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GOP: Opportunities and Challlenges

March 17, 2017
GOP: Opportunities and Challlenges

Opportunities and Challenges Our work to enact policies that move Iowa forward continued this week as we spent many hours on the floor in debate.  We passed several bills this week that will benefit the majority of Iowans and make our state a great place to raise a family or grow a business.  Here are…

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Wednesday, March 15

March 16, 2017
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Wednesday, March 15

HF 563 – Student Athlete Concussions HF 564 – School District Fund Uses HF 565 – School District Flexibility Fund  

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, March 16

March 16, 2017
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, March 16

HF518 – Workers’ comp Bill Analysis

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – March 16, 2017

A new version of the March 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 3-16-17 In this edition: Revenue Estimating Conference Lowers Revenue Forecast for FY17 and FY18 House Appropriations Committee Starts Work on Limiting Tax Credit Expenditures New Results Show Reading Improvements for Struggling Readers House…

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GOP: Grassley Issues Statement on Revenue Estimating Conference

March 14, 2017
GOP: Grassley Issues Statement on Revenue Estimating Conference

(DES MOINES) – Today Rep. Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford)Grassley Issues Statement on Revenue Estimating Conference, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement regarding the Revenue Estimating Conference’s latest revenue projections: “There is no time to waste.  While a reduction in state revenue this far into the fiscal year is challenging, sound budgeting…

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GOP: Protecting Iowa’s Election Integrity

March 10, 2017
GOP: Protecting Iowa’s Election Integrity

Protecting Iowa’s Election Integrity This week, committee members worked tirelessly to pass priority legislation ahead of the first legislative funnel deadline. Legislative funnels were first enacted in the Iowa Legislature in 1979 as a bipartisan solution to keep session running on schedule, encourage members to work together on important issues, and help narrow the focus…

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GOP: Acting Boldly

March 10, 2017
GOP: Acting Boldly

Acting Boldly We had a great week in the Iowa Legislature this week.  We continue to act boldly, passing positive reforms and getting the important work of Iowans done.  We’re keeping our promise to Iowa voters to shake things up in Des Moines and challenge the status quo. This week we passed three major pieces…

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, March 9

March 9, 2017
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, March 9

HF 295 – Statewide Commerce and Local Government Preemption Bill Analysis

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GOP: Iowa House Republicans 2017-03-09 10:53:33

March 9, 2017
GOP: Iowa House Republicans 2017-03-09 10:53:33

A new version of the March 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 3-9-17 In this edition: House Republicans Tackle Tax Credits in Unprecedented Joint Appropriations – Ways & Means Meeting February Revenue Figures Paint Ominous Picture Worker’s Compensation: Back to Basics and HF 518 Bi-Partisan…

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Wednesday, March 8

March 8, 2017
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Wednesday, March 8

HF 516 – Voter Integrity Act Bill Analysis

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