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NFIB Endorses Nunn for Congress

NFIB Endorses Nunn for Congress

Congressional Candidate, Former State Senator, and combat veteran Zach Nunn announced this week the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) endorsed his campaign for Congress. The NFIB is currently the nation’s most prominent small business organization. Their endorsement comes right after a small business roundtable hosted by Zach Nunn, where pressing issues such as inflation and...

My Work for Iowa is Just Getting Started

My Work for Iowa is Just Getting Started

I’m Ashley Hinson. I was born and raised in Iowa, and now my husband Matt and I are raising our two boys, Max (11) and Jax (9), in Marion. Before running for office, I was an on-air reporter at KCRG-TV 9 in Cedar Rapids, where I covered our highs and lows — from the...

U.S. Officially Enters Recession Under Biden

U.S. Officially Enters Recession Under Biden

These figures represent a marked turnaround from the economic resurgence that Biden inherited when he first assumed office. America’s GDP grew by 33.8 percent and 4.5 percent in the third and fourth quarters of 2020, when President Donald Trump was still in office; that growth continued into the first year of the Biden presidency until dropping off in the first half of 2022.

Sonya Heitshusen asks court to ban press from her preliminary hearing

Sonya Heitshusen asks court to ban press from her preliminary hearing

But it’s also not surprising. In addition to running for Iowa House, Heitshusen currently serves as Auditor Rob Sand’s Public Information Officer. In that role, she refused to answer this reporter’s questions because I don’t have a journalism degree. And under her watch, Sand’s office has refused to turn over emails with blogger Laura Belin, saying that Belin was somehow involved in an audit.

Franken Touts Minor Decrease in Gas Prices

Franken Touts Minor Decrease in Gas Prices

Democrat Senate candidate Mike Franken took to Twitter Sunday to tout “thirty-one days of consecutive price reductions” for gasoline. Price of regular gasoline in Des Moines this morning is $3.95/gal. Thirty-one days of consecutive price reductions. It's also a sunny...