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GOP: Senate President Jack Whitver’s Closing Remarks 2017

April 22, 2017

As the 2017 Legislative session reaches adjournment, let me start by thanking all of you for the honor to preside over this body. Friends and colleagues, it truly has been a privilege.  I also would like to take a moment to ask the chamber to join me in showing our appreciation to the Secretary of…

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GOP: Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix’s Closing Remarks 2017

April 22, 2017

Fifteen weeks ago, we made a series of promises to you, to the people of Iowa. Promises for the people who voted for a change, for action, and for results. On day one, we promised you real, substantive policies for growth. We were not elected for more of the same. We were elected to make…

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

January 9, 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 our state is not a responsibility I take lightly. The first day of every General Assembly is always my favorite day because I am overcome…

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

January 9, 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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GOP: Senator Bill Dix’s 2016 Session Closing Remarks

April 29, 2016

Thank you Madame President. When session began this year I commented on the need for state government to be fiscally prudent and instill the kind of fiscal discipline into the state budget that Iowa families put into their own budgets. Now, nearly five months later, it is time to evaluate the results of this session.…

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GOP: FFA Day at the Capitol 2016

January 27, 2016

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GOP: FFA Day at the Capitol 2016

January 27, 2016

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GOP: Senator Dix’s 2016 Opening Day Remarks

January 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 Senate Republican Leader Bill Dix’s opening day remarks as prepared. Thank you Madam President. The memory of the last winter storm remains fresh in our minds as it blanketed much of Iowa with snow and ice two weeks ago. Prior to the storm, many Iowans flocked to the stores to ensure they…

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GOP: Senator Dix’s 2016 Opening Day Remarks

January 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 Senate Republican Leader Bill Dix’s opening day remarks as prepared. Thank you Madam President. The memory of the last winter storm remains fresh in our minds as it blanketed much of Iowa with snow and ice two weeks ago. Prior to the storm, many Iowans flocked to the stores to ensure they…

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Happy Small Business Week 2015

May 6, 2015

See what our senators have to say about their own small businesses for National Small Business Week.

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