Government Affairs

The Des Moines Register featured a great story about the positive impact of wind energy on Iowa's employment market, especially for wind turbine technicians. Read more


We love it when Iowa is used as an example of how renewable energy is used well. Does it get any better than Apple Chairman calls our power grid world class? Read more


As the Iowa legislature looked to rewrite energy laws, ISETA CEO Tim Dwight penned a compelling op-ed about why solar is important it Iowa's energy growth strategy. Read more


Dave Price from WHO-TV took a deeper look at credit unions and taxes. Read more


Today marks the beginning of the 2018 Session of the 87th Iowa General Assembly, and the PolicyWorks team looks forward to working with lawmakers at the Capitol. Read more


Jessica Maldonado, our public affairs manager, recently lost her father. She reflects about what she learned from him in a piece for the Business Record. Read more


Dale Owen, CEO of Ascentra Credit Union in Bettendorf, wrote an opinion piece for the Quad City Times that talks about why credit unions should maintain their current tax status. Read more


Iowa Solar Energy president Tim Dwight wrote about about solar energy's impact on Iowa's job market and economy. The editorial ran in the Cedar Rapids Gazette. Read more


Iowa State Senator Dan Dawson addressed Google's Get Your Business Online event in Council Bluffs. The event helped small businesses use Google's suite of online tools. Read more


Jon Kallen, Managing Partner of Jennings Kallen Advisors and former MidAmerican Energy employee, authored a recent opinion editorial in the Des Moines Register to set straight some misinformation provided by out of state authors about Iowa wind energy. Read more


Mike Fisher, Vice President at Impact7G, authored a guest editorial for the Cedar Rapids Gazette to clear up information after President Trump's remarks. Read more


PolicyWorks staffer authored an opinion editorial for the Business Record's Lift publication about how Governor Kim Reynolds' inaugural speech resonated with her and what it means for women in leadership. Read more


Today, Governor Branstad signed Fail First legislation that ensures patients get the prescription drugs they need when they need them. Read more


PolicyWorks worked with our client, the Polk County Medical Society, and other medical organizations to get a bill enacted that... Read more


John Cacciatore, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for PolicyWorks, was recognized as a Honorary Pioneer Lawmaker of Iowa at the state Capitol on April 5. Read more


PolicyWorks staffer Jessica Maldonado highlights the need for more civility in politics and the workplace in a recent guest editorial for the Des Moines Business Record's "Lift Iowa" publication. Here is an excerpt: Read more


Google unveiled a new mural at its data center in Iowa today as part of the Data Center Mural Project, a partnership with local artists to bring a bit of the magic from inside data centers to the outside world. Google also announced a $50,000 grant to the Council Bluffs Community School District (CBCSD) to support arts education. Read more


A talented student in Bettendorf, IA could soon have her art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions to see. Google is announcing the 53 state and territory winners in its ninth annual Doodle 4 Google competition, a contest open to K-12 students across the United States to redesign the Google logo inspired by the theme “What I see for the future...” Read more


Iowa families are fighting for a bill they say would prevent patients from suffering through a little-known insurance policy called “step therapy.” Read more

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