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GOP: Senate President Jack Whitver’s Opening Remarks 2018

January 8, 2018

**Senate President Jack Whitver’s opening remarks as prepared** Good morning! Majority Leader Dix, Minority Leader Petersen, Senators, staff, family and friends welcome to the Iowa Senate as we begin the 2018 Legislative Session of the 87th General Ass...

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GOP: Senator Dix: Preparing for 2018

December 8, 2017

It is just over a month away from the start of the 2018 legislative session.

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GOP: Senator Dix: Giving Thanks

November 22, 2017

Please take a few moments this holiday to share with family and friends the many things for which you are thankful. From my family to yours, have a happy Thanksgiving.

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GOP: Senator Dix: Honoring Veterans on Veterans Day

November 11, 2017

I hope you will join me this weekend in thanking those men and women keeping our country safe.

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GOP: Senator Dix: Upcoming Local Elections

November 3, 2017

Next Tuesday Iowans will turn out to the polls to vote in municipal elections. These elections can have a significant impact on our daily lives.

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GOP: Senator Dix: Growth and Revenue

October 27, 2017

Last week the Revenue Estimating Conference released its projection for state revenue for this fiscal year and next year.

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GOP: Senator Dix: Ending Iowa’s Opioid Epidemic

October 20, 2017

This week, a group of legislators held a two-day meeting to talk with the medical community on potential responses to the opioid crisis in Iowa and evaluate the prescribing of opioid medications. 

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GOP: Senator Dix: Education Reform Benefits Become Reality

October 13, 2017

During last session Senate Republicans pushed for increased local control for schools across Iowa.

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GOP: Senator Dix: Harvest Time

October 6, 2017

As Iowa farmers continue to work through harvest this year, the ripe fields remind us of the special place we live.

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GOP: Senator Dix: Working Toward Tax Reform

September 29, 2017

Substantial pro-growth tax reform has been a priority for me since my first term in the Iowa House.

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