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Iowa agrees to form Sister State with Kosovo

June 13, 2013
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today welcomed the Honorable Hashim Thaçi, the Prime Minister of Kosovo, to Iowa during a meeting in the governor’s formal office of the Iowa Capitol. During the meeting, the governor, lieutenant governor and Prime Minister Thaçi discussed the unique Iowa-Kosovo partnership, which began informally through the…

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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, Reynolds to implement modernized health care program

March 4, 2013
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Healthy Iowa Plan improves access, rewards positive health by focusing on outcomes, and is sustainable Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today unveiled the Healthy Iowa Plan that will cover all of the approximately 89,000 uninsured Iowans earning below 100 percent of federal poverty level. “The Healthy Iowa Plan is a modern health…

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Watch the Governor’s Public Budget Hearing

December 12, 2012
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Branstad, Reynolds, Allen announce six STEM hubs in Iowa

May 4, 2012
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Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and UNI President Ben Allen are pleased to announce the selection of six regional network hubs that will promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and economic development across Iowa. This is the first major initiative of the new Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, a public-private partnership whose…

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds take their message of property tax relief to Hampton Noon Rotary

March 7, 2012
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Noon             Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds take their message of property tax relief to Hampton Noon Rotary                         Godfather’s Pizza               

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Thursday Schedule Confirmed for Vice President Xi’s Visit to Iowa

February 15, 2012
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Vice President Xi’s schedule for Thursday, February 16, 2012 has been finalized.  While in Iowa, several events, including a visit to an area farm, will be open up for media coverage. Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds will be in attendance at these events. Space and security concerns limit the number of reporters to a…

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Why Iowa looks to Florida to boost third-grade reading

February 10, 2012
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Reading by the end of third grade is an essential milestone. Yet an alarming number of Iowa youngsters are promoted to fourth grade without having mastered this basic skill. That’s why the Branstad-Reynolds Administration blueprint for world-class schools includes an initiative modeled after Florida’s successful literacy program, and why they are pleased that Dr. Matthew…

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Major U of I Flood Recovery Projects Move Forward with Additional Funding

January 11, 2012
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Today, Governor Terry E. Branstad received notification that FEMA has awarded an additional $106.7 million for two major University of Iowa 2008 flood recovery projects. The total of federal funding that has been slated to aid in the recovery of University of Iowa facilities is now nearly $421 million. The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency…

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Branstad, Reynolds to take Condition of the State speech to Iowa communities

January 5, 2012
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that they will be embarking on a tour across Iowa to share the governor’s Condition of the State address with Iowans in their local communities. The tour is set to begin Wednesday, January 11, 2012, the day after the speech is delivered to a joint session…

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