Dems: Federal investigation confirms allegations against Branstad agency

Dems: Federal investigation confirms allegations against Branstad agency

Immediate Release:  March 16th, 2015 Department of Labor requires Workforce Development’s response within 30 days (Link to federal documents: Part one & Part two Statement by Senator Bill Dotzler of Waterloo On March 19, 2014, I wrote Gay Gilbert, the Administrator of the federal Office of Unemployment Insurance Employment and Training Administration of the US Department of…

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Dems: Free online summer school enrollment

Iowa Learning Online is currently offering courses for credit for all students. Courses include government, economics with financial literacy, algebra, marine science, health and personal fitness. The summer term begins May 18 and ends July 17. All cla...

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GOP: Quick Learning Freshmen Managing Bills on the Floor

GOP: Quick Learning Freshmen Managing Bills on the Floor

This session House Republicans added 11 new members to the caucus, all extremely quick learners.  Below are videos of some of our new members managing their first piece of legislation on the floor of the Iowa House. Rep. Zach Nunn – House File 124 Rep. Gary Carlson – House File 167 Rep. John Will –…

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GOP: No Place Like Home: Senate District 28

"Each district is really different and I'm proud to represent the one I call home."

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GOP: No Place Like Home: Senate District 28

"Each district is really different and I'm proud to represent the one I call home."

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GOP: The Paulsen Perspective: The Time for Action is Now

GOP: The Paulsen Perspective:  The Time for Action is Now

Another week has gone by and still we have seen no action from the Senate Democrats on approving school funding and sending it to the governor’s desk. Nor have we received details on what budget items they intend to cut to fund their plan. The Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) meets multiple times a year to…

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GOP: The Paulsen Perspective: The Time for Action is Now

GOP: The Paulsen Perspective:  The Time for Action is Now

Another week has gone by and still we have seen no action from the Senate Democrats on approving school funding and sending it to the governor’s desk. Nor have we received details on what budget items they intend to cut to fund their plan. The Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) meets multiple times a year to…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – March 13

GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – March 13

Spring Daylight Savings Time not only brought longer daylight hours, but much-anticipated and much-appreciated warm temperatures. However, we did not let the beautiful weather distract us from working hard at the Capitol. This week was devoted heavily to floor debate, as we passed several pieces of legislation to the Senate for their consideration. These bills…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – March 13

GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – March 13

Spring Daylight Savings Time not only brought longer daylight hours, but much-anticipated and much-appreciated warm temperatures. However, we did not let the beautiful weather distract us from working hard at the Capitol. This week was devoted heavily to floor debate, as we passed several pieces of legislation to the Senate for their consideration. These bills…

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