All Posts Tagged With: "Erik Helland"

TCR Report Preview For January 12

TCR Report PromoTomorrow is Governor Culver’s big Condition of the State speech (or “State of the State” speach, which some have dubbed an “SOS”).  We will be at the Statehouse watching the speech, providing commentary here at The Conservative Reader: Iowa, at The Des Moines Register’s web site and on The Conservative Reader Report (www.desmoineslocallive.com) in the afternoon at 3:00 PM.

On the show I will have Iowa House Member Erik Helland from Polk County, and Senator Shawn Hamerlinck from Senate District 42 (parts of Scott and Clinton Counties), along with Kim Lehman, President of Iowa Right to Life and Iowa’s Committee Woman to the Republican National Committee (RNC).

During the first hour we’ll be talking about the Condition of the State speech, along with …


2010 Iowa General Assembly Preview

gavelMonday is the first day of the 2010 session of the Iowa Legislature.  Over the past month or so I’ve had an opportunity on my internet radio show The Conservative Reader Report to discuss the upcoming session with a few local Republican House Members, including Peter Cownie, Erik Helland, and Chris Hagenow.  All of them had the same message we’ve been hearing via the press: this year’s session will be about the Budget.

These Republicans also stated their support for giving Iowan’s the right to vote for a Constitutional Amendment to define marriage, despite the fact that it appears unlikely such an opportunity will exist in the 2010 session. Mike Grandstall has already stated that he will not allow …


Upcoming Conservative Reader Report December 1 2009 – Guest Erik Helland, Iowa House Member

Erik HellandJoin us this Tuesday from 3 to 5 at Des Moines Local Live for The Conservative Reader Report!  Our guest will be Republican Erik Helland, representative from Iowa House District 69, which covers the northern part of Polk County and includes the towns of Sheldahl, Alleman, Elkhart, Polk City, Johnston, Grimes, and Saylorille.  The state of the Iowa Budget, the upcoming 2010 legislative session, and your questions will be included in our discussion with Erik. 

We will also be talking about the latest Iowa Poll results on how Iowan’s perceive themselves politically, government and business issues of the day, and your opinions. 

Join the conversation by entering the chatroom or calling the studio at 888-327-1007 or 515-327-1007.  You can also participate by twittering me …


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