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Congressman David Young

Representing the 3rd District of Iowa


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October 20, 2017 Weekly Report

When watching or reading news, we often hear the strides our economy is making – from the low unemployment rate in our state to the stock market continuing to set record highs nearly every week. However, when speaking with folks across the Third District, recognize not all our friends and neighbors are seeing the benefits of our improving economy.

October 13, 2017 Weekly Report

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.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

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.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

DES MOINES, IA - Iowa Congressman David Young continues his schedule of hosting open meeting events with his constituents with two more Open Office Hours events in October.

October 10, 2017 The Week Ahead

EDITORS NOTE: The week ahead overview will be sent each week Congress is in session. All times are in Central Time.


October 10, 2017 Survey

As the investigation into the Las Vegas attack continues, law enforcement officials note that an accessory called a bump stock was used by the attacker. 

October 6, 2017 Weekly Report

Community Health Centers (CHCs) play a critical role in our national health care system providing needed services for uninsured and underserved Iowans. When I visit with folks across the Third District, they tell me about their struggle to find affordable and adequate care, especially in our rural communities, and the impact our CHCs have in improving their lives.

October 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Iowa Congressman David Young today asked U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to assist the employees who will be affected by the closing of a Creston candy production factory.

October 2, 2017 The Week Ahead

EDITORS NOTE: The week ahead overview will be sent each week Congress is in session. All times are in Central Time.


October 2, 2017 Press Release

DES MOINES, IOWA - The 2017 Veterans Care Fairs have been postponed. New dates are currently being scheduled; an announcement will be made when they are confirmed. 

The Veterans Care Fairs were originally scheduled for October 14 in Des Moines and October 21 in Red Oak. 



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September 18, 2017 Photo Gallery

(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.

January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
Congressman David Young's Flickr page.

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