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GOP: House Republicans Caucus Newsletter October 31, 2019

October 31, 2019
GOP: House Republicans Caucus Newsletter October 31, 2019

In this edition: Contingent Liabilities Report Shows Decrease in Tax Credits Issued, Claimed in FY 2019 Iowa taxpayers claimed $26.7 million less than what was claimed in Fiscal Year 2018 Iowa No. 1 in Average ACT Score Iowa remains well above the national average of 20.7 Building Iowa’s Rural Physician Workforce House Republicans passed House…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 17, 2019

In this Edition: Revenue Estimating Conference Raises Forecast for FY 2020 The common-sense budgeting practices employed by House Republicans since 2011 have put the state’s budget on solid ground as we move towards the 2020 legislative session House Republicans Are Focused on Iowa’s Workforce Needs The Legislature created an employer innovation program aimed at encouraging…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 17, 2019

In this Edition: Revenue Estimating Conference Raises Forecast for FY 2020 The common-sense budgeting practices employed by House Republicans since 2011 have put the state’s budget on solid ground as we move towards the 2020 legislative session House Republicans Are Focused on Iowa’s Workforce Needs The Legislature created an employer innovation program aimed at encouraging…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 3, 2019

October 3, 2019
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 3, 2019

In this edition: State Revenue Collections Rise in September, Continues Ahead of REC Estimate for 2020 The March REC estimate predicts a 0.2 percent reduction in state revenue for FY 2020 but through September, state revenue has risen 3.5 percent Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Applications Now Being Accepted $5 million in grants available to…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter September 19, 2019

In this Edition: Child Care Main Topic at Fiscal Committee Meeting in Waterloo Dubuque businesses fund childcare for students in specific programs and provide an additional 12 months of childcare once they have started working How Much Funding Does the Average Classroom Get? The average classroom of 25 students a district would receive about $284,000…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter September 5, 2019

September 5, 2019
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter September 5, 2019

In this edition: August Revenue Declines Slightly, Still Ahead of REC Estimate for 2020 The 1.9 percent monthly decrease still leaves the state ahead of the Revenue Estimating Conferences projection from March Giving High School Students More On-The-Job Experience for In-Demand Careers The program aligns the needs of students and employers House Democrat Health Care…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter August 22, 2019

In this edition: 25 Years Later Iowa’s Landmark Welfare Reform Shows 78% Drop in Recipients The centerpiece of the new program was an emphasis on work Small Towns Big Winners with August Economic Development and Tourism Awards The Enhance Iowa Board awarded $2,556,547 in Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grants Placing More Doctors and Nurses…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter August 9, 2019

August 9, 2019
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter August 9, 2019

In this Edition: Fiscal Year 2020 Starts with Solid Revenue Growth Stronger than what had been projected by the REC Affordable Healthcare Options Stuck in Court New rules to expand access to short-term plans and association health plans (AHPs) are held up States Starting to Require Mental Health Instruction in Schools Legislature passed measures to…

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GOP: House Caucus Newsletter July 25, 2019

July 25, 2019
GOP: House Caucus Newsletter July 25, 2019

In this edition: Midwest economy growing, according to Creighton regional survey The shortage of available workers is creating issues for businesses $2.9 Million in Infrastructure Grants for Iowa Towns These projects are located in Dubuque, Winterset, and Des Moines Opioid Related Deaths Decrease by 33% House Republicans passed House File 623 requiring immediate treatment for…

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GOP: House Caucus Newsletter July 25, 2019

July 25, 2019
GOP: House Caucus Newsletter July 25, 2019

In this edition: Midwest economy growing, according to Creighton regional survey The shortage of available workers is creating issues for businesses $2.9 Million in Infrastructure Grants for Iowa Towns These projects are located in Dubuque, Winterset, and Des Moines Opioid Related Deaths Decrease by 33% House Republicans passed House File 623 requiring immediate treatment for…

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