Posts Tagged ‘Flood’
 

 
 

Missouri River Flooding Photos

Larry Geiger took these pictures of the Missouri River Flood from Gavin’s Point Dam, South Dakota to Hamburg, Iowa. These are some of the best aerial photographs of the flood I have seen. These were taken about a week ago...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 
 

Iowa to Pay for Cedar Rapids Boondoggle?

By Nathan Tucker Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett was recently at the state capitol to lobby for the city to use $200 million of taxpayer money to pay for its $375 million “preferred flood management system.” The fine print, ...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 
 
 

Stop Using the Flood As An Excuse to Raise Taxes Chet

So I read in yesterday’s Cedar Rapids Gazette that Governor Culver wants to increase the hotel-motel tax in Cedar Rapids to help pay for flood recovery projects. Excuse me for asking, but didn’t the state and federal govern...
by Krusty Konservative

 

 
 

You Must Be An Idiot

I-Jobs/Iowa Democrats: Governor Culver and people like Jerry Crawford are out there defending Culver’s I-Jobs boondoggle as a necessary infrastructure program to help the state deal with flooding. If that’s the case, why ar...
by Krusty Konservative

 
 
 

King’s Request for Federal Major Disaster Declaration for Storm, Flood and Tornado Damage Approved

Covered Counties are eligible for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation Programs Congressman Steve King announced today that Iowa’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration had been granted by President Obama. Today’s dec...
by The Iowa Republican

 

 
 

Iowa’s New Normal – Disastrous Leadership

From the massive flooding of the Cedar and Des Moines Rivers in 2008, to the deadly tornadoes that leveled Parkersburg and the Boys Scout camp in Western Iowa, Governor Chet Culver has had to deal with a number of natural disas...
by Craig Robinson