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If you’re wired into social media, the internet, 24-hour cable news or talk radio, you would think the only things coming out of Washington, D.C. this year are President Trump; Russia; controversy; investigations; protests; anger; and gridlock.
It’s been difficult to hear or see the reality over the blaring and flashing “BREAKING NEWS” alerts which fill the airwaves continuously each broadcast hour.
The reality is the most common sounds coming from the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2017 are the words “the bill is passed”.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA - Iowa Congressman David Young announced the Second Annual Iowa Senior Wellness and Security Expo will take place this Saturday, July 29th at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
The Expo connects Iowa seniors, their families and caretakers with a variety of services and resources available to them. The event features a one-stop-shop with representatives from over 30 local, regional, state and federal organizations and agencies dedicated to serving seniors.
The week ahead overview will be sent each week Congress is in session. All times are in Central Time.
There is a famous quote attributed to John Lennon that is, “life is what happens to us when we are busy making other plans”. Often when talking with veterans of our armed forces, this sentiment enters the conversation when discussing unexpected life paths after active duty – especially when it comes to their educational pursuits.
ALL FOSTER CHILDREN DESERVE GUARANTEE OF A SAFE HOME
Every child deserves a safe and loving home. That is not only common sense – it is morally right.
During my service to Iowans in the U.S. House of Representatives, I have had the honor of participating in the annual foster youth shadow day on Capitol Hill. The day, sponsored and organized by the bipartisan Congressional Caucus On Foster Youth, gives foster youth and alumni ages 18-30 an opportunity to shadow members of Congress and better understand the duties and typical day of a legislator.
The Daily Nonpareil
Obama approves education bill to replace No Child Left Behind
The Hamburg Reporter
Education decisions belong with Iowa's parents and educators