GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter September 23, 2021

Caucus-Newsletter 9-23-21

Highlights in this edition:

  • $100 Million Broadband Grant Recipients Announced
    • Thirty-nine applicants have been awarded
  • September High Quality Jobs Awards Go to Rural Iowa
    • The awards will assist in the creation of 586 jobs and result in nearly $48.8 million in new capital investment
  • 60% Of Iowa Parents Approve of Governor Reynolds Handling of Education
    • Republicans in the Legislature worked hand-in-hand with Governor Reynolds to get students back to in-person classrooms last February over the objections of Democrats
  • Mask Mandates Back in Schools Despite Parents’ Objections
    • Children from pre-school to high school have complained of depression, anxiety, and other mental health impacts from mandatory masks
  • COVID Hospitalizations Among College Students in Counties Containing Public Universities Extremely Low
    • In Story County just two people under the age of 50 are currently hospitalized for COVID