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Yang Visits Oskaloosa, Striking Up A Conversation

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The whistlestop phase of the 2020 Iowa Caucus is underway. Andrew Yang, who is a Democrat candidate for President, is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and lawyer. The 44-year-old Yang is the founder of Venture for America, which is a nonprofit organization that focuses on creating jobs in struggling American cities. ” I love […]

House Republicans Fill Out Leadership Team

The Iowa Capitol

(DES MOINES) — This morning, House Republicans held elections to fill out the leadership team that will lead the caucus into the 2020 legislative session. House Republicans elected Rep. Mike Sexton (R-Rockwell City) as House Majority Whip. Sexton is a small business owner and operates a family farm in Calhoun County. He previously served as […]

Small business owner Lance Roorda announces plans to run for Iowa Senate

‘Let’s reinvest in Rural Iowa’ Renewed Growth for Rural Iowa Lance Roorda announced today that he is running for the Iowa Senate in 2020. “I’m running to ensure that basic services exist in rural Iowa over the next decade,” said Roorda, a small business owner and Mahaska County native. “We need a new generation of […]

Hite Appointed to Interim Committees

(DES MOINES) – Rep. Dustin Hite (R-New Sharon) has been appointed to serve on the Tax Credit Review Committee and the Tax Expenditure Committee by House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake). “Taxpayers deserve to know that they are getting value out of the tax programs and incentives offered by the state. I am looking forward […]

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Outlines Why He Would Be The Best Choice For President

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Pete Buttigieg is currently the mayor of South Bend, Indiana and he’s hopeful he can move from city hall to the White House after November 2020. Buttigieg is polling middle of the Democratic pack with a 5.2 poll average, while Biden leads the field with a 30.5 poll average according to Real […]

Klobuchar Stumps In Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar stopped in Oskaloosa on Tuesday to talk about her ideas she believes will get her elected as President in 2020. Approximately 75 people were there to hear more about her. Klobuchar is on the bubble for making the fall debate and was encouraging those in attendance to buy […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom – April 29, 2019

Sen. Ken Rozenboom (R-District 40)

by Sen. Ken Rozenboom The 2019 legislative session lasted 103 days before it ended Saturday, April 27, a week ahead of schedule. I ran for office to make our state and country a better place for our kids and our grandkids – a place where they can grow up, go to school, succeed in a […]

Holly Brink Update From the House for District 80 – April 27, 2019

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

by Rep. Holly Brink Hello Friends, This week I want to shake things up as we are coming close to the end of the session and I will put out an end of session newsletter in a few days when we are done. As you all know, I am a proud mother of three wonderful […]

Hite Capitol Update: April 26, 2019

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-District 79)

by Rep. Dustin Hite Another debate filled week has passed in the Iowa House and we are winding down. We still have some important tax and budget legislation to pass, but we are committing to staying in Des Moines until it gets done. One of my biggest responsibilities this session was being the floor manager […]

Holly Brink Update From the House for District 80 – April 19, 2019

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

by Rep. Holly Brink Hello Friends, Coming off the heels of last week, we have devoted much of this week to agriculture and education. Some of the most important legislation this week introduced several much needed reforms and established the budget to our agriculture and natural resources departments, extension councils, and school district reorganization. Probably […]

         

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