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Meet Our Members – Jarad Klein

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Representative Jarad Klein just finished serving his third term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 78th District which includes Washington and Sigourney.

Rep. Klein is an Assistant Leader in the House Republican caucus and is also the Chairman of the Administration & Rules committee.  He also serves on the Agriculture, Environmental Protection, Natural Resources, and Public Safety committees.

Jarad is the fifth-generation to grow up on the family farm north of Keota.  He graduated from Keota High School in 1999 and purchased his first 80 acres of farmland in Washington County.  Jarad went on to attend Drake University.

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House Republicans Select Leadership

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(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, Upmeyer is currently serving her seventh term in the Iowa House.  She previously served as the House Minority Whip for two years and most recently the House Majority Leader for the last five years.  When not serving in Des Moines, she is a nurse practitioner.  Upmeyer is the first woman to be elected Speaker of the Iowa House.

Rep. Upmeyer will replace Rep. Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) who announced earlier this month that he will not seek reelection next year and will resign as Speaker prior to the 2016 legislative session.

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Weekend Forum Schedule

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Weekly Forum Schedule

March 15 – March 21

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Weekend Forum Schedule

Click the forum schedule below to see where your Representative is holding forums this upcoming weekend.

Weekly Forum Schedule

February 15 – February 21

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House Republicans Elect Leadership

(DES MOINES)—Today Iowa House Republicans elected the leadership team that will carry them into the eighty-sixth General Assembly.

Rep. Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) was selected to continue in the role of the Speaker of the House. Paulsen will be serving his seventh term. He is an attorney for CRST International, Inc. in Cedar Rapids. A former member of the United States Air Force, Paulsen had previously served as the Minority Whip, the House Republican Leader and Speaker for four years.

Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) was re-elected as the House Majority Leader. Upmeyer will be serving her seventh term in the House and is a nurse practitioner. Upmeyer previously served as the House Minority Whip for two years and the Majority Leader for four years.

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Klein Elected to Republican Leadership

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(DES MOINES)—Today Rep. Jarad Klein (R-Keota) was elected as Assistant Majority Leader in the Iowa House.

Klein was first elected to the House in 2010 and is currently the vice chairman of the agriculture and natural resources budget committee and the agriculture standing committee.  He also serves on the Environmental Protection, Labor and Public Safety committees.

“I’m honored that House Republicans have selected me to serve on their leadership team,” said Klein.  “House Republicans look forward to continuing to work on behalf of Iowans and move forward with ways to make Iowa stronger.”

Klein is a fifth-generation family farmer. He and his wife, Rachel have three children.

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Weekend Forum Schedule

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Weekly Forum Schedule

March 9 – March 15

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Weekend Forum Schedule

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Weekly Forum Schedule

February 9 – February 15

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