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Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

Iowa Crop Progress & Condition Week May 9 – May 15, 2022  Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented today on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly April through November. “Very hot temperatures and drier than normal conditions last week allowed…

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Rep. Randy Feenstra

Friday, May 20, 2022 Randy’s Roundup: Addressing the infant formula shortage, my National Weather Service bill, and meetings with the Siouxland Chamber and Growth Energy in D.C. In this week’s roundup: Addressing the infant formula shortage, my National Weather Service bill, and meetings with the Siouxland Chamber and Growth Energy in D.C. That and more…

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Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Friday, May 20, 2022 Joni Ernst: Biden’s baby formula shortage a matter of life and death. Here’s a headline I would never have thought I’d read in America in 2022: “Iowa families scour stores for baby formula.” But that’s the grim reality today under President Biden.  In their reporting, the Des Moines Register cataloged the story of…

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Iowa Fishing Report

  Top Iowa Fishing Spots for the Week of May 5 This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. You can check the activity of your favorite lake or stretch of river within each district, including which species are being caught, a…

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Sen. Jason Schultz

  The Schultz Perspective by Senator Jason Schultz Tuesday, April 26, 2022 As I wrote in Part 1 of the Education bill newsletter, the controversial provision that brings this bill to the end of session negotiations is the issue of School Choice.  SF 2369 creates a Student First Scholarship program for students at or below 400%…

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Senator Craig Williams

Friday, April 29, 2022 The Williams Weekly by Senator Craig Williams Are we done, yet? Nope. Maybe next week. Maybe not. But the Senate did put through eight additional bills sent over from the House this week. With unanimous support Five bills were passed in the Senate with unanimous support including: HF2168 relating to massage…

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Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

Monday, April 18, 2022 News from Week 14 – 2022 Legislative Session Budget Bills Languish in Senate as Final Days of the 2022 Session Approaches With less than one week until the scheduled adjournment of this year’s legislative session, the biggest part of annual session remains in limbo – the budget.  The House completed action…

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Weekly Fuel Report

Weekly Fuel Report April 7, 2022 – April 13, 2022 Natural gas prices rose 70 cents at the Henry Hub reporting site and are currently priced at $6.96/MMbtu. Crude Oil Summary The price of global crude oil rose this week on the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) by $3.51 per barrel over last week, currently priced…

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Rep. Steven Holt

Thursday, March 10,  Freedom Watch: An Unprecedented Attack on Parental Authority Week 9 in the Iowa House was highlighted by advancement of important legislation, budget progress, discussions on education transparency and school choice. Unfortunately, it is also memorable due to an unprecedented attack by Democrats on parental authority that would be almost impossible to believe…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Monday, February 7, 2022 ICYMI: Multiple Candidates Running for Iowa’s Senate Seat Are In Violation Of Federal Ethics Laws Luke Martz | Iowa Field Report The Federal Ethics in Government Act (FEGA) requires federal officeholders, candidates for national office, and hundreds of other federal government officials to file personal financial disclosure statements. The provision has…

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