Governor Terry Branstad

Election 2014
11:39 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Gov. Christie Stumps for Gov. Branstad in Burlington

(L-R) IA Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, NJ Gov. Chris Christie, IA Gov. Terry Branstad and Congressional Candidate Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks joined forces for a rally in Burlington Thursday night.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie fired up supporters of his friend, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, during a stop in Burlington Thursday night.

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Branstad vs. Hatch
5:47 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Fertilizer Plant a Focus in Iowa Gubernatorial Debate

State Sen. Jack Hatch (L) and Gov. Terry Branstad square off before a crowd of 500 in Burlington over the weekend
Credit The Burlington Hawkeye

The latest debate between Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Iowa) and State Sen. Jack Hatch (D-Des Moines) focused on economic development and job creation, with just enough scandal and accusations to keep it interesting.

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Courtney Questions Promotion, Delivery
5:30 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Iowa Senator Wants Answers About Veterans Programs

State Senator Tom Courtney (D-Burlington) wants to know why military veterans are not aware of what Iowa has to offer.

There seems to be a disconnect between what the Iowa Legislature has been doing for military veterans and the public’s awareness of it.

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Previously Signed Bill in May
11:44 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Governor "Signs" Keokuk Area Hospital Bill

Several hundred people listen to Governor Terry Branstad talk about the need to loan Keokuk Area Hospital $5-million.

Keokuk is well-known for its annual civil war re-enactment, but a different re-enactment drew a large crowd to Keokuk Area Hospital Friday afternoon.

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Says "Iowa is Working"
10:22 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Iowa's Governor Eager for 6th Term

Gov. Terry Branstad in Fort Madison on Thursday

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says his 5th term in office has been all about leading the state's "comeback."

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Mixed Reviews from Local Lawmakers
4:44 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Iowa Condition of the State Address

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad

Governor Terry Branstad used his 2014 Condition of the State Address to show that "Iowa Is Working."

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Former SEIA Congressional Candidate
4:56 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Iowa Public Health Director Resigns

Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Ottumwa has stepped down as director of the Iowa Department of Public Health. She has twice ran for Congress, unsuccessfully, in the 2nd District.

A former Congressional candidate in southeast Iowa has stepped down as the head of the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Siemens to Produce 450 Wind Turbines
5:29 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Wind Deal Celebrated in Lee County

Siemens Energy Wind Power Americas CEO Tim Albenze

Several hundred people attended a ceremony in Lee County to celebrate what is being called the "World's Largest On-Shore Wind Turbine Order."

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Officially Opens this Spring
11:59 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

New Iowa State Penitentiary “Opens”

The ribbon-cutting for the "Grand Opening" of the new Iowa State Penitentiary

You could say Wednesday’s “Grand Opening” of the new Iowa State Penitentiary was a once in a lifetime experience. That’s because the current maximum security prison was built nearly 175 years ago, when Iowa was still a territory.

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Plant Being Built in Lee County
4:51 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Additional Money for Fertilizer Plant

The groundbreaking for Iowa Fertilizer Company's plant near Wever.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority has agreed to increase its financial incentive package for Iowa Fertilizer Company.

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