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GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Capitol Update

June 14, 2019
GOP: Majority Leader Hagenow’s Capitol Update

Revenue Continues to Grow Responsible budgeting has been one of the main focuses of the House Republican agenda. House Republicans have consistently based the state budget on conservative principles to pass a fiscally thoughtful plan, which this year will leave a healthy ending balance moving forward. When constructing budget bills, House Republicans always keep taxpayers…

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GOP: House Caucus Newsletter May 30, 2019

May 31, 2019
GOP: House Caucus Newsletter May 30, 2019

In this Edition: Governor Reynolds Completes Action on Fiscal Year 2020 Sufficient funds are left in reserve to address additional flooding or natural disasters Students Can Find Summer Meal Sites Near You The biggest barrier to children participating in the Summer Food Service Program is knowledge that meal sites exist Board of Regents Will Cover…

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GOP: House and Senate Reach Joint Budget Agreement

April 18, 2019
GOP: House and Senate Reach Joint Budget Agreement

(DES MOINES) – Today, House and Senate leadership announced a joint agreement on budget targets for the Fiscal Year 2020 state budget. The agreed upon FY20 budget plan spends $7.643 billion, accounting for 97.39% of ongoing revenue. The joint budget agreement is 0.2% higher than the adjusted FY19 budget, fills all reserve accounts, and leaves…

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GOP: House and Senate Reach Joint Budget Agreement

April 18, 2019
GOP: House and Senate Reach Joint Budget Agreement

(DES MOINES) – Today, House and Senate leadership announced a joint agreement on budget targets for the Fiscal Year 2020 state budget. The agreed upon FY20 budget plan spends $7.643 billion, accounting for 97.39% of ongoing revenue. The joint budget agreement is 0.2% higher than the adjusted FY19 budget, fills all reserve accounts, and leaves…

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GOP: House Caucus Staff Bill Analyses April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019
GOP: House Caucus Staff Bill Analyses April 4, 2019

HF 758 – FY20 Education Appropriations – 2019-04-03 HF 756

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GOP: House Caucus Staff Bill Analyses April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019
GOP: House Caucus Staff Bill Analyses April 4, 2019

HF 758 – FY20 Education Appropriations – 2019-04-03 HF 756

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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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