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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer Delivers Closing Remarks on 2019 Session

April 27, 2019
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer Delivers Closing Remarks on 2019 Session

(DES MOINES) – Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) delivered her closing remarks to the 2019 legislative session this afternoon. The following are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: When we first arrived in January, I shared with you all how excited I was to see the fresh faces in this chamber. That included…

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GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow Delivers Closing Remarks on 2019 Session

April 27, 2019
GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow Delivers Closing Remarks on 2019 Session

(DES MOINES) – Iowa House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow (R-Urbandale) delivered his closing remarks to the 2019 legislative session this afternoon. The following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: Thank you Madam Speaker. Madam Speaker, ladies and gentlemen of the House. Speaker Upmeyer, the House of Representatives continues to be blessed by your leadership…

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GOP: House Republicans Are Moving Iowa Forward

April 27, 2019
GOP: House Republicans Are Moving Iowa Forward

Putting Taxpayers First Conservative Budgeting: For the last nine years, House Republicans have made responsible budgeting one of the main focuses in Des Moines. The budget plan passed this session is based on conservative principles, spending $7.643 billion which is 0.2% more than the adjusted FY19 budget. This is a fiscally responsible budget that spends…

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GOP: House and Senate Reach Joint Budget Agreement

April 18, 2019
GOP: House and Senate Reach Joint Budget Agreement

(DES MOINES) – Today, House and Senate leadership announced a joint agreement on budget targets for the Fiscal Year 2020 state budget. The agreed upon FY20 budget plan spends $7.643 billion, accounting for 97.39% of ongoing revenue. The joint budget agreement is 0.2% higher than the adjusted FY19 budget, fills all reserve accounts, and leaves…

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GOP: House and Senate Reach Joint Budget Agreement

April 18, 2019
GOP: House and Senate Reach Joint Budget Agreement

(DES MOINES) – Today, House and Senate leadership announced a joint agreement on budget targets for the Fiscal Year 2020 state budget. The agreed upon FY20 budget plan spends $7.643 billion, accounting for 97.39% of ongoing revenue. The joint budget agreement is 0.2% higher than the adjusted FY19 budget, fills all reserve accounts, and leaves…

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GOP: House Releases FY 2020 Budget Targets

February 19, 2019
GOP: House Releases FY 2020 Budget Targets

(DES MOINES) — This afternoon, House Republicans released budget targets for the 2020 fiscal year.  The House budget plan for FY2020 spends $7.668 billion, accounting for 97.45% of on-going revenue.  This is $9.5 million higher than Governor Reynolds’ FY2020 budget proposal of $7.658 billion. The House budget plan increases spending by .63% compared to the…

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GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Opening Remarks for the 88th General Assembly

January 14, 2019
GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Opening Remarks for the 88th General Assembly

House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow (R-Urbandale) delivered opening remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: Thank you Madam Speaker. Madam Speaker, ladies and gentlemen of the House.  It is an honor to welcome you, your families and friends back to the Statehouse to begin the…

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GOP: Speaker Pro Tem Windschitl’s Opening Remarks for the 88th General Assembly

January 14, 2019
GOP: Speaker Pro Tem Windschitl’s Opening Remarks for the 88th General Assembly

House Speaker Pro Tem Matt Windschitl (R-Missouri Valley) delivered opening remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: Ladies and gentlemen of the 88th General Assembly thank you for your willingness to serve your fellow Iowans. The sacrifices you have made to get here and that…

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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Opening Remarks for the 88th General Assembly

January 14, 2019
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Opening Remarks for the 88th General Assembly

Speaker of the House Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) delivered opening remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: Good morning and welcome back to the Iowa House of Representatives. The first day of session is always something I look forward to. It is a day full…

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GOP: House Republicans Release Committee Assignments

November 30, 2018
GOP: House Republicans Release Committee Assignments

Today, Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) announced committee assignments for the 88th General Assembly: 2019 Committee assignments by committee 2019 Committees by member

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