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GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Families a #BetterDeal in 2017

June 19, 2017
GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Families a #BetterDeal in 2017

Iowa is already a great place to live, work, and raise a family, but House Republicans want to do more to support Iowa families.  In order to move Iowa forward, we need a positive environment where families have opportunities to thrive and grow. House Republicans worked hard this session to support Iowa families in a…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 15, 2017

A new version of the June 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 6-15-17 In this edition: The Budget Lesson Democrats and the Radical Left Want You to Ignore: Connecticut Iowa’s Stopgap Measure: A Temporary Solution to the ACA’s Permanent, Growing Problem Money is Being…

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GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Employers a #BetterDeal in 2017

June 12, 2017
GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Employers a #BetterDeal in 2017

Iowa’s unemployment rate is at its lowest point in several years and continues to remain lower than most states. But there’s more that we can do to ensure that Iowa businesses are equipped to succeed and Iowa’s economy continues to grow.  Barriers to innovation need to be broken down and more certainty and opportunity are…

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GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Schools a #BetterDeal in 2017

June 5, 2017
GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Schools a #BetterDeal in 2017

Education for Iowa’s children is one of our top priorities and House Republicans are committed to providing a world-class education for Iowa’s students. During the 2017 legislative session, House Republicans increased funding for K-12 education, provided more funding flexibility, and allowed for more decision making at the local level.  Most importantly, House Republicans broadened the…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – June 2, 2017

A new version of the June 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 6-1-17 In this edition: Workers’ Compensation Reform: What are Other States Doing? IEDA Tax Incentive Series: High Quality Jobs Program Legislature Increases School Funding by $40 Million Dollars The Future of RIIF…

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GOP: Upmeyer Issues Statement on Gubernational Transition

May 24, 2017
GOP: Upmeyer Issues Statement on Gubernational Transition

(DES MOINES) – Today House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) issued the following statement regarding the gubernatorial transition: “I’d like to thank Governor Branstad for his decades of public service to the people of Iowa and congratulate him on his appointment as Ambassador to China.  The future of our state is on a bright path…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – May 18, 2017

A new version of the May 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 5-18-17 In this edition: Worker’s Compensation Update Providing Flexibility and Local Control for School Districts An Overview of Iowa’s New Collective Bargaining Law Medical Cannabidiol will be Grown, Produced, and Sold in…

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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer Issues Statement on the Passing of Rep. Greg Forristall

May 11, 2017
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer Issues Statement on the Passing of Rep. Greg Forristall

Speaker of the Iowa House Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) issued the following statement in response to the passing of Rep. Greg Forristall (R-Macedonia): “Our hearts are heavy today with the passing of Rep. Greg Forristall, who fought courageously during his  battle with cancer.  He was a dedicated public servant to the people he represented and…

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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks for the 2017 Session

April 25, 2017
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Closing Remarks for the 2017 Session

This was a session in which we all came in a little unsure of how to read the message from the election. What seemed clear however, is that voters were tired of the status quo and they weren’t very interested in shoulder shrugs or finger-pointing from their representatives. Voters wanted government to get work done…

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GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Closing Remarks for the 2017 Session

April 25, 2017
GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Closing Remarks for the 2017 Session

Each year, we convene at the Statehouse to do the work of the people. Our constituents send us here to be their voice and make Iowa a better place to live, work, and raise a family. They expect us to work hard, work together, and move our state forward. The people of this great state…

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