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Kruse theft trial moved to Franklin County; jury selection Wednesday morning

Cerro Gordo County District Judge Stephen Carroll heard arguments on three motions in a hearing Tuesday afternoon in the Wanda Kruse theft case. Carroll ruled that the trial should be…

Latham statement on White House budget request

Latham statement on White House budget request

Washington, Feb 14 – Iowa Congressman issued the following statement in response to the White House’s budget request for fiscal year 2012.|Washington, Feb 14 – Iowa Congressman issued the following…

Harkin Encourages Iowa Students to Apply For Summer Internships

Harkin Encourages Iowa Students to Apply For Summer Internships

WASHINGTON, D.C. ñ Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced that Iowa college students can now apply for summer 2011 internships in his Washington, D.C. and Iowa offices. An internship in…

DCI Investigating death in Cerro Gordo County

DCI Investigating death in Cerro Gordo County

DCI INVESTIGATING DEATH IN CERRO GORDO COUNTY Cerro Gordo County, IOWA — On Sunday, February 6, 2011 the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office received a call that there was a…

Grassley works to stop abuse of government charge cards by federal employees

Grassley works to stop abuse of government charge cards by federal employees

WASHINGTON ñ Senator Chuck Grassley today introduced a bill to require federal agencies to put new safeguards and controls on government charge cards used by federal employees. The bill also…

More Than $773,175 to Iowa for Traffic Safety

More Than $773,175 to Iowa for Traffic Safety

WASHINGTON ñ Senator Chuck Grassley said today that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has awarded a $773,175 grant to the Iowa Department of Transportation.|WASHINGTON ñ…

Grassley: Presidentís Budget is Very Disappointing

Grassley: Presidentís Budget is Very Disappointing

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa made the following comment on the President’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2012 released today.|Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa made the following comment on the…

Grassley response to National Academy of Sciences Amerithrax report

Grassley response to National Academy of Sciences Amerithrax report

M E M O R A N D U M TO: Reporters and EditorsRE: Grassley response to National Academy of Sciences Amerithrax reportDA: Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Senator Chuck Grassley…

Grassley Introduces Bill to Encourage Land Conservation

Grassley Introduces Bill to Encourage Land Conservation

Washington, DC ñ Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) have introduced legislation to permanently extend income tax relief for ranchers, farmers and other landowners…

Ragan meets with alternative education students

Ragan meets with alternative education students

Alternative education helps at-risk students stay in school by creating engaging classrooms and making accommodations for the students.|Alternative education helps at-risk students stay in school by creating engaging classrooms and…

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

Last week in the House we took up allowable growth. As you may know, allowable growth is the percentage at which the state’s per-pupil funding for education is allowed to…

Legislators host public listening post

Legislators host public listening post

Senator Amanda Ragan and Representative Sharon Steckman will host a listening post this Saturday in Mason City. The event is open to the public.|Senator Amanda Ragan and Representative Sharon Steckman…

Man arrested for domestic assault and OWI

Cerro Gordo County sheriff’s deputy responded to a physical domestic assault call at 9 PM Sunday evening in Clear Lake at 15204 Linden Street. A 24 year old subject was…