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Grassley Praises U.S. Department of Commerce Investing $13.1 Million in CARES Act Funding to Help Small Businesses Across Iowa Respond to Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today praised U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announcement that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $13.1 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to capitalize and administer Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) that will provide critical gap financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs that have been adversely […]

Loebsack Praises House Passage of Legislation to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure

Bill contains Loebsack priorities, including funding for expanded broadband access, bus transit, building energy efficient schools Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack today praised House passage of HR 2, the Moving Forward Act, a comprehensive infrastructure bill that includes key investments toward our surface transportation, broadband, and public education infrastructure. “It’s all too clear for […]

Loebsack Announces Funds for Area 15 Regional Planning Commission Based in Ottumwa

Washington D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack today announced that the Area 15 Regional Planning Commission based in Ottumwa will receive $192,500 for regional economic development planning. The Area 15 Regional Planning Commission is comprised of Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, Van Buren, and Wapello counties. The funds come from the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Partnership Planning […]

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency until June 25, 2020. As previously announced, the proclamation permits bars, wineries, breweries, distilleries, and social and fraternal clubs may reopen on May 28 with the same public health measures as restaurants in place. The proclamation also permits the […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Provides Promised Transparency for Antibody Tests

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted a list of antibody tests that are being removed from the “notification list” of tests being offered under the Policy for Coronavirus Disease-2019 Tests During the Public Health Emergency. Antibody tests on this new removal list include those voluntarily withdrawn from the notification list by the test’s […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Collaborations Promote Rigorous Analyses of Real-World Data to Inform Pandemic Response

May 19, 2020 Statement From: Principal Deputy Commissioner – Office of the Commissioner Amy Abernethy MD, PhD. Today, we are announcing another step in our effort to harness diverse streams of data to understand and respond to COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has entered into an agreement with Aetion to collaborate on advanced […]

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. The proclamation permits salons, barbershops, and massage and tattoo establishments to reopen throughout Iowa in a limited fashion with appropriate public health measures in place. It also permits restaurants (but not bars), fitness centers, libraries, and race tracks to […]

IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD UNITS RECEIVE MOBILIZATION ORDERS

As part of the U.S. Army’s ongoing operational requirements, several Iowa National Guard units will deploy overseas in the coming months. Approximately 330 Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 194th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, will deploy in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. Central Command is […]

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. The proclamation permits dental services to resume in compliance with guidelines adopted by the Iowa Dental Board, permits some additional businesses and establishments to reopen throughout Iowa in a limited fashion with appropriate public health measures in place, and […]

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, additional deaths confirmed – May 6, 2020

DES MOINES – Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 293 additional positive cases for a total of 10,404 positive cases. There have been an additional 2,309 negative tests for a total of 52,767 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. […]

               

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