House Republican Caucus Newsletter – August 31, 2017

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Caucus Newsletter 8-31-17

In this edition:

  • Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Is Still a Work in Progress and Why That’s a Good Thing for Iowans
  • IPERS Sees Large Investment Return Performance
  • The State Has to Backfill TIF?
  • Biggest Income Tax Credit in Iowa? The Earned Income Tax Credit

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News Briefing

  • Governor appoints eight members to new state medical cannabis board: QCTIMES
  • Governor Kim Reynolds praises Manchester school-industry partnership: GAZETTE
  • U.S. farm income expected to climb 3.1 percent, after three years of decline: REGISTER
  • Proposed Iowa Medicaid change would eliminate months of retroactive benefits: REGISTER
  • UNI capital plans to be focus at Regents meeting: WCFCOURIER
  • State to shut down Fort Dodge public defender’s office in efficiency move: REGISTER
  • Ernst at South Carolina GOP gathering, fueling chatter of her presidential prospects:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa seniors seek lawmaker support for mobile meal program: AP
  • Dow-DuPont merger closes Thursday. How will Pioneer, Iowa fare?:  REGISTER
  • Analysts unsure how hurricane will impact propane supply: RADIOIOWA
  • Hy-Vee raising funds for Hurricane Harvey relief: GAZETTE
  • Cedar Rapids trucking company launches drive to aid Harvey victims: GAZETTE
  • Attorney General warns to be on lookout for hurricane relief scams: RADIOIOWA
  • Election 2018!  Fred Hubbell lands endorsement from former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge: QCTIMES
  • Iowa City ped mall shooting victim dies; suspect charged with murder: PRESSCITIZEN
  • Washington, Keokuk counties eligible for natural disaster help due to drought: GAZETTE
  • Hy-Vee to enter restaurant business with Wahlburgers partnership:  GAZETTE