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Senate GOP Leader Bill Dix 2016 Session Closing Remarks

Thank you Madame President. When session began this year I commented on the need for state government to be fiscally prudent and instill the kind of fiscal discipline into the state budget that Iowa families put into their own ...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 
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The Iowa Legislature Kicks Off

Speaker Upmeyer’s Opening Remarks (DES MOINES) – Speaker of the House Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) delivered opening remarks to the Iowa House of Representatives today.  The following are her remarks, as prepared for deliv...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 
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Rhetoric Used to Pass Gas Tax Increase Comes Up Empty

Written by Dr. Don Racheter President of Public Interest Institute Anyone who has been around a while knows politicians who have said one thing in a campaign, but then when they got elected did quite another thing. But it is ra...
by The Iowa Republican

 

 
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Winners and Losers from Gas Tax Increase

A ten-cent increase in the state’s gas tax sailed through the Republican controlled Iowa House of Representatives and the Democrat controlled Iowa Senate on Tuesday. The bill now goes to Governor Terry Branstad, who has indic...
by Craig Robinson

 
 
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Stuck on 24 – Iowa Senate Remains Under Democrat Control

It’s hard to imagine how things could have gone any better for Iowa Republicans on Tuesday night. They not only elected a new U.S. Senator in Joni Ernst, but they also won the state’s two open congressional seats, the open ...
by Craig Robinson

 

 
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Senate Republican Leader Bill Dix’s Opening Day Remarks

Madam President, I am proud and honored to stand here today and address my fellow legislators and Iowans. The 2013 Legislative session proved very productive as we made great strides in property tax and education reforms. Howev...
by The Iowa Republican