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GOP: 2017 Session Opening Remarks

GOP: 2017 Session Opening Remarks

2017 Session Opening Remarks Monday marked the first day of the 2017 legislative session and I offered the following remarks to the members of the Iowa House: Thank you Madam Speaker. Madam Speaker, Ladies and Gentlemen of the House. It is my great honor to welcome you, your families, and friends back to the Statehouse to…

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GOP: The House is in Order

GOP: The House is in Order

The House is in Order! Excitement and optimism filled the air this week in Des Moines as we called the 87th General Assembly to order.  The week was largely ceremonial with speeches from legislative leaders, the Governor, and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.  Even…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – January 12, 2017

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – January 12, 2017

A new version of the January 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing: Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter – January 12 In this edition: Governor Branstad Unveils FY 2018, 2019 Budget Proposals Future Ready Iowa –What is it? Changing the…

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Dems: Senate Democrats applaud Iowa Chief Justice’s speech

Leaders of the Iowa Senate today responded positively to Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady’s annual State of the Judiciary address, and say that proposed cuts by Branstad/Reynolds threaten…

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GOP: Senate President Jack Whitver’s Opening Day Remarks 2017

Good morning.  It is an honor and a privilege to be elected as the new Senate President. And, like all of you, being elected to serve the great people of…

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GOP: Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix’s Opening Day Remarks 2017

Today, we embark on a new direction for the State of Iowa. It will be a journey that creates optimism and a stronger financial footing for our great state.

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Dems: 2017 Opening Day Remarks by Senate Democratic Leader Rob Hogg

Good morning, Mr. President, Mr. Majority Leader, returning Senate colleagues, new Senate colleagues, Senate staff, family, friends, and fellow Iowans. Today, I want to begin with a few personal observations. …

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Dems: 2017 Session: Opening Day Remarks

2017 Session Opening Day Remarks House Democratic Leader Mark Smith Thank you, Madam Speaker. Let me begin my remarks with a humble congratulations to you and your colleagues because the…

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GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Opening Remarks for the 87th General Assembly

GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Opening Remarks for the 87th General Assembly

(DES MOINES) – House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow (R-Windsor Heights) delivered opening remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: Thank…

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