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The Courtney Report

Burlington receives grant for downtown revitalization The Iowa Economic Development Authority has awarded Burlington a federally-funded downtown revitalization grant for the rehabilitation of downtown buildings. Grant funds help leverage private investment and improve physical conditions, while bringing new businesses and … Continue reading

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Courtney Report March 1, 2012

Upcoming public forums 3/3/2012 9 a.m. Muscatine Legislative Forum 3/3/2012 11:15 a.m. Wapello Legislative Forum 3/17/2012 7:15 a.m. Burlington Eggs & Issues At Greater Burlington Partnership 610 N. 4th Street, Suite 200 3/17/2012 9:15 a.m. West Burlington Legislative Forum At … Continue reading

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A strong Iowa economy starts with strong local schools The quality of local Iowa schools is central to our state’s economic opportunity. From day one, a good education prepares Iowans for the workforce and assures businesses that Iowa has the … Continue reading

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Stay in touch this session Please contact me this session if you have something you’d like to share. You can call me at the Statehouse during the week at 515-281-3371. On weekends, I can be reached at 319-759-5334. E-mail me … Continue reading

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A major education debate is expected to take place during next session. I’m preparing by hosting town hall meetings and talking with students, parents and teachers. I’ve heard lots of ideas on how to keep Iowa schools and students competitive. … Continue reading

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The Courtney Report

28 – October – 2011 Everyone welcome at education reform discussions How can we help our students do even better? Which of Gov. Branstad’s education reform ideas will help our local schools—and which might hurt? I want to know what … Continue reading

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The Courtney Report

W. Burlington residents appointed to advise Legislature, Governor Two West Burlington residents were recently appointed to Iowa’s boards and commissions. These panels help advise the Legislature and Governor on issues of statewide importance. Citizen participation is what makes our democracy … Continue reading

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