Iowa House

GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Capitol Update

July 15, 2019
GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Capitol Update

Mental Health Care Funding Over the last two sessions the Legislature has made mental health care a top priority, resulting in transformational reform of Iowa’s mental health system. Most recently, we created Iowa’s first ever children’s mental health system. These initiatives represent monumental steps forward for Iowa’s ability to increase access to mental health services…

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GOP: House Caucus Newsletter July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019
GOP: House Caucus Newsletter July 11, 2019

In this edition: State Revenue Grows 6.6 percent in Fiscal Year 2019 That is a $478.9 million increase over the same figure at the end of June 2018 Rural Iowa Towns Receive $2.9 Million in Infrastructure Grants The funds enable communities to make water and sewer system upgrades Mental Health Funding: The True Story For…

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GOP: Opioid Legislation Throughout the Years

July 9, 2019
GOP: Opioid Legislation Throughout the Years

Over the last several years, the Legislature has passed numerous measures to tackle the opioid epidemic in Iowa. Much of that work is coming to fruition and we are beginning to see results with opioid-related deaths decreasing by 33% last year and reaching a five year low. House Republicans will continue to work towards common…

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GOP: Opioid Legislation Throughout the Years

July 9, 2019
GOP: Opioid Legislation Throughout the Years

Over the last several years, the Legislature has passed numerous measures to tackle the opioid epidemic in Iowa. Much of that work is coming to fruition and we are beginning to see results with opioid-related deaths decreasing by 33% last year and reaching a five year low. House Republicans will continue to work towards common…

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Dems: Next Steps in the Fight for Iowa Medical Cannabis Reforms

July 1, 2019

Legislative advocates for reforming Iowa’s “worst in the nation” medical cannabis program say they will keep fighting for reforms overwhelmingly vetoed by Governor Reynolds. “Representative Forbes and I called on our colleagues to join us in calling fo...

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Dems: Ross Wilburn Wins Democratic Nomination for Special Election in Ames

June 29, 2019

Ross Wilburn was selected by local Democrats today to be the Democratic nominee for State Representative in the special election set for Tuesday, August 6 in Story County.  The special election was called after former State Representative Lisa Heddens ...

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Dems: New Laws Starting July 1

June 28, 2019

A host of new laws will take effect on July 1, the start of the state’s new fiscal year. A number of bi-partisan bills were passed during the 2019 Legislative Session designed to protect Iowans.  In an effort to curb the abuse of opioids in Iowa, a new...

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter June 27, 2019

In this edition: Confucius Institute Remains at University of Iowa as Espionage Threat on College Campuses Grows The Institutes, according to a Central Intelligence Agency report issued last year, are funded by the Chinese Communist Party Future Ready Iowa now Accepting Applications The goal is to increase the number of Iowans earning postsecondary credentials that…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter June 27, 2019

In this edition: Confucius Institute Remains at University of Iowa as Espionage Threat on College Campuses Grows The Institutes, according to a Central Intelligence Agency report issued last year, are funded by the Chinese Communist Party Future Ready Iowa now Accepting Applications The goal is to increase the number of Iowans earning postsecondary credentials that…

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GOP: Responsible Budget Plan

June 24, 2019
GOP: Responsible Budget Plan

The budget plan crafted by Republicans this past session is responsible and keeps taxpayers in mind. Our common sense budget invests in key priorities like education, health care, while fully filling our reserve accounts and leaving a healthy sur...

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