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February 26th, 2014

Scott Brown to Headline Ringgold County GOP Dinner

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Written by: The Iowa Republican

Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown will headline a fundraiser for the Ringgold County GOP on April 3. Brown has expressed interesting in pursuing a 2016 presidential bid.

Below is the press release issued by the Ringgold County GOP:

MOUNT AYR, IOWA—Former United States Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) will be making his third speaking appearance in Iowa at the Ringgold County GOP Dinner in Mount Ayr on Thursday, April 3.

The event will be held at the Ramsey Farms, located at 2285 270th Avenue, Mount Ayr. Doors open at 5:30PM with the dinner beginning at 6:15PM and program at 6:30PM. Ticket cost is $25/person, $50/family. Tickets can be purchased through the Ringgold County GOP by contacting Tracee Knapp, Ringgold County GOP Secretary at (641)202-4801, or by email at [email protected]

Senator Scott P. Brown, 54, has a long history of public service beginning as an Assessor and Selectman in the Town of Wrentham, MA. He then served in the Massachusetts Legislature as a State Representative for 3 terms and the State Senate for 5 years. Senator Brown won a special U.S. Senate election and served in the U.S. Senate for 3 years. During his time in the U.S. Senate, Senator Brown was a ranking member on the Armed Services Committee, as well as the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and was a member of the Veteran Affairs Committee and the Committee on Small Business.

Senator Brown was known as the most bi-partisan Senator in the U.S. Senate and was responsible for many pieces of important legislation to include: the Stock Act (banning insider trading for members of Congress), the Hire A Hero’s Veteran’s Bill (providing tax benefits for employers to hire returning veterans), the Crowdfunding Bill (provides online financing for new businesses), the Arlington Cemetery Bill, the 3% withholding Bill (terminates the stealth tax for businesses doing work with the government), the No Contracting with the Enemy Bill and many important pieces of legislation. During his three years in the Senate, Senator Brown was known as a problem solver.

In addition to his legislative experience, Sen. Brown is also a Colonel in the Army and presently serves as the Deputy to the Chief Counsel to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau and serves in the Pentagon. He began his military career in 1979 as an enlisted man. He received his officer commission through ROTC at Northeastern Univ. as an Infantry Officer and has served in numerous capacities. He is also branch qualified as a Quartermaster Officer, now serves as a member of the Judge Advocate General’s Corp. and is also Airborne qualified. Col. Brown is active with many efforts to help our men and women that have served our country proudly get back to living long, healthy lives.

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