Posts Tagged ‘ From Iowa House Republicans Web Site ’

Brandenburg Establishes Scholarship Fund at Iowa Western Community College

July 8, 2013
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By Tim Rohwer From The Daily Nonpareil Education is important to Rep. Mark Brandenburg, so much so that he has just started a scholarship for worthy students to continue their schooling. “This is an opportunity to help someone and to promote education, which is important.” On Thursday morning, the Iowa House lawmaker completed the paperwork,…

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Under the Golden Dome, Too

July 5, 2013
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I hope everyone had a wonderful time celebrating the 4th of July holiday with family, friends, BBQ, fireworks, and parades. I also hope you have plans to continue to enjoy this tremendous summer Iowa weather by experiencing all the great activities and attractions our state has to offer. July 1 marks the date when many…

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Happy Independence Day!

July 4, 2013
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Today, we remember our founding fathers that created this great nation in 1776.  This year marks the United States of America’s 237th anniversary of its Independence from tyranny and oppression.  Please read Senator Grassley’s message below about Frederick Douglass, who was born into slavery but after escaping, spent his life fighting for the emancipation of…

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House Republican Caucus Newsletter

July 3, 2013
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A new July 2013 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to see a PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 7-3-2013 In this edition: Governor Completes Action on Budget What’s Next For Education Reform Online Renewal for Driver’s Licenses

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Administration Delays Key ObamaCare Insurance Mandate

July 3, 2013
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From Fox News The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it is delaying a major provision in the health care overhaul, putting off until 2015 a requirement that many employers offer health insurance. The announcement was made late Tuesday by the Treasury Department, at the beginning of the holiday week while Congress was on recess. It…

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Americans Say Economy Is Top Worry for Nation’s Future

July 2, 2013
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From Gallup By Alyssa Brown Federal debt ranks as second-most common worry Economic issues dominate Americans’ concerns about the nation’s future. Americans say the economy (17%) is their greatest worry or concern for the future of the United States, followed by the federal debt (11%). Five percent or more also mention jobs and international wars…

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Upmeyer Praises RSLC Pledge to Recruit 300 New Women Candidates

July 1, 2013
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Last Friday, as part of a nationwide event led by Republican leaders and elected officials, the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) announced a commitment to recruiting 300 new women candidates as part of the 2013-2014 election cycle’s Right Women, Right Now initiative of the Future Majority Project. Right Women, Right Now advisory board member Linda…

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Notable Bills Effective July 1, 2013

June 28, 2013
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The following is a list of notable bills that will be going into effect on July 1st. Click here to see a PDF version of this list. Appropriations Items of Note Going into Effect on July 1 in Senate File 452: Iowa Tuition Grants – The state will increase the maximum amount a student at Iowa’s…

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Representative Stanerson: Thanks for the Life Lessons

June 28, 2013
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On Wednesday morning as I got the kids ready for daycare, I had heard on the news of the rising Wapsipinicon, which runs right through House District 95, and the need of sandbaggers in Central City.  I decided to just drop off the two younger girls and take my son Jack, 6, with me to…

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Tax Reform in North Carolina: Simple, Neutral, Pro-Growth

June 27, 2013
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From the Tax Foundation The following is a report by economist Scott Drenkard, of the Tax Foundation, presented to the North Carolina Senate Finance Committee that is considering a major tax code overhaul. Hearing of the Finance Committee of the North Carolina Senate June 11, 2013 Chairman Rabon and Chairman Rucho, Members of the Committee:…

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