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Grassley Comments on FBI Probe Summary of Clinton E-mails

Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, twice wrote to the FBI director over the agency’s investigation of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.  Today the Senate received the FBI’s interview summaries from the investigation.  Grassley made the following comment on the materials received today. “The FBI sent interview […]

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The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southeastern Worth County and Cerro Gordo  County. In southern Minnesota, Freeborn and Faribault Counties remain under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch. A severe thunderstorm was located near Nora Springs and is moving southeast at 20 miles per hour. This severe thunderstorm will continue to move […]

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Grassley Presses for Collaboration Between Agencies on Proposed Ag Mergers

Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is urging the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission to collaborate where it’s appropriate as the agencies analyze several proposed mergers in the seed and chemical industry.  Grassley also asked the two agencies to seek input from the Department of Agriculture. The Dow-DuPont merger has […]

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New Clean Water Rule to Cost Local Farmers?

The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission has unanimously approved changes to the state’s clean water standards. Before this decision, the Department of Natural Resources made sure any projects seeking permits to increase pollution to a waterway would have considered less-polluting alternatives. Susan Heathcote, Water Program director for the Iowa Environmental Council, says now, those alternatives can […]