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Speaking of accountability, that is exactly what the Trade Promotion Authority legislation provides. Here is a four page document titled, "Setting the Record Straight on TPA". It is a quick guide on what this legislation does. If you would like to review the legislation in its entirety, please click here H.R. 2146.
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Iowa Congressman David Young issued the following statement on the federal government shutdown:
“We in the House voted to keep the people’s government open. The Senate’s inability to fund the government and keep it open is bad governance. For now, I will remain in Washington, DC and continue working with my colleagues for the Third District until we fund and open the government.”
Des Moines, Iowa - Iowa Congressman David Young today announced the schedule of his annual Coffee With My Congressman Town Hall Meetings, continuing his commitment to hold a town hall in every county, every year. Coffee with my Congressman town halls allow a number of residents to engage the Congressman on the issues being debated in Congress.
For Iowans and all Americans, the end of the year is a time of reflection and looking ahead. This past year, our communities and nation have experienced trials and triumphs – not unlike those felt by Iowa families. In Congress, I’ve had the opportunity to honor Iowans rising to challenges they’ve faced or fighting to better our communities.
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Washington, D.C. - Iowa Congressman David Young issued the following statement today following his vote on the third supplemental aid package for those affected by natural disasters this fall.
"We should help our neighbors in times of need and care for each other. This is why I supported the two previous emergency aid packages, but today's package is nearly double what the administration says it needs and it just doesn't give Iowans a clear explanation of how their taxpayer dollars will be spent.
As we approach the end of the year and the Thanksgiving holiday, I want to express my thanks to the folks of Iowa’s Third Congressional District. I’m thankful I have the great honor of representing you in the United States Congress. There is nothing I enjoy more than traveling to each of the 16 counties in the Third District every month and speaking with you, your friends and neighbors from all walks of life.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Iowa Congressman David Young continued his commitment to upholding promises to our veterans and his work to improve the Veterans Crisis Line today, and voted to pass legislation to review the effectiveness of the Veterans Crisis Line.
Des Moines, Iowa -Iowa Congressman David Young and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will host a Veterans appreciation coffee and forum on Friday, November 10, 2017.
The forum will be held at the HyVee in Urbandale (8701 Douglas Ave) from 7-8 am and will focus on the contribution Iowa's veterans have had on Iowa’s agriculture economy. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions of both Secretary Perdue and Congressman Young. The forum portion of the event will be moderated by WHO Radio’s Doug Cooper.
DES MOINES, IA - Iowa Congressman David Young continues his schedule of hosting open meeting events with his constituents with an additional Open Office Hours events in November.
Open Office Hours are a resource for Iowans who reside in the Third Congressional District to meet one-on-one with the Congressman to discuss opinions, concerns, and ideas about the issues being discussed in Congress or to get casework assistance with problems they may be having with a federal agency or program.
DES MOINES -Iowa Congressman David Young is scheduled to be joined by Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey for the annual "Bringing in the Harvest" tour on Friday. They will tour family farms, cooperatives, and agribusinesses to learn more about issues affecting Iowa's farmers and agriculture economy.