March certainly came in like a lion, but with the forecast ahead, I’m hopeful warmer temperatures will be here to stay.
We had another very productive week in the Iowa House. In addition to passing many overwhelmingly bipartisan bills off the House floor, we also reached agreement with the Senate Majority party on joint budget targets.
This year’s budget proposal maintains our commitment to funding the priorities of Iowans, with the goal of making it easier to support and raise a family in our state. We want to continue to make it more affordable to send your children to college, to own a home in Iowa, and to have access to a world-class education.
Yesterday, Speaker Kraig Paulsen discussed with the press how House Republicans have led the charge over the last 4 years to hold the line on spending to craft a responsible state budget.
Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer talked to the press about the bills the House passed this week. She noted that several bills passed unanimously after building consensus on the issues by including all involved parties.
Speaker Paulsen also spoke about House Republicans dedication to funding education in the state.