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Hite’s COVID-19 Update: 3/26/20

by Dustin Hite Another week of social distancing has passed, and more policy has been enacted to slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state and country. While the Legislature was not in session this week, we are continuing to work by answering emails from constituents, fielding phone calls from local officials, and keeping you […]

Holly’s Headlines // COVID-19 Update

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)

by Holly Brink Update from the House for District 80 Hello friends, It has certainly been an interesting week so far! Please read this newsletter to better understand the effects of the Coronavirus on the legislative session and how we will be moving forward. The latest update from the Governor is a declaration of a […]

The Rozenboom Report – March 19, 2020

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

by Ken Rozenboom The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom On Monday night and early Tuesday morning, the Iowa Legislature passed a series of resolutions to pause the legislative session for 30 days while the state works to slow the spread of COVID-19. We passed a resolution, SCR 102, to allow us to adjourn until […]

Hite Capitol Update: 3/19/20

This week has seen some unprecedented measures taken across the country and in the State to curb the spread of COVID-19. One such measure was taken by the House and Senate to pass emergency legislation shortly after midnight on Tuesday to suspend our legislative session for a minimum of 30 days. The decision was made […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom – March 13, 2020

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

Since 2017 the agenda in the Iowa Senate has been focused on growth and opportunity. Career opportunities in rural Iowa are increasingly tied to the availability and reliability of broadband internet service. Governor Kim Reynolds has identified this policy as part of her Empower Rural Iowa initiative. This is a priority for agriculture, business, and […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom

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

by Ken Rozenboom Floor debate was the main focus of the week as we work on sending Senate bills to the House for consideration. We discussed a wide range of topics, including bills on insurance, hunting, animal cruelty, dentistry, and optometry. On Tuesday the House and Senate reached final agreement on a K-12 education funding […]

Hite Capitol Update: 3/5/20

Today we wrapped up week 8 of session. It was another week full of debate, as we sent quite a few bills over to the Senate for their consideration. On Tuesday, I had the honor of sitting in the Speaker’s Chair and presiding over the full House. It was a neat experience for me and […]

Holly’s Headlines Update from the House for District 80 – March 5, 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)

by Holly Brink Week Eight Update Hello friends, Happy Thursday! It has been another full and fun week up here on the Hill. I enjoyed committee meetings, floor debate, and several great visitors! Here are some highlights from the week: On Monday, I officially filed my papers to run for reelection! Here I am pictured […]

The Rozenboom Report by Senator Ken Rozenboom

by Ken Rozenboom After the flurry of committee work last week, this week’s main focus was floor debate. Now in the seventh week, the halfway point of the legislative session is rapidly approaching. While over 40 bills passed the whole Senate this week, a significant amount of work remains for the rest of this session. […]

Update from the House for District 80

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

by Holly Brink Hello friends, It has been a great debate week! We made a lot of progress in the right direction and enjoyed many conversations about the topics important to our constituents. I want to thank everyone who came to the Eggs & Issues forum this past Saturday in Oskaloosa! I had a great […]

         

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