Speaker Grassley Issues Statement on Court’s Mask-Mandate Ruling
(DES MOINES) -- Today, Speaker Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) issued the following statement in response to the court's mask mandate ruling:Read more
Statement from Speaker Grassley on the Passing of Rep. John Landon
(DES MOINES) -- Today at 3:45 pm, Representative John Landon (R-Ankeny) passed away surrounded by his family. Speaker Grassley has issued the following statement:Read more
Speaker Grassley Announces Staffing Change in Speaker's Office
(DES MOINES) -- Today, Speaker Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) is announcing a staffing change in the office of the Speaker of the House. Cord Overton will be replacing Laura Steven as Chief of Staff to the Speaker. His start date is set for August 9th.Read more
Representative Gary Mohr Issues Statement on State's Revenue Totals for FY 21
(DES MOINES) -- Today, the state of Iowa's Legislative Services Agency issued a report on the general fund revenue totals for FY 2021.
The report states that Iowa brought in $1.407 billion more in revenue in FY 21 than in 2020, representing an 18.6% increase for the year. All three categories of revenue increased by double-digit amounts this year; personal income tax grew by 16.8%, sales/use tax grew by 10.6%, and corporate tax grew by 51.7%.
Speaker Grassley Releases Statement on Newly Elected Minority Leader
(DES MOINES) -- Today, Democrats in the Iowa House elected Representative Jennifer Konfrst (D-Windsor Heights) to serve as their new Minority Leader. Speaker of the Iowa House Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) issued the following statement in response:Read more