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May 6&7: Spending Accountability Tour

May 08, 2013 J

On Monday, I ate lunch with a crowd of conservatives in West Des Moines. With 17 people in attendance, our discussion managed to cover a wide range of topics from the gas tax to education reform. Towards the end of the meal, the conversation started turning until we arrived at a great question; what are [...]

May 3: Spending Accountability Tour

May 06, 2013 J

Yesterday morning I left Des Moines and drove north into whiteout conditions. The first stop of the day was Hampton, Iowa where we sat in a small café, drank coffee and talked about the issues of the day. As we have been doing, I asked what the local issues were. Unlike many of our other [...]

May 1: Spending Accountability Tour

May 01, 2013 J

The Spending Accountability Tour stopped in Ames, Iowa with Congressman Steve King. We packed a room with over 40 people and had at least 4 media outlets cover the event. We had to open windows in the restaurant so people could hear from outside the meeting room! I spoke about the outrageous spending that has [...]

April 30: Spending Accountability Tour

May 01, 2013 J

It was an early morning for the AFP-Iowa team. We hit the road at 6:00 AM to head to Council Bluffs. It was a great drive and we enjoyed hearing people honk in support of tax and spending cuts! We had a great crowd over breakfast in Council Bluffs. I shared our concern with the [...]

April 26: Spending Accountability Tour

April 27, 2013

Today we put another +400 miles on the Prosperity ‘Burb with stops in Pocahontas, Ft. Dodge and Eagle Grove where we continue to hear concerns that government spending is the number one concern to Iowans. In Pocahontas we heard more disappointment with politicians that see tax payers as an unending source for more bad ideas [...]

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