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Grassley Investigating Over Priced U. S. Built Compressed Natural Gas Station

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa is investigating the compressed natural gas station in Afghanistan that cost the U.S. taxpayers $43 million, as much as $42.5 million more than it should have, and the $800 million Pentagon task force that oversaw the construction.  The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction is releasing a letter to the […]

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Scholarship for Area College Students Seeking International Experience Available

Iowa Sister States has announced the Jeff Zimpleman Iowa Sister States Scholarship is now available for application. It is unique in that it is specifically for Iowa students to further their interest in the world of international relations via one of Iowa’s 9 sister state relationships. The scholarship is available for Iowa students enrolled in […]

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Grassley Co-Releases Investigative Report on Pricing Strategy Behind $84,000 Hepatitis Drug

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa is the lead Republican on a bipartisan investigative report released today that gives rare insight into how a company prices a landmark prescription drug.  In this case, the company anticipated it would face public outcry over a high price for a Hepatitis C drug but went forward anyway. “This report […]

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Winnebago Industries Announces West Coast Production Facility Expansion

Winnebago Industries, Inc. announced its purchase of motorhome production facilities and equipment in Junction City, Oregon. In total, the investment to support this expansion is estimated to be between $15-20 million, including land, buildings, necessary modifications, production equipment and technology infrastructure. Winnebago plans to move production of select diesel products to the 200,000 square-foot facilities, […]