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June 26, 2017 Survey


Following the passing of 22 year old American Otto Warmbier there is increased discussions regarding the need for tougher sanctions on, or an all-out travel ban to, North Korea.

June 20, 2017 Press Release


May 8, 2017 Survey


This week, Congress reviewed and voted on legislation that would give President Trump the authority to impose sanctions on persons in violation of certain U.N. Security Council resolutions regarding North Korea.  

Specifically, the bill expands sanctions to deter North Korea’s nuclear weapons programs, targets those individuals overseas who employ North Korean slave labor, cracks down on North Korean shipping and use of international ports, and requires the administration to determine whether North Korea is a state sponsor or terrorism.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

House and Senate Committees Approve Young's Agro-Terrorism Bill 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Iowa Congressman David Young released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee and U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee passed his Securing our Agriculture and Food Act clearing a key hurdle for the bill’s consideration by the full House and Senate.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

Legislation Introduced in U.S. House and Senate Addressing Agro-Terrorism Threats to Nation’s Food Supply


Agro-terrorism and high-risk events pose serious threats to our food, agriculture, and livestock industries across the United States, and it is imperative we take precautions and have preparedness policies in place to mitigate potential risks.


January 24, 2016 Survey
As you may know, news reports continue to detail the recent capture of ten of our American sailors by Iran. Should the recent capture of American sailors cause the United States to reconsider pending agreements with Iran?
January 11, 2016 The Week Ahead
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January 8, 2016 Weekly Report
This week marks one year since I was sworn in as your U.S. Representative for Iowa’s Third Congressional District. With priorities in mind to make your federal government more efficient, accessible, accountable and transparent, I came to Congress humbled to be your voice in Washington, and to make the hard choices that deliver real results.
December 20, 2015 Survey
The U.S. visa process reportedly missed the San Bernardino wife's zealotry in her social media posts. Do you believe the U.S. should require vetting of immigrants' online statements and social media posts prior to allowing them entry into the country?
December 11, 2015 Weekly Report
ISIS and the threat of radical Islamic extremism is a real and direct challenge to our way of life. We know there is no replacement for American leadership in the world. We must have a strategy to defeat terrorism and protect Americans. We can be successful, but we must unite as a nation behind a coherent strategy to bring our allies together with an unwavering commitment to defeating those who wish to rip away our freedoms and destroy us. Anything short of that is simply not acceptable.

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