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Loebsack Announces Start of Online Voting for 2017 Congressional Art Contest
April 28, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that online voting to select the 2017 People’s Choice Award winner to represent Iowa’s Second Congressional District in the Congressional Art Contest has now begun. The artwork that receives the most votes will be named this year’s winner and will be displayed in the tunnel leading to the U.S. Capitol for one year. The winning student and one parent or guardian will also each receive a free flight to Washington, D.C. to attend a reception held in their h... More
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Loebsack, Bacon Reintroduce Legislation to Cut Member Pay
March 30, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) announced today that he has reintroduced legislation that would cut Member’s pay for the first time since the Great Depression. Loebsack was joined by Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) in cosponsoring the legislation. The bipartisan Congressional Halt in Pay Increases (CHIP IN) and Cut Congressional Pay Act (HR 1786) would cut their pay by 10 percent and repeal automatic pay increases that currently take place. “I came to Washington to fight on behalf of hard working Iowan... More
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Loebsack Announces 2017 Congressional High School Art Competition
March 29, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that high school students in the Iowa’s Second Congressional District may now submit their original artwork to be considered for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. The annual competition is hosted by the United States House of Representatives to recognize talented young artists from across the nation. The winning student from each district is invited to Washington, D.C. to attend a reception held in their honor and will have his or her artwork displ... More
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Loebsack Statement on the House Republicans Pulling the ACA Repeal Bill
March 24, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after House Republicans pulled the legislation that would repeal the ACA. “Today is the inevitable result of seven years of choosing cynical political rhetoric over honest policy debate. I remain committed today, just as I have been every day, to work in good faith with anyone in an honest attempt to improve the lives and healthcare of hardworking Iowans.” More
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Loebsack Statement on Delaying the Healthcare Repeal Vote
March 23, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement after House Republicans pushed back a scheduled vote on their plan to repeal the ACA. Republican leaders have been saying for the past week that there would be a vote on their repeal bill this evening. “After seven years and a billion dollars in campaign advertisements spent, Republicans still haven’t been able to come up with a plan to provide quality, affordable healthcare to Americans. The legislation they’re trying to pass, which was... More
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Loebsack Leads Call for “Dollars and Data” to Improve Rural Wireless Coverage
March 22, 2017
At a recent Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing, Congressman Dave Loebsack led the call for a direct investment in expanding both fixed and mobile broadband, especially in rural areas. He also called for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide more reliable data to map and target where additional broadband access is needed. Click here to watch Dave’s full opening statement. Text of Loebsack’s statement: “Broadband is not a luxury for rural America. It’s survival. I ... More
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