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Rolling Billboards to Promote Iowa Destinations, Travel Across State

July 1, 2013
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The Iowa Tourism Office and nine Convention and Visitors Bureaus have partnered with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) to provide rolling billboards that encourage travel in Iowa. Nine ABD trucks have been wrapped with images from Ames, Burlington, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City/Coralville, Newton, Okoboji, Sioux City and Waterloo. Each truck also carries…

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Governor’s office releases appointments made to boards and commissions since March 1

July 1, 2013
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The governor’s office today released a list of all appointments that have been made to boards and commissions since March 1, 2013. The appointments are as follows: Agricultural Development Board (Senate confirmation required) Lyle Borg, Pella Stacie Euken, Wiota John Fredrickson, Gowrie Mark Leonard, Holstein Annette Townsley, Louisa Council on Agricultural Education April Hemmes, Hampton…

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Governor issues disaster proclamation for Jackson County

June 28, 2013
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Today, Governor Terry E. Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for one county in response to recent storms and flooding. The Governor’s proclamation, for Jackson County, allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of the storms and flooding. Additional information on storms and flooding may be found…

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

June 28, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today released their public schedules for Monday, July 1, 2013 – Thursday, July 4, 2013. Please note the administration’s weekly press conference will take place outside on the west side of Finkbine Street. The Robert D. Ray Conference Room will serve as setting should there be inclement…

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Gov. Branstad addresses the Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Demonstration Program

June 28, 2013
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10:30 a.m.  Gov. Branstad addresses the Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Demonstration Program State Historical Building 600 E. Locust Des Moines, IA

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Governor Branstad issues Disaster Proclamation for two counties

June 27, 2013
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Today, Governor Terry E. Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for two counties in response to recent storms and flooding. The Governor’s proclamation, for Winneshiek and Worth counties, allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of the storms and flooding. In addition, the Governor’s proclamation activates the…

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Governor Branstad issues Disaster Proclamation for Clinton County

June 26, 2013
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Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000022328 StartFragment:0000020900 EndFragment:0000022288 Governor Terry E. Branstad has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for one county in response to recent storms and flooding. Today, the Governor issued a proclamation to activate the Iowa Individual Assistance Program in Clinton County. A governor’s proclamation of disaster emergency had been issued June 1 to make…

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Details on Gov. Branstad’s storm tour and media availabilities with Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten tomorrow

June 25, 2013
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The office of Gov. Terry E. Branstad tonight released additional details regarding tomorrow’s tour of flood-affected areas in Muscatine and Waukon with Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten. The following events are open to the media (*all times are approximate and subject to change): Tuesday, June 25, 2013 8:20 a.m.   …

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Branstad to tour storm-affected areas Tuesday morning

June 25, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad will tour the storm-affected cities of Muscatine and Waukon Tuesday morning, June 25, 2013. The Muscatine visit will be roughly 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. The Waukon visit will be roughly 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Exact locations will be announced later tonight or early tomorrow morning. The events are open to…

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Gov. Branstad issues a proclamation of disaster emergency for Allamakee County

June 24, 2013
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Today, Governor Terry E. Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for one additional county in response to recent storms and flooding. The Governor declared a disaster in Allamakee County. In addition, the Governor has activated the Iowa Individual Assistance Program in Allamakee and Clayton counties. The Iowa Individual Assistance Program provides grants of up…

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