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GOP: Week Fourteen Press Conference Highlights

April 20, 2015
GOP: Week Fourteen Press Conference Highlights

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GOP: Week Fourteen Press Conference Highlights

April 20, 2015
GOP: Week Fourteen Press Conference Highlights

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – April 17

April 17, 2015
GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – April 17

A great deal of floor action was completed this week that creates opportunities and solutions for Iowans, ranging from simplifying tax issues to improving our mental health system. We also passed the first budget bill of the session to the Senate. As we transition our focus to the appropriations process, many discussions surrounding the state…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – April 17

April 17, 2015
GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – April 17

A great deal of floor action was completed this week that creates opportunities and solutions for Iowans, ranging from simplifying tax issues to improving our mental health system. We also passed the first budget bill of the session to the Senate. As we transition our focus to the appropriations process, many discussions surrounding the state…

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GOP: The Paulsen Perspective: Tax Freedom

April 17, 2015
GOP: The Paulsen Perspective:  Tax Freedom

This week the day the majority of Iowans (and Americans) dread the most came and went– tax day – April 15th. Iowa’s “Tax Freedom Day” also happened this week – April 13th. This represents how many days Iowans will work just to pay their taxes. Iowa has a: 8.98% individual income tax (top rate) 12%…

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Dems: House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early

April 16, 2015

House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early Des Moines, Iowa – Instead of working to reach compromise and resolve the school funding crisis, House Republicans scrapped debate today and sent many of their members home early for the week. “House Republicans refuse to compromise and resolve the school funding crisis,” said House Democratic…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – April 16

April 16, 2015
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – April 16

A new April 2015 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 4-16-2015 In this edition: Senate Democrats Release Targets, Propose to Spend More than Projected State Revenue in FY 2016 House Republicans Move to Fight Income Tax-Related Identity Theft Civil Asset Forfeiture – Are Changes Needed? Next…

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Wednesday, April 15

April 15, 2015
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Wednesday, April 15

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 617 – Specialty Plate Decals House File 630 – Federal Block Grants House File 632 – Insurance Division Omnibus House File 635 – Transportation Omnibus To see the full House Debate Calendar, click here.

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GOP: Democrat Games Push Schools Past Deadline

April 15, 2015
GOP: Democrat Games Push Schools Past Deadline

(DES MOINES) – Today Rep. Chuck Soderberg (R-Le Mars), co-chair of the Legislative Conference Committee on education funding, sharply criticized Senate Democrats for playing politics with education funding. “The first bill off the floor of the House was setting school funding.  Republicans put forth a serious and significant proposal for funding, a $100 million investment…

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GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

April 15, 2015
GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

Click the forum schedule below to see where your Representative is holding forums this upcoming weekend. April 12 – April 18

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