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Hite Capitol Update – March 25th, 2022

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-House 79)

by Dustin Hite This week in the Iowa House, we move closer to ending session and getting back home. We passed several budgets off the House floor, which is usually a sign that we are down to some of the final things. However, even though budgets are beginning to be set, there are still several […]

The Dickey Dispatch – March 25th, 2022

The Iowa Capitol

by Senator Adrian Dickey I apologize for not getting a newsletter out last week. I simply had so many things going on. It was Monday before I had time to write it and by that time, a new week was under way! This week we passed Senate Resolution 108. It recognized March 21 through March […]

The Rozenboom Report – March 25th, 2022

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

by Senator Ken Rozenboom Agriculture has always been an anchor for Iowa’s economy. To recognize the importance of agriculture in Iowa this week in the Senate we passed Senate Resolution 108. This resolution recognizes March 21 through March 27 as National Agriculture Week in Iowa. Iowa has 84,900 farms, of which over 90 percent are […]

The Rozenboom Report – March 18th, 2022

Sen. Ken Rozenboom (R)

by Senator Ken Rozenboom The second funnel (major legislative deadline) has passed, meaning that we’re one step closer to the scheduled end of the legislative session. The purpose of this deadline is to focus our work on the issues that appear to have enough support to pass both chambers. Last year I was assigned to […]

Hite Capitol Update – March 17th, 2022

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-House 79)

by Dustin Hite This week concludes the second (and final) funnel week in the Iowa Legislature. All bills, besides those in budgeting committees, must pass out of committees in both the Iowa House and Senate to remain eligible for consideration. Today we held the last Education Committee meeting for the 2022 session, where we passed […]

Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand files for re-election

State Auditor Rob Sand was in Oskaloosa this past week talking about his PIE initiative.

Des Moines – Rob Sand filed over 5,000 petition signatures to qualify for the June primary ballot on Wednesday, more than double the number required. Sand was first elected in 2018, the only statewide candidate to defeat an incumbent that year, by pledging to “wake up the watchdog” in the Auditor’s Office. “Big and powerful […]

The Rozenboom Report – March 11th, 2022

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

by Senator Ken Rozenboom The next legislative deadline is quickly approaching, so most of the Senate’s ninth week was dedicated to floor debate. Senate File 2357 is a bill that requires every school board member to vote yay, nay, or abstain only if they have a conflict on all matters before their board. In some […]

The Dickey Dispatch – March 11th, 2022

The Iowa Capitol

by Senator Adrian Dickey Next week is the 2nd funnel week, so most of the Senate’s ninth week was dedicated to floor debate. However the highlight of the week was seeing the results of a Des Moines Register poll that showed the majority of Iowans support the tax relief bill signed by Governor Reynolds last […]

Hite Capitol Update – March 10th, 2022

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-House 79)

by Dustin Hite As week nine is coming to a close here at the State House, the next phase of the 2022 legislative session is underway. The first of the Fiscal Year 2023 budget bills were released and subcommittees started taking action on the proposed spending plans. Leading the way is the Justice Systems Budget […]

Holly Brink – Update From the House for District 80 – March 3rd, 2022

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

by Holly Brink Week 8 Update Hello Friends, It was a great week here at the Capitol building with beautiful weather alongside various beneficial legislation passed through the Iowa House of Representatives. Extensive progress was made this week for Iowans as Governor Kim Reynolds signed a historic tax cut for all Iowans into law. Thanks […]

               

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