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BRENNA BIRD SETS GOALS AS NEW IOWA ATTY. GENERAL

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BRENNA BIRD WILL TAKE OVER MONDAY AS IOWA’S ATTORNEY GENERAL, THE FIRST REPUBLICAN TO HOLD THE OFFICE IN 40 YEARS.

BIRD’S CENTRAL CAMPAIGN PROMISE WAS TO — IN HER WORDS — SEE JOE BIDEN IN COURT.

BIRD1 OC……..OVERREACH.” :09

BIRD IS STILL DEVELOPING A PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE OFFICE, BUT ONE OF HER FIRST MOVES WILL BE TO ASK THE STATE LEGISLATURE TO APPROVE FUNDING FOR MORE PROSECUTORS:

BIRD2 OC……..TAKE TO COURT.” :07

BIRD PLANS TO REVIEW THE STATE’S CRIME VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:

BIRD3 OC….:AWAY WITH MURDER.” ::18

BIRD ALSO WANTS TO ESTABLISH WHAT SHE CALLS A “SPECIAL VICTIM’S UNIT” IN THE OFFICE.

BIRD4 OC………BROUGHT TO JUSTICE.” :08

BIRD HAS ANNOUNCED HER TOP DEPUTY WILL BE SAM LANGHOLZ, WHO HAD SERVED AS CHIEF LEGAL COUNSEL FOR GOVERNOR REYNOLDS UNTIL OUTGOING ATTORNEY GENERAL TOM MILLER HIRED HIM IN 2021.