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GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

June 17, 2015
GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

The following is the House Republican Caucus Staff’s end of session report: 2015 End of Session Wrap Up *Note:  All information is current as of June 10, 2015

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Dems: House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 6-15-15

June 15, 2015
Dems: House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 6-15-15

Last week, we ended the 2015 legislative session and returned to our homes and communities.   The question everyone always asks is, “what will this session be known for?” The answer is simple: shortchanging our kids in the school funding crisis that carried on for 477 days. That means larger class sizes and fewer opportunities…

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GOP: House Republicans’ 2015 End of Session Remarks

June 15, 2015
GOP: House Republicans’ 2015 End of Session Remarks

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GOP: House Republicans’ 2015 End of Session Remarks

June 15, 2015
GOP: House Republicans’ 2015 End of Session Remarks

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GOP: Speaker Paulsen’s Closing Remarks

June 5, 2015
GOP: Speaker Paulsen’s Closing Remarks

(DES MOINES)—Speaker of the House Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) delivered closing remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: I know this took a little bit longer than all of us wanted, but we should be proud that rather than rushing to an end, we did quality…

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GOP: Speaker Paulsen’s Closing Remarks

June 5, 2015
GOP: Speaker Paulsen’s Closing Remarks

(DES MOINES)—Speaker of the House Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) delivered closing remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: I know this took a little bit longer than all of us wanted, but we should be proud that rather than rushing to an end, we did quality…

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Dems: End of Session Remarks from House Leader Mark Smith

June 5, 2015
Dems: End of Session Remarks from House Leader Mark Smith

2015 Legislative Session: Closing Day Remarks House Democratic Leader Mark Smith Today, we end the 2015 session of the Iowa General Assembly and return to our homes and to our communities. Last January, I quoted Willa Cather in my opening remarks when she said, “Some things are learned in the calm and some things are…

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GOP: Majority Leader Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks

June 5, 2015
GOP: Majority Leader Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks

(DES MOINES)—House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) delivered closing remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: Thank you Mr. Speaker, We started this session with a difficult budget situation on our hands.  Our growing obligations exceeded the amount of revenue coming in. To some,…

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Friday, June 5

June 5, 2015
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Friday, June 5

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 666 – Debt Reduction and Strategic Investments Senate File 510 – Standing Appropriations (Conference Committee) Senate File 513 – Temporary Spending Authority To see the full House Debate Calendar, click here.

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, June 4

June 4, 2015
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, June 4

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 650 – RIIF Budget (Conference Committee) House File 659 – Administration and Regulation Budget (Conference Committee) Senate File 494 – Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget (Conference Committee) Senate File 499 – Economic Development Budget (Conference Committee) To see the full House Debate Calendar, click…

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