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GOP: Meet Our Members: Matt Windschitl

June 21, 2016
GOP: Meet Our Members:  Matt Windschitl

Representative Matt Windschitl just finished serving his fifth term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 17th District which includes Ida Grove and Missouri Valley. Rep. Windschitl serves as the Speaker Pro Tempore of the Iowa House,  and sits on the Administration & Rules, Judiciary, Veterans Affairs, and Ways & Means committees. First elected in 2006 at…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Gary Worthan

June 9, 2016
GOP: Meet Our Members – Gary Worthan

Representative Gary Worthan just finished serving his fifth term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 11th District which includes Sac City and Storm Lake. Rep. Worthan serves as the Chairman of the Judicial Branch and Justice Systems budget subcommittees.  Additionally, he serves on the Appropriations, Public Safety, and Transportation committees. Gary was born in Storm…

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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks

April 29, 2016
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks

(DES MOINES) – Speaker of the House Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) delivered closing remarks on the 2016 session to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: Ladies and Gentlemen of the House, thank you.  Thank you for your time, patience and service. A very special thanks to…

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GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Closing Remarks

April 29, 2016
GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Closing Remarks

(DES MOINES) – House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow (R-Windsor Heights) delivered closing remarks on the 2016 session to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: Thank you Madam Speaker. We began this legislative session with high ambitions. Ambitions to meet the priority needs of Iowans by passing…

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GOP: House Republican Medicaid Oversight Plan

April 7, 2016
GOP: House Republican Medicaid Oversight Plan

Consumer Protection  |  Outcome Achievement  |  Program Integrity Medicaid Modernization has full-time, comprehensive oversight in place, and this bill adds additional consumer protections and accountability measures to ensure patients are receiving the high quality health care that the state provides. The House GOP Plan: Requires an unprecedented amount of data and reporting from CMS, DHS,…

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GOP: Water Quality Plan Amendment

April 4, 2016
GOP: Water Quality Plan Amendment

House File 2451 Amendment

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Quentin Stanerson

February 10, 2016
GOP: Meet Our Members – Quentin Stanerson

Representative Quentin Stanerson is currently serving his second term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 95th District which includes Center Point, Lisbon, and Mount Vernon. Rep. Stanerson is the Chairman of the Veterans Affairs committee and also serves on the Education, State Government, and Ways &Means committees, as well as the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Larry Sheets

February 8, 2016
GOP: Meet Our Members – Larry Sheets

Representative Larry Sheets is currently serving his second term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 80th District which includes Albia, Centerville, and Eddyville. Rep. Sheets is the Vice Chairman of the Labor committee, and also serves on the Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, and Local Government committees, as well as the Economic Development budget subcommittee.…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Tom Sands

February 2, 2016
GOP: Meet Our Members – Tom Sands

Representative Tom Sands is currently serving his seventh term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 88th District which includes Columbus Junction, Wapello, and Mediapolis. Rep. Sands is the Chairman of the Ways & Means committee and also serves on the Commerce, Ethics, and Legislative Council committees. Tom was born on September 13, 1954 in…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Tom Sands

February 2, 2016
GOP: Meet Our Members – Tom Sands

Representative Tom Sands is currently serving his seventh term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 88th District which includes Columbus Junction, Wapello, and Mediapolis. Rep. Sands is the Chairman of the Ways & Means committee and also serves on the Commerce, Ethics, and Legislative Council committees. Tom was born on September 13, 1954 in…

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