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Braley Calls for an End to Big Oil Tax Breaks

Braley Calls for an End to Big Oil Tax Breaks

  Washington, D.C. – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) announced his support for the Ending Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act—which would end tax breaks for the largest oil companies, saving taxpayers roughly $40 billion over the next five years. “Some of the most profitable corporations in history don’t need additional handouts from taxpayers,” Braley said. “The future of

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Harkin to Kick off Iowa Weekend

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced several events for this weekend that kick of his August travel in the state. A full schedule of Senator Harkin’s Iowa travels will be available shortly. Friday, August 1st — Council Bluffs 2:30 P.M.        Visit the Bluffs Senior Center 714 South Main Street Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Senator Harkin helped

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Executive Order on Federal Contracting Echoes Sen Harkin Investigative Report

WASHINGTON DC - A new White House Executive Order (EO) to strengthen the federal contracting system by promoting compliance with federal labor law echoes many recommendations from a 2013 report issued by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, that revealed widespread labor law violations by major government contractors that went unnoticed

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School Bond Update

  CHARLES CITY, IA – At Monday nights school board meeting the Charles City School Board heard additional information about a plan to construct a new middle school on the existing high school campus, as Matt Gillaspie of Piper Jaffray talked to the board about financing for the project. School Superintendant Dr Dan Cox said

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Volunteers needed for watering bike

CHARLES CITY, IA – Community Revitalization is seeking additional volunteers to help man the watering bicycle and water the flower pots along Main Street in Charles City. The Charles City FFA students have done a great job with it this spring and summer, having fun doing it along the way, but with State Fair and

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NH Park and Rec Deadlines approaching

The New Hampton Park and Rec department has some deadlines this Thurs for several upcoming kids programs. Tara Hackman has details: Hackman says there are a few other deadlines fast approaching for flag football and youth volleyball: For more information or to sign up for any programs you can check out the New Hampton Park

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Farmland Leasing Meeting TONIGHT

  The Farmland leasing meeting will be held tonight at 6 pm at the Borlaug Center in Nashua. Leslie Milius with Floyd Co Extension and Outreach has details on this informational program: The registration fee is $20 per person. To register for the farmland leasing program tonight, contact the Extension Office located on Main St

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Floyd County Board of Supervisors Workshop Update

  The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Supv Schwickerath, Chair, (via telephone), Supv Kamm,Vice Chair, and Supv Kuhn. Lisa Anderson, PIPAC representative, and Mark Melrose, Melrose Insurance representative, presented a Wellmark health insurance report for the quarter ending June 30,

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Learn to minimize mosquitos

Aug 1st from  1:00 PM - 1:45 PM, come out to the Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach, on Federal Ave., in Mason City for a fun and informative Lunch and LearnLate summer is prime time for mosquitoes and the time of year when West Nile usually peaks. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes

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