Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

Saturday, March 28 Yesterday, I was on a conference call with Governor Reynolds. She shared with us some of the reasons why she hasn’t issued a “shelter-in-place” order for Iowans. Below is some interesting information that she shared with us. This is a longer post than normal, but very valuable information: Reasons against a shelter-in-place…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Grassley Urges More Information Sharing Between Health, Intelligence Agencies Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is urging the leader of the U.S. intelligence community to further incorporate and provide intelligence access to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of National Security (ONS) to strengthen the governmental response to…

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Sen. Jason Schultz

  The Schultz Perspective by Senator Jason Schultz 3/16/2020 The COVID-19 virus has disrupted the lives of Iowans and all of America in a way we haven’t seen in decades. As we find ourselves in a new world, it is important not to assume the worst. I have seen little of the drama that has taken…

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Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Sunday, March 22, 2020 Ernst Provides Update on Additional COVID-19 Relief Efforts, Urges Iowans to ‘Stay Strong’ U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) is continuing to work through the weekend to help deliver additional relief to Iowans across the state. As the Senate continues to forge ahead on the Phase 3 relief package, Ernst has been…

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Congressman Steve King

Monday, March 16 King Votes “NO” on Fast-tracked Wuhan Virus-COVID19 Bill Congressman Steve King announces that he voted “NO” on the rushed Wuhan Virus/COVID-19 (HR 6201) legislation presented to the House in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 14. The rush to pass the legislation meant that the bill was filed at 12:01 AM,…

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Rep. Steven Holt

Such a Time as This — March 24, 2020 Representative Steven Holt   Since my last newsletter the world changed. As Americans and Iowans, we have experienced events that jarred our lives. Many of our friends and fellow Iowans have been drastically impacted economically by the efforts to contain the Coronavirus, and our busy lives…

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The Segebart Report, Senate District 6

The Segebart Report Friday, March 20, 2020 I was to have four committee meetings last Monday, but all were canceled on Sunday. For that reason I decided to stay home on Monday and monitor what was going on in Des Moines from home. There are people coming to the Capitol every day from all over…

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Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

Iowa Crop Progress & Condition Week of November 18-November 24, 2019 Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Conditions report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Several days of unfavorable weather conditions kept many farmers out of the fields…

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