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“Out of Bounds” Coming to NIACC

“Out of Bounds” Coming to NIACC

The Stratford Foundation and Mercy Medical Center of North Iowa proudly presents Working Group Theatre’s production of “Out of Bounds” at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 21, 2016 with a talk-back panel to follow. This presentation is part of the 2015-2016 Performing Arts and Leadership

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Ernst Bill to Cut Former Presidential Perks Passes Committee

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst’s (R-IA) Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2015 passed out of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. The legislation awaits full Senate consideration. “We’re doing something today with the Presidential Allowance Modernization Act that many think Washington can’t do, and that’s cutting spending, but we can,” said Senator Ernst at the

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Ernst-Backed Bill to Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Passes Committee

Today the Senate Homeland Security Services and Governmental Affairs Committee passed the Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2016 (S. 2517). U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), an original co-sponsor along with Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), highlighted the critical importance of the legislation introduced by Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI). “I want to thank both Chairman

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Ernst Discusses the Military’s Gender Integration Implementation Strategy

At a Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) hearing entitled “Implementation of the Decision to Open All Ground Combat Units to Women”, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) raised important questions to defense officials on the military’s implementation strategy and timetable of their recently announced gender integration strategy to open all military occupations and positions, including combat

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Ernst Questions Secretary of the Army Nominee on Gender Integration Implementation

At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) questioned the Secretary of the Army nominee, Honorable Eric K. Fanning, on the military’s implementation timetable of their gender integration policy. The hearing comes on the heels of Senator Ernst’s recent visits to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, and Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where

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Ernst Urges Override of President Obama’s Veto of WOTUS Rule

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA)  released the following statement after voting to override President Obama’s veto of her bipartisan resolution of disapproval (S.J. Res. 22) to eliminate the expanded definition of the “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule “Today, I led a bipartisan majority in the Senate and voted to override President Obama’s reckless veto

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SUNDAY TALK: Senator Grassley Releases His Report on Excessive Federal Administrative Leave

Senator, let’s get right to the issue of sourcing for State Department inquiries. Can you give us some details on this? There still remains the issue of Syrian refugees and the President wants to allow nearly 10,000 of them into the United States. You have made attempts to block this and have them follow immigrant