Iowa lawmaker drives tractor to statehouse to honor grandpa

After a 15-hour day at the Iowa State Capitol Tuesday, Rep. Rob Taylor climbed aboard his tractor and made his way through a nearly deserted downtown Des Moines toward home. The Republican from West Des Moines opted to trade in his usual ride for the tractor, just for the day, to honor his grandfather’s 84th [...] Read more »

Taylor: Schools get first bite of pie

House Republicans released their 2016 general fund budget targets, and for the fifth year in a row, we have proposed a budget that spends less than the state will take in. For fiscal year 2016, the state would spend $7,168,144,634. This amounts to a 2.48 percent increase in state spending and spends 99.9 percent of [...] Read more »

State Rep. Rob Taylor will seek reelection, won’t run for Congress or Sec’y of State

State Rep. Rob Taylor will seek reelection to the Iowa House, after thinking long and hard about a run for higher office. Taylor, R-West Des Moines, announced his decision in a statement provided to the Des Moines Register. He said he was encouraged in recent weeks to consider running both for the Congressional seat that [...] Read more »


West Des Moines, IA – Today, Representative Rob Taylor announced he is running for re-election to the Iowa House. Taylor said, “Last week the Iowa Legislature gaveled in to continue work for the people of Iowa. As I reflected last week, I couldn’t help but be humbled by the faith that my constituents have put [...] Read more »

Rep. Taylor Welcomes Students to Iowa Capitol

Rep. Rob Taylor of Waukee welcomed a couple of students to the statehouse this week. State Reps. Rob Taylor (R-Waukee) and Jake Highfill (R-Johnston) welcomed students Olivia Paschke from Waukee and Emerson Kleis from Grimes to the state capitol Wednesday. The girls were given a tour of the capitol and led the Pledge of Allegiance [...] Read more »

Taylor Ready for Freshman Session

West Des Moines Republican brings experience in business, education to House Rob Taylor will be thinking of his own experiences in small business as he tackles issues at the Statehouse this legislative session. The West Des Moines Republican defeated Democrat Eric Brenneman to represent the newly-created House District 44, which includes portions of West Des [...] Read more »

Taste of Iowa Brewhaha

You’re Invited! Dr. Christi Taylor welcomes you to a Taste of Iowa Fundraiser TUESDAY, OCT. 2, 2012 6 – 8:30 p.m. At the home of Dr. Christi & Rob Taylor 495 77th Place West Des Moines, IA Please RSVP to Dr. Christi Taylor at Read more »

Satellite Voting Locations for Dallas County

Dallas County residents wishing to cast an absentee ballot for the November 6 elections may do so at any of the following satellite locations. Same-day voter registration and registration changes may be made at the satellite locations when casting your ballot. In addition to the locations shown, you may also cast your absentee ballot during [...] Read more »

Yard Signs Are In!

If you live in the Dallas County portion of West Des Moines, Clive or Waukee, you would be a great help to the campaign by requesting a yard sign today! Just fill out the form on our Contact/Volunteer page: and select the yard sign option. Thank you for your support and help towards a November [...] Read more »

Taylor Goes Door Knocking in 100+ Degree Temperatures

It’s 104 degrees and you’re running for office. What do you do? You go door knocking. At least that’s what Rob Taylor did Monday night. Taylor is running for the Iowa House in District 44 against West Des Moines firefighter Eric Brenneman. The district includes the Dallas County portions of Waukee, West Des Moines and [...] Read more »

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