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Following up on Bubba Sorenson’s “Freedom Rock” project, here’s his latest completed mural in Ringgold Co. -->
Many Iowans fought and died in Vicksburg, MS in the Civil War. Glad to see @
will be there for tribute.
The more we hear about the
scandal, the more outrageous it gets. Quid pro quo to get tax-exempt status? C'mon.
Today, the House will vote to move jobs &
XL forward — a project that’s 1,706 days in waiting.
Supporting our troops by preparing care packages for our brave women and men in uniform. @
Iowa members of @
-- the women and men who work hard to keep our air travel safe and reliable.
Cultural exchange helps us forge worldwide relationships. Best wishes to this @
student doing his part -->
Congratulations to Col. Robert King for being named the next head of the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs.
We must make sure that student loan interest rates are fairer and free of politics — read about H.R. 1911 here:
"It's unbelievable ... the state of Iowa, I love 'em." Can't disagree. Read how Iowans helped make this Marine's day:
XL would carry as many as 830,000 barrels of oil/day from north-to-south. It’s
Let’s continue to
and seek out ways to help the recovery:
Horrific weather events playing on our TV screens today. We pray for those in the path, and remember that the...
As we approach
, Iowans rededicated a memorial to a Council Bluffs Civil War hero over the weekend.
At $14,768 per household govt regulations are now the second largest item in the typical family budget after housing.
We keep seeing more instances of the
’ predatory, outlandish behavior, and it’s why the investigation continues.
We will vote this wk to let markets, not politics set student loan interest rates—a bipartisan idea the Pres shares.
Proud of next-generation Iowans like this who are dedicated to continuing the cause of “helping feed the world”.
because the 20k jobs and $20bil it would add to the economy are long overdue.
Here’s a nightmare for Americans: the cost of federal
is now at nearly $15,000 per household.
Sending a special thanks to our men and women in uniform for their brave and patriotic service this
creates 159 new boards, commissions, and gov’t offices — like
Young Americans shouldn’t buy the inaccurate statement that
is helping them. Here’s why -->
pipeline would help us absorb seasonal changes in gas prices like this:
for its work feeding the hungry in Africa! Read more:
Beam me up, Scotty! RT @
Official in Charge During
Targeting Now Runs Health Care Office
Our military families deserve all the support we can muster. This Creston resident deserves thanks for helping.
: How come IRS can find individual Americans by name for audits, but can't identify anyone in their own building who did th…
: all of the costs with none of the benefits, like 30 mil still being uninsured after full implementation.
Always good to see Iowa innovation that helps bolster energy production & the state’s reputation as an energy giant.
will force 15% of hospitals out of business. Get other (troubling) facts here:
Hands-on learning, teamwork across disciplines & real-life application. Kudos to @
for a novel idea.
Another troubling example of bad government this wk: the GSA failing to pay contractors for services.
has been stifling medical innovation since 2010. One more reason to
commish isn’t the end of the IRS scandal, nor should it be. Long way to go to restore public trust.
is hammering our
and workforce. Just read the headlines.
The House will vote to
today for the sake of patients, their doctors and a better system for all.
For an administration that calls itself the most transparent in history, this week has been a colossal failure.
An even worse
: the same
currently embroiled in scandal is also responsible for enforcing
When the gov't targets & mistreats groups based on political beliefs, it has infringed upon freedom of expression.
"Containing costs?" How about exploding them? Survey:
may hike costs of insurance premiums 100%-400%.
Those in Iowa looking to kick off the summer season with some fun have Loessfest have on the horizon! Details:
loses credibility with each passing revelation; now it’s the questionable release of confidential materials:
Obamacare was sold as the ultimate healthcare solution. Then why will it leave 30 mil w/o coverage?
ICYMI: The House is leading the charge to provide working families with the flexibility they deserve. My op-ed:
This memorial will remember Iowans’ place in the Holocaust and honor those who came to our great state to start anew.
, the unacceptable IRS audits & the DOJ wiretapping, we’re reminded it's of the utmost importance to hold gov't ACCOUNTABLE.
is too complicated. So does
. And as it turns out so does one of the law’s authors.
Winner of the Congressional Art Competition for the 3rd District: Aleyna Moeller, Norwalk HS!
