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Re-Vitalizing Rural Iowa

By |2014-09-23T13:22:40-06:00September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Agriculture, Education, Featured, Health Care, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Over the last 50 years, many rural communities have experienced a significant decline in population. We all must work together to re-populate rural Iowa and capitalize on the strengths of rural communities to create good jobs and improve the quality of life. Statistics show that students with access to broadband in their homes are 6-8% more [...]

Rural Caucus: Keep Workforce Centers Open

By |2011-02-20T12:50:15-06:00February 20th, 2011|Categories: Agriculture, Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , |

Members of the Iowa House Rural Caucus today said a plan by Governor Branstad to close 39 workforce offices unfairly targets rural Iowa. “Governor Branstad’s plan to shut down workforce offices is a step in the wrong direction. With a growing economy and $900 million budget surplus, there is no reason to end critical job training [...]

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