Category Archives: Rural Iowa

China Refuses To Buy US Soybeans

No tariff is paid when you don’t buy the product. Well, here comes the blowback from the extremely ill-considered tariff threat that our Dear Leader made against China. Because China has made friends across the globe and has pockets full … Continue reading

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Putting Iowans First

Focus On Improving Lives for Everyday Iowans (From the Iowa Senate Democrats) DES MOINES – Democratic lawmakers outlined their new plan today called Putting Iowans First.  The plan was developed by lawmakers to keep the 2018 session focused on improving … Continue reading

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Dave Loebsack Joins Rural Broadband Caucus

In times of Trump and the Republican take-over, it is easy to forget that much of the work of a congressman has to do with non-partisan issues, delivering basic needs to constituents, getting things done. Not everything has to be … Continue reading

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This Week: Pipeline Activist Trainings in Des Moines, Grinnell, Storm Lake

Action alert from Bold Iowa In case you missed it, on Thursday the nine farmers and landowners suing the Iowa Utilities Board for eminent domain abuse over the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline had their court hearing in the … Continue reading

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Democrat Dave Loebsack Speaks Out For Rural Iowans At Subcommittee Hearing

At a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on rural call quality and dependability, Dave Loebsack (D IA 02) talked about how call completion and call quality is important to many Iowans. “I am pleased that … Continue reading

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