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Holly’s Headlines Update from the House for District 80 – March 27, 2020

Rep. Holly Brink (R-Oskaloosa) is seen here taking the oath of office in the Iowa House chamber as the 88th General Assembly. (submitted photo)

by Holly Brink Continuing the Work Hello friends, It is certainly and interesting and intense time as we are all experiencing the effects of COVID-19. I want to assure you that I am continuing to do all I can within my role as your Representative and I have your best interest in mind! As always, […]

Loebsack Statement on House Passage of Third COVID-19 Response Bill

Iowa City, IA – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the House passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, which is the third piece of legislation to combat the COVID-19 illness. The bipartisan legislation now heads to the President who has suggested he will sign the bill […]

Candidates Set for June 2nd Primary Election In Mahaska County

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The Mahaska County Auditors office released the candidates that have submitted papers to be part of the 2020 Primary Election. Mahaska County Auditor Susan Brown is encouraging residents to vote in the June 2 primary election by mailed absentee ballot due to concerns with the COVID-19 virus. Absentee ballots must be requested in writing. Forms […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom – March 27, 2020

Sen Ken Rozenboom talks about budgets and tax reform during Saturday's Egg's and Issues.

by Ken Rozenboom We are living in uncertain times. I am praying that each of you and your family is weathering the storm. As the situation in Iowa rapidly changes in response to the spread of COVID-19, I am getting many questions about what resources exist to help Iowans who have been affected. This newsletter […]

Hite’s COVID-19 Update: 3/26/20

by Dustin Hite Another week of social distancing has passed, and more policy has been enacted to slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state and country. While the Legislature was not in session this week, we are continuing to work by answering emails from constituents, fielding phone calls from local officials, and keeping you […]

Holly’s Headlines // COVID-19 Update

Rep. Holly Brink (R-Oskaloosa) is seen here taking the oath of office in the Iowa House chamber as the 88th General Assembly. (submitted photo)

by Holly Brink Update from the House for District 80 Hello friends, It has certainly been an interesting week so far! Please read this newsletter to better understand the effects of the Coronavirus on the legislative session and how we will be moving forward. The latest update from the Governor is a declaration of a […]

The Rozenboom Report – March 19, 2020

Sen Ken Rozenboom talks about budgets and tax reform during Saturday's Egg's and Issues.

by Ken Rozenboom The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom On Monday night and early Tuesday morning, the Iowa Legislature passed a series of resolutions to pause the legislative session for 30 days while the state works to slow the spread of COVID-19. We passed a resolution, SCR 102, to allow us to adjourn until […]

Hite Capitol Update: 3/19/20

This week has seen some unprecedented measures taken across the country and in the State to curb the spread of COVID-19. One such measure was taken by the House and Senate to pass emergency legislation shortly after midnight on Tuesday to suspend our legislative session for a minimum of 30 days. The decision was made […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom – March 13, 2020

Sen Ken Rozenboom talks about budgets and tax reform during Saturday's Egg's and Issues.

Since 2017 the agenda in the Iowa Senate has been focused on growth and opportunity. Career opportunities in rural Iowa are increasingly tied to the availability and reliability of broadband internet service. Governor Kim Reynolds has identified this policy as part of her Empower Rural Iowa initiative. This is a priority for agriculture, business, and […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom

Sen Ken Rozenboom talks about budgets and tax reform during Saturday's Egg's and Issues.

by Ken Rozenboom Floor debate was the main focus of the week as we work on sending Senate bills to the House for consideration. We discussed a wide range of topics, including bills on insurance, hunting, animal cruelty, dentistry, and optometry. On Tuesday the House and Senate reached final agreement on a K-12 education funding […]

         

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