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Jeff ShipleyREPRepublican State Representative, District 87
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Jeff Shipley (born August 9, 1988) is an American politician from the state of Iowa currently serving in the Iowa House of Representatives as the representative of District 87.Shipley was born in Euclid, Ohio, in 1988 and was raised in Naperville, Illinois, where he graduated high school. He received his B.A. in political science from the University of Iowa in 2010. Since 2011, he has been a resident of Fairfield, Iowa.In March 2021, Shipley stated that the term "white privilege" is "racist on its face" and believes that when the term "white privilege" is used, it judges him based on the color of his skin, saying it was "just as Dr. Martin Luther King advised people not to do".In late January 2024, Shipley proposed a bill to remove gender identity protections from Iowa civil rights law and classify gender dysphoria as a disability. The bill was eventually rejected on January 31. Shipley previously compared affirming transgender identity or gender dysphoria to affirming a sarcoma, saying "a sarcoma would be treated with aggressive therapies to remove or heal the cancerous growth and that same medical framework should be applied to the epidemic of identity disorders".

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Education3 - 3 of 1
University of Iowa
Bachelors Political Science
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Iowa State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Iowa State House of Representatives
2019 - 2022
Former Employee
The Noyes Law Office
Former Employee
Mid-America Right to Work Committee, Iowa
Sales Consultant
Bubbling Brine Brothers Sauerkraut
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
Fairfield Oktoberfest Wiener Dog Racing
Saint Mary’s Catholic Church
Knights of Columbus
Former Member
Education Committee, Iowa State House of Representatives
Former Member
Natural Resources Committee, Iowa State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Natural Resources and Environment Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Education, Iowa State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Environmental Protection Committee, Iowa State House of Representatives