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As I travel across the Third District, families share with me heartbreaking stories of loved ones they’ve lost to the opioid epidemic. Unfortunately, stories about families and communities being torn apart by addiction and despair are ones we’re hearing more and more about.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Iowa Congressman David Young testified before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce today at a Congressional hearing on efforts to combat the opioid crisis. Congressman Young’s testimony focused on the work the community of Bridgewater, Iowa is doing to combat opioids and other illegal drug use in their community.
With a goal of protecting the personal information and savings of the people of Iowa, I founded the Bipartisan Congressional Task Force to Combat Identity Theft and Fraud in early 2016. As chairman of this group, I am dedicated to working for solutions that protect Iowans from hackers, scammers, thieves and fraudsters.
DES MOINES, IOWA - Iowa Congressman David Young announced that he is accepting applications for nominations to the military service academies of the U.S. Armed Forces. He encouraged Iowans from across the 3rd Congressional District to consider applying for a congressional nomination to these prestigious academies.
In late August, President Trump outlined a revised vision for the U.S. war in Afghanistan by endorsing a Pentagon plan which would boost troop levels in the country by an estimated 4,000 more than the 8,500 U.S. service members currently in the region.
Do you support or oppose increased U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan? (CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR OPINION)
As I travel to each of the 16 counties of Iowa's Third Congressional District each and every month, I meet with Iowans to hear what is most important to them.
This week's :60 Second Survey asks you to tell me what one issue you think the United States Congress should be focusing on - if you were only able to choose just one.
DES MOINES, IA - Iowa Congressman David Young departed late Sunday evening August 6th to begin a seven day visit to Israel. The visit will focus on America’s relationship with Israel and will include meetings with senior Israeli and Palestinian leaders and an itinerary of travel throughout the nation to gain a first-hand understanding of numerous regional challenges.
In July, I held three Iowa Senior Wellness and Security Expos throughout the Third District. At each Expo, representatives from dozens of local, state and federal agencies and organizations were on hand to provide seniors and their supporters with valuable information about the services and assistance available to Iowa seniors.
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”.