GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter July 15, 2021

Highlights in this edition:

  • Critical Race Theory Simplified
    • Critical Race Theory is a Marxist inspired dogma that has converted a surprisingly high number of people in government, corporate and educational leadership positions who are using those positions to engage in coercive political advocacy inside their workplaces
  • Fiscal Year 2021 Revenue Finishes Strong
    • Yearly revenue ended 18.6% higher than last year, well ahead of the 1.6% growth forecast by the Revenue Estimating Conference in March
  • Department of Education Releases New Guidance on Education Changes
    • Guidance ranges from intellectual freedom to free speech to diversity training to athletic eligibility to open enrollment to Charter Schools
  • Republican Led Legislature Prioritizes Mental Health
    • The legislation was strongly supported by mental health advocates statewide
  • U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Ballot Harvesting Laws
    • Democrats looking for looser ballot security have cried voter suppression and racism over these ballot harvesting safeguards
  • Breaking Down 2021’s Tax Omnibus: Division 1 “Getting Rid of the Triggers”
    • Iowans are now guaranteed an income tax cut on January 1, 2023