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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 […]

Hite Capitol Update: 06/11/20

I would like to open my newsletter this week by acknowledging the current American reality. The tragic killing of George Floyd and the nation-wide protests that followed have caused us to rethink many aspects of our world. I wrote a piece in the Des Moines Register sharing my thoughts on the matter, which can be […]

2020 Primary Election Results

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The polls statewide closed at 9 pm on Tuesday evening, with the results coming shortly after. In Mahaska County, there were no contested local races. For Mahaska County Supervisor, Mark Groenendyk was the lone Republican candidate, with no Democratic candidates. Groenendyk had 1817 votes. For Mahaska County Auditor, Sue Brown ran uncontested […]

Hite’s COVID-19 Update: 05/28/20

I hope everyone had a safe and restful Memorial Day this Monday. With the constant focus of COVID-19, it was nice to take time off to remember the men and women in uniform that have paid the ultimate sacrifice to keep us safe. With that, I would like to share some updates regarding the Legislature. […]

Miller-Meeks Seeking 2nd Congressional District Nomination

Oskaloosa, Iowa – There’s not been any real candidate meet and greets since the pandemic started. That lack of public knowledge may prove to be a real challenge for some candidates. Mariannette Miller-Meeks is seeking the Republican nomination in the 2nd Congressional District to run against Rita Hart, the Democratic candidate, to fill the seat […]

Hite’s COVID-19 Update: 05/21/20

by Rep. Dustin Hite If you watch the news or look at social media each day, you probably think that we are never going to escape the current public health pandemic. While some are focusing on the negative impacts of COVID-19, many of the positive trends are largely being ignored. When looking at the unprecedented […]

Holly’s Headlines Update from the House for District 80 – May 1, 2020

Holly Brink (District 80) signs her Oath of Office on Monday, January 14, 2019.

by Holly Brink Making Progress Hello friends, We’ve made it to May! I continue to be proud of our state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways we are working together to find solutions and support eachother. As always, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me with any questions, comments, or concerns. Below […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom – May 1, 2020

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

by Ken Rozenboom This week the governor announced some restrictions would be lifted for counties in Iowa experiencing decreasing or little to no COVID-19 activity. Starting May 1, restaurants, fitness centers, malls, libraries, race tracks, and some retail establishments are allowed to reopen at half normal operating capacity, if they can still follow public health […]

Hite’s COVID-19 Update: 4/30/20

We have officially reached the end of April, which means we are one month closer to being back to normal. With that Governor Reynolds announced her plans this week to begin the process of reopening Iowa’s economy in a responsible and phased-in approach. Beginning on May 1, previously closed businesses including restaurants, fitness centers, enclosed […]

Holly’s Headlines Update from the House for District 80 – April 24, 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)

Making Progress Hello friends, Another week has passed, and I continue to be proud of our state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways we are working together to find solutions and support eachother. As always, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me with any questions, comments, or concerns. Below is the latest […]

               

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