• Silencing Iowans


    Mowrer's latest project would weaken our voices in elections.


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  • Fiscal Discipline


    Priorities for Iowa issues statement on Iowa's December revenue projections.


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  • Informing Iowans


    Priorities for Iowa was formed by a non-partisan group of Iowans committed to educating and informing citizens on a variety of issues. We are focused on strengthening our economy, standing up for Iowa families, and defending our Iowa values.

Iowans will see health insurance premiums rise in the next year

From the Des Moines Register: Several thousand Iowans are receiving notices this week that their health insurance premiums could rise substantially next year. The letters went out to people who bought individual health insurance policies from CoOportunity Health or Coventry Health Care. The companies are the two main Iowa carriers selling insurance on the government’s …

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Braley surrogate calls hog castration ‘mutilating animals’

From Des Moines Register: Democratic state Sen. Steve Sodders joined the Bruce Braley campaign’s attack on Republican nominee Joni Ernst. During a news conference, Sodders referred to hog castration – a subject of Ernst’s ads – as “mutilating animals.” Seriously. “In part of her ad, she talks about mutilating animals and riding Harleys all the …

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Bruce Braley: A Look Back

Here at Priorities for Iowa, we have done just that with a movie that takes a trip down memory lane, highlighting some of Bruce Braley’s best moments Washington. As you can see, Bruce Braley has been good for Washington, but terrible for Iowa. If you’re concerned like us, that Washington Politicians are ruining our way …

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16,000 Iowans Will Have to Reapply Due to Website Error

From DesMoinesRegister.com: Nearly 16,000 Iowans who tried to apply for coverage via the trouble-plagued federal health-insurance website are being told to apply separately through the state Department of Human Services. The Friday afternoon announcement is the latest bout of bad news about the website, which is a key part of the Affordable Care Act. The …

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What To Watch Obamacare Coverage Beginning Jan. 1

From Politico.com: Here’s a guide to the “ruh-roh” moments health care experts will be watching for next week: Hey, I didn’t get signed up in time One potential problem that’s getting a lot of White House attention, thanks to all of the canceled health insurance policies, is that there could be people who tried to …

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Iowans Are Not Impressed With Obama and Obamacare

From DesMoinesRegister.com: Just 37 percent of voting-age Iowans approve of the job that Obama is doing in leading the nation, according to a new Des Moines Register Iowa Poll. Sixty-one percent disapprove, the high for his presidency, amid news reports about the malfunctioning website for his signature health insurance law, his broken pledge that Americans …

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Obama’s Loses The Key Supporters That Helped Win Him A Second Term, With Many Disapproving of Obamacare

From USAToday.com: Forty-five percent of 18- to 29-year-old Americans say they approve of the way Obama is handling his job; 46% disapprove of his job performance, according to a year-end USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll. The president’s approval rating with young Americans — which stood at 67% just ahead of his second inauguration less than …

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