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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 29, 2017

June 30, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 29, 2017

A new version of the June 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 6-29-17 Auditor Gives Budget Passing Grade IEDA Tax Incentive Series: Targeted Jobs Withholding Tax Credit How to Acquire a Medical Cannabidiol Registration Card Iowa’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit All House Republican newsletters…

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GOP: Notable Bills in Effect July 1, 2017

June 26, 2017
GOP: Notable Bills in Effect July 1, 2017

The following is a list of notable bills that will be going into effect on July 1st. Click here to see a PDF version of this list Agriculture House File 469 – SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS – changed prior law that only allows one soil conservation and water quality district commissioner to live in the same…

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GOP: Protecting Iowans from Drug Addiction

June 26, 2017
GOP: Protecting Iowans from Drug Addiction

Protecting Iowans from Drug Addiction America’s opioid epidemic continues to worsen, and is spreading rapidly across the country. Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50, the majority of which come from heroin and other opioids.  While Iowa’s prescription drug abuse rate is lower than the US average,…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 15, 2017

A new version of the June 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 6-15-17 In this edition: The Budget Lesson Democrats and the Radical Left Want You to Ignore: Connecticut Iowa’s Stopgap Measure: A Temporary Solution to the ACA’s Permanent, Growing Problem Money is Being…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 2, 2017

A new version of the June 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 6-1-17 In this edition: Workers’ Compensation Reform: What are Other States Doing? IEDA Tax Incentive Series: High Quality Jobs Program Legislature Increases School Funding by $40 Million Dollars The Future of RIIF…

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GOP: Upmeyer Issues Statement on Gubernational Transition

May 24, 2017
GOP: Upmeyer Issues Statement on Gubernational Transition

(DES MOINES) – Today House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) issued the following statement regarding the gubernatorial transition: “I’d like to thank Governor Branstad for his decades of public service to the people of Iowa and congratulate him on his appointment as Ambassador to China.  The future of our state is on a bright path…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – May 18, 2017

A new version of the May 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 5-18-17 In this edition: Worker’s Compensation Update Providing Flexibility and Local Control for School Districts An Overview of Iowa’s New Collective Bargaining Law Medical Cannabidiol will be Grown, Produced, and Sold in…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – April 20, 2017

April 21, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – April 20, 2017

A new version of the April 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 4-20-17 In this Edition: How Iowa’s Ending Balance Has been Used Judiciary Bills Signed by the Governor House Passes RIIF Budget Bill Public Input Sought on Fine Arts Standards All House Republican newsletters…

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GOP: Meet Katie

April 14, 2017
GOP: Meet Katie

Meet Katie In this week’s newsletter, I would like to introduce our office page this session, Miss Katie Simpson from Spencer, Iowa. We selected Katie to serve as a leadership page this session for many reasons including her attention to detail and bright personality, and she proved to be an invaluable asset to our office.…

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GOP: Meet Rachel

April 14, 2017
GOP: Meet Rachel

Meet Rachel We’ve finally had some nice weather and farmers will soon be headed out to the fields for planting. When farmers head back to the fields, that’s normally a good indication that our work in Des Moines is coming to an end.  That continues to hold true this year. We are wrapping up the…

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