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China Calls Iowa’s Branstad ‘Old Friend’ After Report He Picked As Ambassador

By Dominique Patton and John Ruwitch BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China said on Wednesday the governor of the U.S. state of Iowa, Terry Branstad, was an “old friend” after a report that he had accepted an offer from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to become the next U.S. ambassador to China. “We welcome him to play a […]

Loebsack Talks Campaign For Re-election

OSKALOOSA- Congressman Dave Loebsack recently swung through Oskaloosa for a campaign stop. Loebsack is running for a sixth term in office. He is running against libertarian-turned Republican, Christopher Peters. Loebsack said that if he wins re-election, he doesn’t believe there will be a mandate. “I don’t know what kind of a mandate there will be, […]

Trump Looks For Boost From Clinton’s New Email Problem

By Steve Holland CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shifted quickly on Friday to take advantage of a new twist in Democrat Hillary Clinton’s long-running email saga, seeking a much-needed boost in the campaign’s waning days. The FBI’s disclosure that it is investigating more emails as part of a probe […]

Clinton Email Problem Resurfaces As FBI Announces Review

By Mark Hosenball and Jonathan Allen WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The FBI is investigating more emails as part of a probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system, it said on Friday, in a new twist that could damage the Democratic candidate in the 2016 presidential race. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James […]

Satellite Absentee Voting Station To Be Located On William Penn Campus

Susan L. Brown, Mahaska County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, today announced that a satellite absentee voting station will be provided for Mahaska County voters who wish to vote by absentee ballot for the November 8, 2016 General Election. The satellite voting station will be located in the Dana M. Atkins Memorial Union, Chief Mahaska […]

Vander Linden Releases Information on Legislative Page Program

(DES MOINES) – Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) today released information on the Iowa Legislative Page program. Each year the Iowa House of Representatives and the Iowa Senate employ Iowa high school juniors and seniors to serve as Pages for the legislative session which begins in Monday, January 9, 2017. Duties of the House and […]

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Primary Election Poll

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The primary election is less than 3 weeks away. With the sheriff and supervisor position being contested by those in the Republican Party, the June 7 vote could be the deciding factor in who holds those offices in January. Use the polls located below to indicate who you support for those positions. […]

Rozenboom Report (4/30/2016)

The 86th General Assembly came to a close at 6:10 PM on Friday, April 29. Much of what we do in the state legislature boils down to the last weeks when legislators must agree on how the state will spend taxpayer dollars. Every legislator and each of our 60,000+ constituents have programs and causes that […]

Sheets Snapshot – April 30, 2016

Dear District 80 friends, Session is over. Appropriations Bills for Economic Development, Health and Human Services, Administration and Regulation, and more have been voted on. There were activity bursts between long lulls of waiting on the Senate. Voting extended to11PM or midnight repeatedly. We were always told we didn’t spend enough, even though we spent […]

   

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