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Governor Branstad activates Iowa Individual Assistance Program for Van Buren County

July 12, 2013
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DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Van Buren County in response to recent storms and flooding. The Governor’s proclamation activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program. The Iowa Individual Assistance Program provides grants of up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200 percent of the…

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Governor Branstad activates Iowa Individual Assistance Program for Van Buren County

July 12, 2013
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DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Van Buren County in response to recent storms and flooding. The Governor’s proclamation activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program. The Iowa Individual Assistance Program provides grants of up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200 percent of the…

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Branstad accepts Swati Dandekar’s resignation from the Iowa Utilities Board

July 9, 2013
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad today accepted Swati Dandekar’s letter of resignation as a member of the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) effective Monday, July 22, 2013. “I want to thank Swati for her dedication and public service to the Iowa Utilities Board,” said Branstad. “I wish her well in her future endeavors. Our search for her replacement will…

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Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results.

May 23, 2013
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Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results.

Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results. Branstad hails landmark session achievements: Significant property tax relief, transformational education reform, meaningful health modernization that focuses on quality outcomes for low-income patients (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today commended the Iowa Legislature for working with them to enact significant property tax…

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Branstad signs nine bills into law; Signs Executive Order 81

May 15, 2013
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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed the following bills into law: Senate File 247 an Act providing for the possession of cats classified as bengals and savannahs. Senate File 386 an Act relating to matters under the purview of the Department of Transportation, including the use of information contained in electronic driver…

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Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technician Donald P. McGrane

May 2, 2013
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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Branstad is ordering all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013, to honor Vietnam War Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technician Donald P. McGrane of Waverly, Iowa, who was set to be laid to rest today at Arlington National Cemetery.…

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Gov. Branstad signs 17 bills into law

April 5, 2013
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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad today signed the following bills into law: House File 14 an Act relating to the enforcement of weight limitations for vehicles with retractable axles. House File 131 an Act authorizing charitable giving payroll deductions for community college employees. House File 307 an Act establishing the Department of Homeland Security…

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Branstad, Reynolds launch “Auditor Search” web site

April 5, 2013
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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced a new web site for individuals wishing to submit cover letters and resumes for consideration as Iowa’s next state auditor. There is also a section for recommendations for Iowans with ideas on who they would like to see as Iowa’s next…

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Branstad, Reynolds praise Vaudt on outstanding tenure of service as Iowa’s “Taxpayer Watchdog”

April 4, 2013
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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today thanked state Auditor David Vaudt for his service as Iowa’s “Taxpayer Watchdog,” and wished him well as the new chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Vaudt, who served as Iowa’s state auditor from January 2003 to present, announced today that he…

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Branstad, Reynolds praise Vaudt on outstanding tenure of service as Iowa’s “Taxpayer Watchdog”

April 4, 2013
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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today thanked state Auditor David Vaudt for his service as Iowa’s “Taxpayer Watchdog,” and wished him well as the new chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Vaudt, who served as Iowa’s state auditor from January 2003 to present, announced today that he…

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