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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – March 5

March 5, 2015
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – March 5

A new March 2015 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 3-5-2015 In this edition: February Revenue Numbers Rebound Mental Health Concerns Addressed by House Human Resources Committee House Labor Committee Advances Binding Arbitration Reform for Teachers Connect Every Acre Passes Commerce Committee

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – February 27

February 27, 2015
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

February 27, 2015
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

February 26, 2015
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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GOP: Sign Up for Our E-Newsletter!

February 24, 2015
GOP: Sign Up for Our E-Newsletter!

Great news! Now you can keep up with the Iowa House Republicans just by checking your email!  Starting Friday we will be sending the first edition of our caucus e-newsletter.  Each newsletter will feature weekly highlights and have pertinent articles and information about some of the most important things moving through the Iowa House each week here at…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – February 20

February 20, 2015
GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – February 20

Legislation is continuing to work its way through the subcommittee and committee process at the Statehouse this week. Bills are being carefully reviewed as we continue to receive valuable input from Iowans across the state on a variety of subjects. One issue that I’ve been receiving feedback on is our aging infrastructure system and finding…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 19

February 19, 2015
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 19

A new February 2015 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 2-19-2015 In this edition: Economic Indicators, Revenue Give Mixed Signals on Regional Economy House Republicans Approve Online Schools Bill School Funding Discussion Continues Zero-Based Budgeting Bill Passes House State Government

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – February 13

February 13, 2015
GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – February 13

The fifth week of the legislative session proved to be a productive one that will strengthen Iowa’s middle-class families and small businesses. I’m happy to report that the first bill sent to the Governor this session will provide approximately $100 million in tax relief for the hardworking taxpayers of Iowa. As I discussed in my…

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GOP: The Paulsen Perspective: A Step in the Right Direction

February 13, 2015
GOP: The Paulsen Perspective:  A Step in the Right Direction

This week the House passed the first bill off the floor that was sent to the governor for his consideration. Senate File 126 passed the House unanimously and it is a great way to start the 2015 session. Generally, the bill updates the Iowa tax code to match tax changes made by the federal government…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 12

February 12, 2015
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 12

A new February 2015 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 2-12-2015 In this edition: January Revenue Figures Fall Raising Concerns Iowa’s Reserve Funds and Ending Balance – An Explanation School Start Date Bill Moves Forward Medicaid Asset Verification Bill Passes House Committee Right-to-Work a Hot Topic in…

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