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Grassley Seeks Details from Two Agencies With Relative Success in Curbing Paid Administrative Leave

Grassley Seeks Details from Two Agencies With Relative Success in Curbing Paid Administrative Leave

Senator Chuck Grassley has asked two federal agencies with relative success in limiting paid administrative leave for employees, the Department of Justice and the Department of Labor, to describe their best practices and challenges in implementing curbs on such leave.  Grassley’s inquiry came soon before a key Senate committee passed legislation he co-wrote to limit

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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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Moore Returns to Forest City Community Schools

 The Forest City Community School District announces that Chad Moore will join Forest City High School as the new assistant principal beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. Moore will also serve as principal of the alternative school, activities director and high school football coach. The appointment was approved during the February 8 Board of Education

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Iowa City

Emerald ash borer (EAB), a tree-killing pest of ash trees, has been confirmed in Iowa City. The discovery was the result of University of Iowa – Facilities Management – Landscape Services personnel contacting the Iowa EAB Team after locating trees on campus appearing to be under attack by this invasive pest. Upon further examination, a

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Ernst Confirms Ebinger as a Judge

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) released the follow statement after voting to confirm Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger of Des Moines, as a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa: “I want to congratulate Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger on her confirmation to serve as a federal judge for the Southern District of Iowa. I have

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