GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

Click the forum schedule below to see where your Representative is holding forums this upcoming weekend. March 1 – March 7

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Dems: Statement from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City on Republican Education Plans

Dems: Statement from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City on Republican Education Plans

“Today is a sad day for public education and teachers across Iowa. House Republicans finally put all of their cards on the table today and their education agenda is simple: ruin public education and push Iowa kids to private schools instead. At a 9:30 am conference committee, Republicans said there isn’t enough money for public…

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GOP: Week Seven Press Conference Highlights

GOP: Week Seven Press Conference Highlights

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – February 27

GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – February 27

It’s hard to believe the month of March is right around the corner. With the frigid temperatures we’ve been experiencing, I am looking forward to the first signs of a refreshing Iowa spring. Earlier this year, the University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced her intent to retire at the end of the current school…

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GOP: The Paulsen Perspective: Difficult Decision

GOP: The Paulsen Perspective:  Difficult Decision

This week the legislature passed and the governor signed a bill to raise the gas tax in Iowa by 10 cents. This is not a new issue for the legislature. In one form or another, it’s been discussed since before I was first elected in 2002. I have also had a great deal of contact…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 26

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 26

A new February 2015 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 2-26-2015 In this edition: Caution Signs?  Daily Revenue Numbers Continue to Lag Behind REC Forecast Education Choice Rally Next Week Problems Continue to Grow at Fort Madison Prison Americans Get an “F” on their Tax Knowledge

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Dems: Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids on Mental Health Institute Closings

Dems: Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids on Mental Health Institute Closings

Below is a short comment on the issue by Senator Hogg which was made during the Wednesday, February 22nd, 2015 “Madame President, Colleagues, today I rise to address what cannot be termed anything other than a mental health crisis in our state. Approximately 180,000 Iowans have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness – 6%…

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Dems: Farm injury prevention grants available

Through March 2, applications are being accepted for grants to youth who want to prevent farm-related injuries. Successful applicants will receive $500 grants for efforts to decrease the risk of illness and injury due to farm hazard exposure. Criteria for selection will be based on objectives and use of funds. Examples of past projects awarded…

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GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

Click the forum schedule below to see where your Representative is holding forums this upcoming weekend. February 22 – February 28

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