House Republican leaders roll out new policy agenda


House Republican leaders on Thursday laid out an agenda for the 2020 legislative session, including incentives for first-time home buyers, tax relief for seniors and scholarships to foster workforce development.

House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr. and the GOP leadership team unveiled their plan, which could cost from $30 million to $50 million depending on how the proposals evolve during the legislative session.

"It goes along with the philosophy that Republicans have," Ryckman told reporters Thursday. "We want to help people with a hand up and not a hand out."

Ryckman said the plan dovetails with Republicans' goals of encouraging . . .


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