GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter April 22, 2021

Highlights in this edition:

  • Budget Process Moves to Next Phase
    • Key difference between the House and Senate is $5 million Public Safety Equipment Fund in the House while Senate is at zero funding
  • EMT Courses for High School Seniors
    • West Des Moines Community Schools, DMACC, and the City of West Des Moines are partnering to offer an EMT program for high school seniors
  • House Republicans Send Clear Message on Telehealth, Mental Health Care
    • Telehealth expansion is important to House Republicans to increase mental health care access in Iowa
  • Bottle Bill Under Discussion in Iowa House
    • After over 40 years without substantive changes in the law, several concerns and issues have grown