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Loebsack Announces He Will Retire at End of 116th Congress

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after announcing that he will be retiring at the end of the 116th Congress. Loebsack was first elected in 2006 and will have served for a total of 14 years at the end of this 116th Congress. A list of Loebsack’s accomplishments throughout the […]

Holly Brink Update From the House for District 80 – April 11, 2019

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

by Rep. Holly Brink Hello Friends, This week the Appropriations and Ways & Means committees have continued to meet to discuss the most vital part of this session’s legislation: the state budget. With so much going on, I wanted to point out some bills that I believe are crucial to District 80 and will provide […]

Hite Capitol Update: April 11, 2019

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-District 79)

by Rep Dustin Hite With just under a month left of session, everyone is in budget mode at the Statehouse. This means we are proposing and debating many appropriations and ways and means bills because these are the bills that set the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. I believe we have done a good […]

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 […]

         

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