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Area Legislators Field Questions At Eggs And Issues

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Finding a way to keep connected and allow for debate and conversation was one of the keys the Mahaska Chamber and Development Group was looking for when choosing to continue with Eggs and Issues for 2021. Things are different, and the conversation takes place over a live stream, with constituents fielding questions […]

Update From the House for District 80 – January 21, 2021

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)

Week 2 Update Hello Friends, The 2nd week of the session got off to a busy start. It is exciting to see the priorities laid out by myself and others become bills and start the legislative process. I will provide a quick overview of the capitol this week but please use my contact information at […]

Hite Capitol Update: January 15th, 2021

by Dustin Hite It has been a busy first week of the 89th General Assembly full of new and exciting changes. While the first week of each legislative session follows a similar schedule, this year it was just a bit different. On Monday morning, members of the Iowa Legislature were sworn in and in the […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom – January 15, 2021

by Ken Rozenboom On January 11 we officially started the 89th General Assembly and the 2021 legislative session. Those of us who have been at the Capitol before have had to adjust to many changes due to the pandemic in an effort to keep everyone in the building safe while still conducting our work with […]

Update From the House for District 80 – January 14, 2021

by Holly Brink Week 1 Update Hello Friends, I am honored to once again serve as your Representative for District 80. It has been a year like no other and there is plenty of work to be done at the Capitol. I am excited to get to work for you. This year I have the […]

Senate District 40 Candidates Chat Before Thursday Night Forum

The Iowa Capitol

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Two candidates are running for the Iowa Senate District 40 office. Democrat Lance Roorda and Incumbent Republican Ken Rozenboom are on the ballot for the November 3rd General Election. We sat down with both candidates to get some insight into who they are. The candidate forum between Roorda and Rozenboom will be […]

Supervisor Candidates Offer Insight Before Wednesday Night Forum

Mahaska County Courthouse

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Four candidates are running to be Supervisor in Mahaska County. Those four candidates are broken down into two distinct and separate contests. The election is November 3rd, 2020. The first contest has challenger Democrat Kathryn Kaul-Goodman facing Republican incumbent Mark Groenendyk. The second race has Republican Chuck Webb facing Democrat Lisa Ossian […]

Kathryn Kaul-Goodman Announces Run for Mahaska Co. Supervisor

A Kathryn Kaul-Goodman campaign press release Will Run Against Mark Groenendyk for Four Year Term Leighton, Iowa — Aug. 27, 2020 — Today, Kathryn Kaul-Goodman announced she is running for Mahaska County Supervisor after being nominated by the Mahaska County Democrats at their County Convention. “As chair of the Mahaska County Solid Waste Management Commission, […]

Governor Reynolds’ Open Letter to Iowans on COVID19

Watch Governor Reynolds’ Message Here DES MOINES – Today, Governor Kim Reynolds released the following open letter to the state of Iowa: Tomorrow marks five months since we learned of the first positive cases of COVID-19 in Iowa. Since then, our lives have been disrupted in ways we couldn’t have imagined. Schools and businesses closed. […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom – June 19, 2020

For my final newsletter for the 2020 legislative session, I would like to share with you the final closing remarks of Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver: At the beginning of this year, I urged my colleagues in this chamber to find bold solutions to the problems facing our state. The following weeks were busy with […]


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