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Iowa Attorney General

Current State AG
Brenna Bird (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2023

Brenna Bird was sworn in as the 34th Iowa Attorney General in January 2023. Prior to election, AG Bird served as the Guthrie County Attorney from 2018 to 2022, where she had been a prosecutor from 2016 to 2018. From 2010 to 2015, she worked as Governor Terry Branstad’s legal counsel, and prior to that she was U.S. Rep. Steve King’s counsel and chief of staff. She has also served as president of the Iowa County Attorney Association.

Brenna Bird was sworn in as the 34th Iowa Attorney General in January 2023. Prior to election, AG Bird served as the Guthrie County Attorney from 2018 to 2022, where she had been a prosecutor from 2016 to 2018. From 2010 to 2015, she worked as Governor Terry Branstad’s legal counsel, and prior to that she was U.S. Rep. Steve King’s counsel and chief of staff. She has also served as president of the Iowa County Attorney Association.

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The AG is an elected position in Iowa.

  • Next Election:November 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none


Latest Iowa Attorney General News & Insights

Republican AGs Seek to Unplug the DOE’s Fuel-Economy Rule for Electric Vehicles

A group of 13 Republican AGs and the American Free Enterprise Chamber of Commerce filed a petition for review of the DOE’s Petroleum-Equivalent Fuel Economy Calculation final rule—which provides the procedures for calculating values for the fuel economy of electric vehicles. According to the petition for review, the DOE allegedly lacked authority to impose a…

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Republican AGs Challenge SEC’s Climate Disclosure Rule

A coalition of nine Republican AGs, led by Iowa AG Brenna Bird, has filed a petition for judicial review of the SEC’s climate related disclosure rule, which would require companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions. In the press release, the AGs assert that the new rule imposes unnecessary red tape and demands that business…

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TikTok’s Suitability for Children Questioned in New Lawsuit by Iowa AG

Iowa AG Brenna Bird filed a lawsuit against TikTok Inc. and affiliated entities alleging that the social media company violated state consumer protection laws by making deceptive representations to parents regarding the appropriateness of the TikTok app for children. The complaint alleges that TikTok falsely claims a “12+” age-range app rating—representing that the app contains…

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