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GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Opening Remarks for the 2018 Legislative Session

January 8, 2018
GOP: Speaker Upmeyer’s Opening Remarks for the 2018 Legislative Session

Welcome back to the Iowa House! It has been 262 days since we adjourned the 2017 session. Normally, that would sound like a long time, but today it sure feels short. In those 262 days, we have done exactly what was intended of this citizen legislature. We went home to our families, we went to…

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GOP: Senator Dix: The Importance of Local Elections

September 15, 2017

This week many Iowans cast a vote in their local school board election. Local elections have the biggest impact on your daily life, yet participation is lower than federal and statewide races. County, city, and school board leaders are responsible for the direct spending of your state and local tax dollars. Iowa Senate Republicans understand…

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GOP: Senator Bill Dix: Back to School

August 31, 2017

The turning of the calendar from August to September signals the end of summer and back to school for kids across the state. Iowa ranks in the top ten for education according to the 2017 US News Report review. It continues to lead the nation in high school graduation rates and dual enrollment. Enrollment in…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017
GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – January 19, 2017

A new version of the January 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing: Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter – January 19 In this edition: Legislative Services Agency Reports on Spending, Revenue Trends Governor Puts Hold on Smarter Balanced Assessment New Iowa College Readiness Report The ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of the…

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Dems: Boosting Iowans’ income & employment

October 14, 2016

The Iowa economy is steadily moving in the right direction, and I’m working to ensure that continues. Iowans deserve good jobs and fair pay that reward their hard work. It’s also good news that we [...]

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Tom Moore

July 13, 2016
GOP: Meet Our Members – Tom Moore

Tom Moore just finished serving his first year in the Iowa House, winning a mid-term special election in December 2015. Tom taught history and physical education and coached for 33 years at Grinnell and Griswold Community Schools. He followed that career with 8 years as Assistant Manager at Southewest Iowa Egg Cooperative. Tom and his…

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analyses – April 6, 2016

April 7, 2016
GOP: Caucus Staff Analyses – April 6, 2016

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 2443 – IEDA Omnibus House File 2449 – State Agency Rulemaking Senate File 2259 – Serious Mental Illness

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analyses – April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016
GOP: Caucus Staff Analyses – April 5, 2016

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 2448 – Merchant Electric Transmission Lines

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GOP: Water Quality Plan Amendment

April 4, 2016
GOP: Water Quality Plan Amendment

House File 2451 Amendment

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analyses – March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016
GOP: Caucus Staff Analyses – March 28, 2016

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 2385 – Illegal Dumping Penalties House File 2438 – Chemical Production Tax Credits Senate File 2228 – Actions of Car Dealerships Senate Joint Resolution 2006 – Rules Nullification – K-12 Special Education Endorsement Senate File 2273 – Home Bakeries

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