GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter June 17, 2021

Highlights in this edition:

  • New Democrat Leader Labels the Return to Normal Extreme
    • Lockdown advocates have always placed their authority to control the decisions of Iowans above Iowans’ own day to day freedoms
  • FY 22 Budget Moves Towards Implementation as Governor Signs Appropriation Bills
    • For the first time since at least 1993, the Governor did not use the item veto power to strike a provision from any budget bills
  • IDALS Secretary Naig: ‘New Meat Processing Program is a Good Investment in Local Businesses and Rural Communities’
    • The funds will be used to help small meat lockers upgrade their equipment or expand their facilities
  • Parental Control: Open Enrollment
    • Open enrollment is a cost-free process by which parents/guardians residing in an Iowa district may enroll their children into another Iowa school district
  • Governor Signs Mental Health Funding and Property Tax Relief
    • The plan expands access to mental health care through telehealth ensuring every Iowan has timely access to mental health care