This year marks the fifth consecutive year that the Blue Stars Drums Corps will practice at Waldorf University. They were holding extensive practice sessions to prepare their competitive show for tour. The Blue Stars will practice from approximately 8am to 9pm with breaks for meals and water. The point of the drills and the practice is to prepare for […]
With the passage of the replacement health care legislation in the United States House of Representatives, the Senate must now take action on it. Early discussions have already begun and U. S. Senator Charles Grassley took to the floor to address his concerns and those of whom he has spoken with in Iowa. The speech […]
Motorcycle enthusiasts and those wanting to hear from our national and state leaders are welcome to join Senator Joni Ernst in the annual “Roast and Ride” event coming soon. Last year, President Trump was a featured guest at the event and now, Ernst is announcing the new lineup.
Winnebago Industries, Inc. announced an exclusive, multi-year partnership with Chicago’s north-side baseball manager, Joe Maddon. Maddon and his wife Jaye, noted RV enthusiasts, spend baseball’s offseason and spring training periods living in their motorhome and maximize their off time via the freedom owning a Winnebago affords. As part of the new partnership, the Maddons […]
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who is from the area, is currently sitting before the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee in confirmation hearings to become the next Ambassador to China. Branstad was formally introduced by both Senator Charles Grassley and Senator Joni Ernst. What follows are excerpts from his confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Senator Bob […]
Senator Joni Ernst was honored to be a presenter of Governor Terry Branstad to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who has been charged with the task with the confirmation of Branstad as Ambassador to China. Ernst had nothing but high praise for Branstad.
Senator Charles Grassley followed in the tradition of the Senate in introducing a nominee from his home state. Governor Terry Branstad has been nominated to become the next Ambassador to China. Branstad, who is from the area, has had great ties with the country and looks to continue those efforts as an ambassador.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, highlighted the flaws of the expanded definition of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule at today’s hearing entitled, “A Review of the Technical, Scientific, and Legal Basis of the WOTUS Rule.” The Iowa Senator questioned not only the basis for […]