GOP: House Republicans Select Leadership

GOP: House Republicans Select Leadership

(DES MOINES) – Today House Republicans elected a new leadership team to lead the caucus into the 2016 legislative session. Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) was selected as Speaker of the House.  First elected in 2002, Upmeyer is currently serving her seventh term in the Iowa House.  She previously served as the House Minority Whip…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Dean Fisher

GOP: Meet Our Members – Dean Fisher

Representative Dean Fisher is currently serving his second term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 72nd District, which includes Tama and Toledo. Rep. Fisher is the Vice Chairman of the Natural Resources committee, and also serves on the Appropriations, Environmental Protection, and Public Safety committees, as well as the Education budget subcommittee. Dean is a fifth-generation…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Jack Drake

GOP: Meet Our Members – Jack Drake

Representative Jack Drake is currently serving his twelfth term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 21st District, which includes Atlantic, Creston, and Corning. Rep. Drake is the Chairman of the Agriculture & Natural Resources budget subcommittee, and also serves on the Agriculture, Appropriations, and State Government committees. Jack was born on July 29, 1934,…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Jack Drake

GOP: Meet Our Members – Jack Drake

Representative Jack Drake is currently serving his twelfth term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 21st District, which includes Atlantic, Creston, and Corning. Rep. Drake is the Chairman of the Agriculture & Natural Resources budget subcommittee, and also serves on the Agriculture, Appropriations, and State Government committees. Jack was born on July 29, 1934,…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – August 13

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – August 13

A new August 2015 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 8-13-2015 In this edition: Fiscal Year 2016 Revenue Comes Out of the Blocks Slow State Board Adopts New Science Standards and Statewide Assessment Report Indicates Economic Unease Fort Madison Prison Finally Opens

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Dems: Oversight Chair tours Cherokee Mental Health Institute Monday

Dems: Oversight Chair tours Cherokee Mental Health Institute Monday

In an effort to highlight the importance of mental health services for Iowans, the chair of the Iowa Senate’s Government Oversight Committee will tour the Mental Health Institute in Cherokee on Monday, August 17. [...]

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Cecil Dolecheck

GOP: Meet Our Members – Cecil Dolecheck

Representative Cecil Dolecheck is currently serving his tenth term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 24th District, which includes Bedford, Clarinda, Mount Ayr, and Shenandoah. Rep. Dolecheck is the Chairman of the Education budget subcommittee, and also serves on the Agriculture, Appropriations, and Education committees. Cecil was born on May 30, 1951, in Mount…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Dave Deyoe

GOP: Meet Our Members – Dave Deyoe

Representative Dave Deyoe is currently serving his fifth term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 49th District, which includes Nevada, Huxley, and Eldora. Rep. Deyoe is the Chairman of the Economic Development budget subcommittee, and also serves on the Agriculture, Appropriations, Economic Growth, and Environmental Protection committees. Dave was born on December 14, 1960,…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Peter Cownie

GOP: Meet Our Members – Peter Cownie

Representative Peter Cownie is currently serving his fourth term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 42nd District, which includes West Des Moines. Rep. Cownie is the Chairman of the Commerce committee, and also serves on the Agriculture, Legislative Council, Ways & Means, and Government Oversight committees. Peter Cownie, resident of West Des Moines, Iowa…

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