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Branstad Throws $21 Million At Egyptian Fertilizer Company While Telling Iowa Schools to F*** Off

progressiowa.org Branstad Funds Orascom Instead of Schools DES MOINES — The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) today approved an additional $21.5 million in tax incentives for the Iowa Fertilizer Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orascom Construction Industries. The total … Continue reading

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Thanks, Branstad – Iowans Get Burned In Worst Economic Deal Ever

senate.iowa.gov/ “With the fertilizer plant roughly half finished, half of the 3,000 workers have been fired, through no fault of their own. Rather than find a way to re-hire those skilled, union workers, the company plans to bus in non-union … Continue reading

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ORASCOM #3: Iowa Can’t Lose, Then Gives Fertilizer Plant $250 Million Because Why?

We are proud and grateful to be represented by Joe Bolkcom in the Iowa Senate.

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What’s Up With Branstad And The Orascom Deal?

Bolkcom: “Was the competition from Illinois real or was it simply a fabrication?”

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Democrats Make Better Job Creators

The contrast between Democratic and Republican approaches to the government’s role in job creation could not be clearer than with the Branstad administration’s recently announced deal with the Egyptian corporation Orascom. The company plans to build a fertilizer plant in … Continue reading

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