GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – An Amazing Opportunity

GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – An Amazing Opportunity

This is a special newsletter for me to write this week. Yesterday, I was elected by my colleagues to be the next Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives. I will now follow in the footsteps of my father, Del Stromer, who served as the speaker in the 1980’s while also blazing a new trail…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – An Amazing Opportunity

GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – An Amazing Opportunity

This is a special newsletter for me to write this week. Yesterday, I was elected by my colleagues to be the next Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives. I will now follow in the footsteps of my father, Del Stromer, who served as the speaker in the 1980’s while also blazing a new trail…

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Dems: One-time opportunity for rural communities

Through August 21, Iowa communities with populations of 5,000 or less can apply for funding to perform asbestos inspections on neglected buildings in a special round of funding from the Iowa Department of Natural Resource’s Derelict Building Grant Program. This round of funding may be used by eligible communities to investigate the amount of asbestos…

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Dems: One-time opportunity for rural communities

Through August 21, Iowa communities with populations of 5,000 or less can apply for funding to perform asbestos inspections on neglected buildings in a special round of funding from the Iowa Department of Natural Resource’s Derelict Building Grant Program. This round of funding may be used by eligible communities to investigate the amount of asbestos…

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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: 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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