Rep. Tyler Olson announces withdrawl

State Representative Tyler Olson announced he will withdraw from the Governors race.   The Cedar Rapids Gazzette notes that frontrunner Tryler Olson will no longer seek the nomination for Governor. “Nothing changes” is the official response to Rep. Tyler Olson’s decision to drop out of the race for the Democratic nomination for governor. Olson, considered […]

Cong Latham will not seek reelection

Ten-term Congressman Tom Latham surprised many in Iowa Tuesday when he announced he would not seek another term in 2014.  In an article by Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa, his letter makes the announcement.   Surprise announcement: Latham will not seek reelection in 2014 December 17, 2013 By O. Kay Henderson A shocking announcement from one of […]

2014 Iowa Legislative Session

Rod Boshart of the Cedar Rapids gazette recently wrote about expectations for the 2014 Iowa Legislative session… DES MOINES – Any issue that hopes to move in the split-control Iowa Legislature next year will have to develop bipartisan support early to pass in an election-year session that may not span the full 100 days that […]