November 21, 2016 Press Release
Today, Iowa's U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley and Representatives Rod Blum (R-01), David Young (R-03) and Steve King (R-04) sent President-elect Donald J. Trump a letter urging him to scrap the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule in the first few days of his presidency.
November 18, 2016 Press Release
Iowa Congressman David Young released the following statement after House Speaker Paul Ryan yesterday signed Congressman Young's No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act (H.R.5392), legislation to make critical improvements to this mental health tool relied upon by our nation's veterans. The legislation heads to the president's desk.
November 17, 2016 Press Release
Late one Saturday evening earlier this year, an Iowa veteran called the Veterans Crisis Line hoping to reach someone able to give him the help he desperately needed - instead he was left waiting on the line as the phone kept ringing with no answer.
November 17, 2016 Press Release
Iowa Congressman David Young and South Dakota Senator John Thune today applauded the unanimous U.S. Senate approval of the No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act (H.R. 5392). Congressman Young introduced the legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this year, and Senator Thune introduced a companion version of the legislation in the U.S. Senate.
November 16, 2016 Press Release
Today, Iowa Congressman David Young and Arizona Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, cofounders of the Bipartisan Congressional Task Force to Combat Identity Theft and Fraud, applauded the passage of the Anti-Spoofing Act of 2015, bipartisan legislation introduced by New York Congresswoman Grace Meng to crack down on telephone scams that defraud millions of American families.
November 15, 2016 Press Release
Iowa Congressman David Young has announced his office will distribute a limited number of 58th Presidential Inauguration tickets to Iowans in the Third Congressional District planning to travel to Washington, D.C. for the historic event. The tickets are free of charge and will be distributed through a lottery system at a later date.
November 14, 2016 Press Release
Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act (H.R. 2566), legislation introduced by Iowa Congressman David Young and Vermont Congressman Peter Welch to address call quality and reliability standards in rural areas.
November 2, 2016 Press Release
Iowa Congressman David Young released the following statement after news a Des Moines police officer and Urbandale police officer were killed in the line of duty early this morning in ambush attacks.
October 28, 2016 Press Release
This week, Iowa Congressman David Young toured farms and cooperatives across the Third District with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey as part of his second annual “Bringing in the Harvest” agriculture tour.
Following news of the Pentagon’s orders for California National Guard members to pay back decade-old reenlistment bonuses, Iowa Congressman David Young joined 200 of his colleagues earlier this week in a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter requesting the Department of Defense (DoD) review the recoupment process and cases in question while halting the recoupment of bonuses paid to service members.