After visiting kids at Dallas Center Grimes HS & Norwalk's Eastview MS I am impressed & confident in our future. @
Cancer patients already face high costs for life-saving treatments. The
Survey reveals insurers in 5 cities expect some
premiums to more than double bc of
Honest answers now will help protect American lives/nat'l security going forward. Americans demand this of Washington
Kudos to local businesses and students for coming together to make this Grimes high school student’s dream come true!
Congratulations to a great Iowan and friend @
, our new State Auditor.
is precious, and millions of Americans wish they could have more of it.
The harsh truth of
: higher taxes that will be passed on to consumers in the form of higher premiums.
As the House investigates
, the goal is to get just the facts -- & stories like this are deeply troubling.
Taking a moment to recognize dedication of Iowa police officers as a Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony was held today.
An illegitimate board of bureaucrats that can deny seniors access 2 care doesn't deserve 15 illegitimate appointments
Thanks to @
for taking the time to visit this week! Safe travels back home.
Let’s work together for a simpler and fairer tax system. Give your input to @
to constituents is of the utmost importance, and my vote record is always available here -->
Yesterday I voted with a House majority to pass legislation that would let you better balance work time &
Full speed ahead to the
: the law likely will cause 7 million people to lose employer coverage.
Why does the Administration keep pursuing these failed energy loans when
is a sure thing?
It was an honor to speak again at the @
congressional briefing this morning.
With leadership and selflessness from Iowa’s youth like this, the next generation looks promising.
was supposed to contain costs & keep premiums low. Now even Democratic leaders aren’t so sure.
Welcome to Washington @
to all 190 Iowans participating in the annual GreaterDMPartnership trip!
What would you do if you had more of
with your family?
The Working Families Flexibility Act is all about
for hardworking Americans -- NOT making it harder.
Under current law, private-sector employees have limited workplace flexibility. We’re working to give them more.
Our workforce has changed, & family demands are always high. Shouldn’t we change the law to help families meet them?
Congrats to these two Iowa 3rd District youths for having their tremendous volunteerism honored w/ @
Public-sector workers have had the choice b/t comp time & cash wages for 30yrs. Shouldn’t private sector workers too?
Take it from @
exec Andy Brantley: the Working Families Flexibility Act can improve work-life balance
Businesspeople tell me they’re not sure what’s coming w/ the
. My discussion w/ @
that simplifies the system, makes it fairer, and encourages growth is a major priority.
The Working Families Flexibility Act would give you the choice to have more of
. Learn more:
Congrats to these Lewis Central students — and young inventors — for winning the Invent Iowa Competition!
Americans work hard and deserve every opportunity to balance family and the workplace. That’s
Let’s take a moment today to remember this Iowa sailor and all Vietnam Era veterans for their service and sacrifice.
ICYMI: Please RT this and VOTE for Urbandale student Marissa F.’s entry in the national Doodle 4 Google competition!
: Jobs/the economy top young Americans' priority list, but only 1/4 say US is on the right track.
Many thanks to Moulton Extended Learning Center principal Craig Saddler for having me to his school yesterday.
We’re focused on helping hardworking Americans better balance work time and
Always good to connect w/ constituents & receive — as he puts it — a ‘light grilling’ from @
New signs of weakness for factories and jobs remind us how vital it is to pursue pro-growth policies like
(2/2) Please VOTE for Marissa’s doodle to be the national finalist by clicking here:
(1/2) Congrats to Marissa F. of Urbandale for being named a State Winner in the
What a pleasure it was to tour the Iowa Primate Learning Sanctuary in Des Moines today. The facility is a...
Storm season is here, and @
is working to make their alerts more direct. As always, Iowans: heed them.
As we enter graduation season, we’re reminded how precious family time is. Wouldn’t you like more of it?
Further evidence that we need a more accountable, efficient gov’t: There was $3.3 bil of unemployment fraud in 2011.
FAIL: As Health Law Changes Loom, A Shift To Part-Time Workers
Great sitting and talking with broadcast legend Ron Steele today @
to in Waterloo.
This week's Latham Report: THE US HOUSE IS WALKING THE TALK BY DOING MORE WITH LESS OF YOUR TAX DOLLARS -->
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