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State Capitol Building, Iowa

House Republican Leadership Issues Statement on Completion of 86th General Assembly

(DES MOINES)—The Iowa Legislature concluded its work on Friday, April 29 after spending 110 days doing the work of Iowans. House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) said that the session will be remembered for finding common...
by The Iowa Republican


Holz Nominated in House District 5 Nominating Convention

(LE MARS) – Today Chuck Holz (R-Le Mars), a retired veterinarian, was elected as the Republican candidate for State Representative in House District 5. Holz was a veterinarian in Le Mars for 38 years and served on the Le Mar...
by The Iowa Republican


Madam Speaker!

(DES MOINES) – Today House Republicans elected a new leadership team to lead the caucus into the 2016 legislative session. Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) was selected as Speaker of the House.  First elected in 2002, Upmey...
by The Iowa Republican


Paulsen at Capitol

Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen to Step Downbefore Next Session

Paulsen Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election, Intention to Step Down as Speaker in January (DES MOINES) – Today House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) released the following statement on his decision to not seek re-electi...
by The Iowa Republican


Branstad Signs Gas Tax Increase

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad wasted no time enacting a 10-cent gas tax increase. The bill was passed by both houses of the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday. The governor signed the bill Wednesday morning. It goes into effect Sunday,...
by Kevin Hall



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