Often overlooked, one important duty I have as your representative in Congress doesn’t involve votes on the House floor or hearings in a committee. Constituent service is how I serve Iowans by helping them navigate the federal bureaucracy and deliver results and solutions to the problems individuals are having with their federal government.
Last week, I held my annual Bringing in the Harvest Tour which took me to farms, agribusinesses, and co-ops in every corner of the Third District. Iowa’s economy relies on a strong farm economy and the hard work folks in agriculture put into their operations.
Iowa Congressman David Young was named an Eating Disorders Champion by the Eating Disorders Coalition. The Coalition recognized Congressman Young for his strong support of eating disorders research, treatment, and funding. Around 100,000 Iowans are affected by eating disorders.
Iowans work hard every day and as we grow older, we want to know we can retire with dignity and have what we need to retire in comfort with happiness. As I travel across the Third District, I speak with many seniors who want to know if Social Security and Medicare is under the threat of being cut. And I tell them – ‘not under my watch.’
As I drive across the Third District to meet with my bosses in our sixteen counties, I cross bridges in need of repair, roads under construction, and utility lines being replaced. When I’m in the more rural parts of the district, just like others, I sometimes have difficulty connecting with others over the phone because of poor phone service.
Iowa Congressman David Young will host the annual Youth Leadership Summit on October 29, 2018 in the House Chamber of Iowa's State Capitol Building in Des Moines.
Working with President Trump and his administration, we have finally delivered E15 year-round.
Many politicians have promised to expand and strengthen the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and the President has worked with Iowa and other leaders to deliver on his word.
Iowa Congressman David Young issued the following statement after a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump regarding the year-round sale of E15:
Iowans are telling me tax relief and the economy is working for them.
Iowa Congressman David Young led the Iowa House delegation on a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai advocating the FCC adequately fund rural broadband expansion.
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(BEIJING, CHINA) - Iowa Congressman David Young and U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad at the U.S. embassy in Beijing. The photo behind them is of the last ambassador from the State of Iowa to China - Edwin Hurd Conger. He was appointed by President William McKinley as ambassador to China from 1898-1905.