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Caucus Staff Analysis – Tuesday, February 10

February 10, 2015
Caucus Staff Analysis – Tuesday, February 10

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 123 – BOEE Director Appointment Correction House File 124 – Educational Savings Accounts House File 131 – Definition of Beer Senate File 126 – Internal Revenue Code Update To see the full House Debate Calendar, click here.

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GOP: House District 23 Special Election Today

February 10, 2015
GOP: House District 23 Special Election Today

Voters in House District 23, which is comprised of Mills ad Fremont Counties, as well as part of Montgomery County, will go to the polls today to choose a new State Representative.  The seat was vacated by now-Sen. Mark Costello, who resigned his House seat after being elected to the Iowa Senate to replaced US…

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GOP: KGAN Story on Ft. Madison Prison Delays

February 9, 2015
GOP: KGAN Story on Ft. Madison Prison Delays

Below is a detailed news story that KGAN News ran last week about the numerous construction delays at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Ft. Madison.  The prison was supposed to be up and operational nearly two years ago, but multiple issues has prevented it from opening.  Speaker Kraig Paulsen has tasked Government Oversight Committee Chairman…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – February 6

February 6, 2015
GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – February 6

With the conclusion of the fourth week of the legislative session, our committees have been working hard on reviewing and passing policies that benefit Iowa families. I’d like to take this opportunity to update you on a few pieces of legislation that are currently working their way through the House. The first bill filed in…

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GOP: The Paulsen Perspective: Mission Focused, Warrior Ready

February 6, 2015
GOP: The Paulsen Perspective:  Mission Focused, Warrior Ready

This week the Legislature invited Maj. Gen. Tim Orr, the adjutant general of the Iowa National Guard, to deliver his annual Condition of the Guard address.  As Maj. Gen. Orr reported, the Iowa Guard “continues to be Mission Focused and Warrior Ready.” In his speech, Maj. Gen. Orr highlighted the effectiveness of the Home Base…

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, February 5

February 5, 2015
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, February 5

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 139 – Supplemental State Aid Change To see the full House Debate Calendar, click here.

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 5

February 5, 2015
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 5

A new February 2015 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 2-5-2015 In this edition: Budget Comparison Shows K-12 Education Remains State’s Top Funding Priority Governor Unveils Broadband Proposal Public Safety Committee Discusses Synthetic Drug Laws

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GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

February 4, 2015
GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

Click the forum schedule below to see where your Representative is holding forums this upcoming weekend. February 1 – February 7

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GOP: Freshman Representatives Talk About the First Few Weeks of Session

February 3, 2015
GOP: Freshman Representatives Talk About the First Few Weeks of Session

We caught up with some new members of the Iowa House to see how their first few weeks have gone.  Check out the videos below. Rep. Zach Nunn House District 30 – Bondurant Rep. Steven Holt  House District 18 – Denison Rep. Norlin Mommsen  House District 97 – DeWitt Rep. Darrel Branhagen House District 55…

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GOP: Week Three News Conference Highlights

February 2, 2015
GOP: Week Three News Conference Highlights

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