Posts Tagged ‘Branstad’


Branstad issues statement on closing of the 2016 legislative session

(DES MOINES) – Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad today reflected on the legislative session by issuing the following statement: “The future of our state is bright.  This year, we worked with the Iowa Legislature to build consens...
by Craig Robinson


Branstad signs executive order to address cybersecurity

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced in their Monday morning press conference that Gov. Branstad has signed Executive Order Eighty-Seven that will combat cybersecurity threats in Iow...
by The Iowa Republican

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Ernst Honors Branstad as Longest-Serving Governor in American History

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) released a tribute honoring Iowa’s own Governor Terry Branstad as he makes history as the longest serving governor in the United States. Due to the Senate schedule, the Iow...
by Craig Robinson


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Vander Plaats wouldn’t be the power player he is today without Huckabee

If you are just analyzing the 2016 presidential race, Bob Vander Plaats’ endorsement of Cruz makes plenty of sense. Yet having witnessed Vander Plaats’ 15-year political career, it’s safe to say that he would not be the ...
by Craig Robinson


EPA Lowers Renewable Fuel Standard Levels for or 2014, 2015 and 2016

Senator Chuck Grassley: For months, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa has urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise and increase its proposed volume obligations for renewable biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard...
by Craig Robinson


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Grassley: A New Era in the Fight Against Methamphetamine in Iowa

Welcome to everyone here this morning.  Today’s Senate Judiciary Committee field hearing is focused on the evolving methamphetamine problem in Iowa.  Some may think meth is yesterday’s problem, and indeed it seems like ot...
by Grassley Press