Rep. Kerry Burt of Waterloo, who is also a Waterloo Firefighter, joined Governor Culver at a bill signing Friday to to expand health benefits for police officers and fire fighters in Iowa. Senate File 226 ensures that police and fire fighters stricken with cancer or other work-related diseases get the disability and health benefits they deserve.
Kerry Burt was born and raised in Waterloo, Iowa. He is proud to have attended Kingsley Elementary, Hoover Junior High and West High School. He graduated from West High School, where he played football and basketball and was awarded an athletic scholarship to the University of Iowa in 1983. While at the University of Iowa, Kerry [...]