GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019

In this edition:

  • 25 Years Later Iowa’s Landmark Welfare Reform Shows 78% Drop in Recipients
    • The centerpiece of the new program was an emphasis on work
  • Small Towns Big Winners with August Economic Development and Tourism Awards
    • The Enhance Iowa Board awarded $2,556,547 in Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grants
  • Placing More Doctors and Nurses in In-Need Rural Communities
    • The program provides loan repayment to medical students who agree to practice in an in-need rural area for at least 5 years
  • Legislature Provides Increases to Disability Providers
    • The legislature appropriates over $320 million annually to provide community living support to around 7,000 disabled Iowans

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