2022) — Iowans can now submit new notary commission applications online through the Fast Track Filing system, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has announced. This addition will allow notaries to apply for a new commission from the comfort of their home, without having to scan in documents any longer.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 22, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the following three bills into law:

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 21, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds announced the appointment of James “JC” Risewick to the Iowa Board of Regents, effective today, following the vacancy with the passing of Milt Dakovich in February 2022.

Risewick serves as the President and COO of Seneca Companies in Des Moines, where he’s served in several roles in the past fifteen years. Risewick volunteers through ChildServe and Impact Iowa’s Heroes and was named Forty Under 40 in the class of 2014.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 17, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds signed the following bills into law:

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 17, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement today in response to the Iowa Supreme Court’s abortion ruling:

“Today’s ruling is a significant victory in our fight to protect the unborn. The Iowa Supreme Court reversed its earlier 2018 decision, which made Iowa the most abortion-friendly state in the country. Every life is sacred and should be protected, and as long as I’m governor that is exactly what I will do.”