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September 17, 2021
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As a Member of the United States House of Representatives from the great state of Iowa, I have the honor of representing the interests of family farmers, producers, and ranchers. Farming is a way of life for many Iowans, and we all understand how our local farmers help feed and fuel the world.

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September 10, 2021
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This weekend is the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks that led to the deaths of 2,996 Americans.

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September 9, 2021


(The Center Square) – Two Iowa fire departments in the Second Congressional District received fire prevention and safety grants totaling about $275,000.

September 8, 2021


Having served in the U.S. Army for 24-years as a nurse and doctor, I have personally seen both the physical and mental wounds that veterans endure in service to our nation. Many veterans are still living with those scars, and without proper care and treatment, mental health crises can make everyday life a struggle or even life-threatening.

September 7, 2021


(Ottumwa, IA) -- Three World War Two veterans were gifted a ride in a World War Two aircraft.

Bill Jones, Chuck Osing, and Allan Augustine served the United States in the Second World War.

September 6, 2021


OTTUMWA, Iowa (KYOU) - Monday morning if you saw a plane in the sky it could have been a World War II veteran. Dozens of people came out to Ottumwa Regional Airport to honor three veterans who served 76 years ago.

September 2, 2021


OTTUMWA, I.A.—Today, September 2nd, 2021, Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02) announced that two federal grants have been awarded to fire departments in Iowa’s Second District.

September 2, 2021


When U.S. presidential candidates campaign in Iowa every four years, one of the first issues they are sure to be asked by voters in the ag-heavy state is whether they would support continued federal subsidies for ethanol and other biofuels. 

September 1, 2021


Demand for ethanol is at best stagnant, and by some accounts in decline. This requires not looking at the immediate future and expanding coalitions to advance biofuels, shares John Coupert, executive director at the National Corn to Ethanol Research Center during a Congressional Biofuels Summit held Wednesday at the Farm Progress Show.