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Sanders Promises To Take On The Powerful

Sen. Bernie Sanders made a campaign stop in Oskaloosa on Sunday. He visited the Musco Technology Center on the campus of William Penn University. There was approximately 250 people in attendance.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The presidential nominating season has fully kicked into swing, as US Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) became the first major declared presidential candidate to swing through Oskaloosa. Sanders spoke to a standing room only crowd of roughly 250 people at the Musco Technology Center on the William Penn University Campus. Starting off his […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom – April 5, 2019

Sen. Ken Rozenboom (R-District 40)

by Sen. Ken Rozenboom There were two primary activities this week in the Iowa Senate. First was a lot of floor action debating and voting on a variety of bills, and second was pushing bills through committee. Bills that did not pass at the committee level by Friday are officially on the sidelines for this […]

Holly Brink Update From the House for District 80 – April 5, 2019

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

by Rep. Holly Brink Hello Friends, One of the perks of being a state legislator is the visitors that come to greet you in the Capitol building. Over the course of this week I have been visited by one of our areas schools and a special guest from the nation of Israel. As I had […]

Hite Capitol Update: April 4, 2019

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-District 79)

by Rep. Dustin Hite This week was the second funnel deadline of session, which requires Senate bills to get approval from at least one House committee. If a bill fails to pass committee, it is ineligible for the rest of session. But, bills dealing with spending and taxes are not subject to the funnel and […]

The Rozenboom Report – March 29, 2019

Thank you for the honor to represent you at the Capitol! As always, anyone is welcome to stop by the beautiful Iowa Capitol building and watch the legislative process in action. Or email your questions or concerns to ken.rozenboom@legis.iowa.gov. Also, you can watch live floor action online, or archived video of floor action at www.legis.iowa.gov.

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom The 2019 legislative session is down to just over a month until the scheduled end of the legislative session. Floor debate on a number of bills has continued as we work on legislation to send to the House for their consideration. The second funnel is next Friday, April […]

Holly Brink Update From the House for District 80 – March 28, 2019

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

by Rep. Holly Brink Hello Friends, Over the last few days, the House chamber has had a different tone from the bustle and excitement that usually rings through it. Throughout this week, we have welcome and remember past members of the Iowa House, acknowledging their accomplishments and their work in guiding the state to where […]

Hite Capitol Update: March 28, 2019

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-District 79)

by Rep. Dustin Hite Another week has come and gone in Des Moines, and the Statehouse is buzzing with debate. We’ve passed some important pieces of legislation already, and this week featured some key bills that will help Iowa. First, I would like to follow up on last week’s newsletter, which focused on flooding relief […]

Senator Rozenboom receives Herbert Hoover Uncommon Public Service Award

Senator Ken Rozenboom, R-Oskaloosa, was presented on Tuesday with the Herbert Hoover Uncommon Public Service Award in the Iowa Senate. The Herbert Hoover Uncommon Public Service Award is awarded each year by the Hoover Presidential Board to a member of the Senate and a member of the House who have dedicated their time to public service and humanitarian projects.

DES MOINES – Senator Ken Rozenboom, R-Oskaloosa, was presented on Tuesday with the Herbert Hoover Uncommon Public Service Award in the Iowa Senate. “It’s an honor to be part of a group of such distinguished and accomplished individuals who have received this award,” said Senator Rozenboom. “Each year when this award is presented I am […]

Hite Capitol Update: March 23, 2019

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-District 79)

by Rep. Dustin Hite This week has been a rather eventful one in the Iowa House. I have been the floor manager of several bills which saw debate this week. However, this week I am not going to talk about policy or bills, or anything that has gone on at the Statehouse. Instead, I want […]

The Rozenboom Report – March 22, 2019

Sen. Ken Rozenboom (R-District 40)

by Sen. Ken Rozenboom In the Iowa Senate, floor debate has taken up most of our time in week ten of the 2019 legislative session. We are already over halfway through the session and while we’ve been busy, there is still much to accomplish in the next few weeks. As we continue to consider major […]

     

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