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Gov. Branstad signs largest tax cut in Iowa history

June 12, 2013
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Gov. Branstad today signed Senate File 295 into law, issuing the largest tax cut in Iowa history. Branstad held the signing ceremony at Hawkeye Ready-Mix Concrete in Hiawatha, where he recognized the support of many individuals involved in this historic reform. “Today, the largest tax cut in Iowa history will become law. I am proud to…

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Gov. Branstad denies application for commutation

June 10, 2013
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad denied seven following application for commutation today: Leonard Gregory, age 52, committed his crime on January 8, 1981, in Jackson County.  He is currently serving a life sentence for first-degree murder. Bryan Jasa, age 42, committed his crime on September 21, 1996, in Woodbury County.  He is currently serving a fifty-five…

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds’ public schedule

May 31, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today released their public schedules for Monday, June 3  – Friday, June 7, 2013. The following events are open to the press: Monday, June 3, 2013 9 a.m. Gov. Branstad signs education reform into law Des Moines North High School Auditorium 501 Holcomb Avenue Des Moines, IA Note:…

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Governor’s Office, Iowa HSEMD launch Iowa Flood Tumblr Page

May 31, 2013
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Website provides flood updates, resources for Iowans and allows for photo and question submissions (DES MOINES) – The Office of Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today launched www.IowaFloodCentral.tumblr.com in conjunction with the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) giving Iowans a resource for up-to-date Iowa flood information. This is the first…

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Governor’s Office, Iowa HSEMD launch Iowa Flood Tumblr Page

May 31, 2013
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Website provides flood updates, resources for Iowans and allows for photo and question submissions (DES MOINES) – The Office of Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today launched www.IowaFloodCentral.tumblr.com in conjunction with the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) giving Iowans a resource for up-to-date Iowa flood information. This is the first…

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Public schedules for Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds

May 24, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have released their public schedules for Friday, May 24, 2013 through Friday, May 31, 2013. The following events are open to the media: Friday, May 24, 2013 Note: Gov. Branstad departs for Vicksburg, MS, for rededication of the Iowa Memorial at Vicksburg. 4:30 p.m. Gov. Branstad attends welcome…

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Gov. Branstad signs eight bills into law

May 24, 2013
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Gov. Branstad today signed the following legislation into law: House File 119: An Act relating to County Attorney duties when representing the Department of Human Services in juvenile court. House File 586: An Act relating to the rulemaking process and state agency decision making. House File 590: An Act relating to child abuse reporting, assessment…

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Governor Branstad requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for 19 Iowa counties

May 23, 2013
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Today, Gov. Terry E. Branstad signed a letter to be delivered to President Obama requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 19 Iowa counties where significant damage was sustained from heavy rains, thunderstorms and flooding between April 17-30. The Governor is making the request for federal Public Assistance Program funding for the counties of Appanoose, Cedar,…

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Branstad names Col. Robert King as head of the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs

May 20, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad today announced that retired Col. Robert King will serve as head of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Branstad-Reynolds administration. Col. King replaces Gen. Jodi Tymeson, who was recently named the new Chief Operating Officer at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Col. King, 64, served in the Iowa National Guard for nearly 36…

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Branstad names Col. Robert King as head of the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs

May 20, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad today announced that retired Col. Robert King will serve as head of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Branstad-Reynolds administration. Col. King replaces Gen. Jodi Tymeson, who was recently named the new Chief Operating Officer at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Col. King, 64, served in the Iowa National Guard for nearly 36…

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