GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 25

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 25

A new June 2015 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 6-25-2015 In this edition: FY 2016 Budget Maintains House Republican Commitment to Iowans’ Budget Priorities and Budgeting Principles Broadband Incentives and Cell Tower Bill Become Law Education Accomplishments for 2015 Iowa Unemployment Remains at 3.8% Synthetic…

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Dems: Deadline approaching for DAV Tax Credit

A change to the Disabled Veteran Homestead Property Tax Credit (HF 616) was approved by the Legislature this spring and signed into law late last week. The change makes applications for the tax credit retroactive to January 1, 2014. Applications must be received by the county assessor’s office no later than the close of business…

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GOP: Majority Leader’s Office – Confidential Secretary Job Opening

GOP: Majority Leader’s Office – Confidential Secretary Job Opening

Majority Leader’s Office – Confidential Secretary Correspondence & Constituent Contact Work to ensure a timely response to inquiries and requests from constituents. This includes phone calls, letters and e-mail. This position will be expected to be able to work with staff and others to craft informed responses to correspondence. Time sensitive items that require the…

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Dems: Bipartisan group urges Iowans to contact Gov. Branstad, seek to continue essential mental health services

Dems: Bipartisan group urges Iowans to contact Gov. Branstad, seek to  continue essential mental health services

MOUNT PLEASANT -- Bipartisan leaders of the Iowa House and Senate gathered today in Mount Pleasant to urge Governor Branstad to sign bipartisan legislation to ensure that the Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute continues to provide mental health care to Iowa families.

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – June 19

GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – June 19

As local swimming pools, lakes, and rivers begin to fill up across the state, it’s hard to believe we are already in the latter part of June! Town festivals celebrating our communities’ rich and unique heritages are well underway. County fairs have kicked-off across the state showcasing our youngest residents’ commitment to the backbone of…

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GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

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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GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

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

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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Dems: Missed opportunities will get another chance in 2016

The 2015 session was the first year of the 86th General Assembly. Bills approved this year by only one chamber are still eligible for debate next year. That’s good news since the Senate approved several bills, many with strong bipartisan support, that were not taken up in the Iowa House. They include: A boost for…

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