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Loebsack Announces Winner of 2020 Congressional Art Contest
June 3, 2020
Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that a colored pencil drawing entitled “Bibble” was selected to represent Iowa’s Second Congressional District in the 2020 Congressional Art Contest. The drawing was done by Ryann Cheek, a junior at North Scott High School. “Bibble” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. “Year after year, the vast amount of talent that is displayed by Iowa’s students continues to impress me. The creativity of our talented young artists demonstrates that the ... More
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Loebsack Applauds Additional $1.7 Million Investment for Community Health Centers to Expand COVID-19 Testing
May 8, 2020
Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced an additional round of grants for health centers located across Iowa’s Second Congressional District. These grants are specifically targeted to help expand testing for COVID-19 in their communities. Details are below. “One of the biggest obstacles we face in the reopening of our communities is the need for widespread testing. I am pleased that Iowa’s Community health ... More
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Loebsack Highlights Issues Important to Iowans for Gov. Reynolds to Discuss with Pres. Trump
May 6, 2020
In light of Governor Reynold’s announced meeting with President Trump, Congressman Dave Loebsack compiled a list of topics that Iowans have discussed with him and believes that the Governor should highlight in her conversation with the President and Coronavirus Taskforce. From ensuring our farmers and small rural businesses have access to PPP loans to ensuring worker safety and providing the necessary PPE, there are important topics that Iowans want the Governor and President to discuss. “All of... More
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Reps. Loebsack, Graves Introduce Resolution Honoring America's Teachers
May 5, 2020
This week, in celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week, Representative Dave Loebsack (IA-02) and Representative Sam Graves (MO-06) will introduce a resolution in Congress to honor teachers. The resolution recognizes the contributions of America’s teachers to building and enhancing the Nation’s civic, cultural, and economic well-being. National Teacher Appreciation Week runs May 4th through May 8th this year. “Even in these most trying of times, teachers strive to make a difference in th... More
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Loebsack Applauds AmeriCorps Investment in Iowa Initiatives
May 4, 2020
Congressman Dave Loebsack today applauded the release of funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) AmeriCorps Grant program. These competitive grants will help support approximately 140 AmeriCorps members in organizations in Iowa’s Second Congressional District. Loebsack has been a longtime supporter of the CNCS and has advocated for robust funding of its initiatives. Organizations receiving grants include the City of Davenport and Graceland University. “As Iowans ... More
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Reps. Loebsack, Axne and Finkenauer Call on President Trump to Use Defense Production Act for Protective Equipment for Meat Processing Plants
May 1, 2020
Today, Rep. Dave Loebsack (IA-02), Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Rep. Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking for the president to partner in safely reopening meat processing plants in Iowa by utilizing the Defense Production Act (DPA) to produce the needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for workers, just as he has done to order the opening of the plants. “For our food supply to remain open, the people working in these plants must have the proper safety gear to ... More
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