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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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Antonio Delgado (D, NY-19) and three other House members have introduced legislation to improve the Veterans Crisis Line. The Revising and Expediting Actions for the Crisis Hotline (REACH) for Veterans Act would implement key improvements in staff training and management.
DES MOINES, Iowa – Two terrorist attacks by ISIS suicide bombers near a gate at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan claimed (at the time of this writing) the lives of 12 Marines and one Navy Corpsman (medic), as well as, at least 90 Afghans.
Iowa’s congressional delegation reacted to the news.
WASHINGTON — Iowa's junior Republican Senator said Thursday that President Joe Biden has made the country appear as a weak and unreliable partner, and the situation for him is at a crossroads.