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Terry Branstad's Public Statements

Full Name: Terry E. Branstad
Office: Governor (IA), Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Christine; 3 Children: Eric, Allison, Marcus
Birth Date: 11/17/1946
Birth Place: Leland, IA
Home City: Boone, IA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
March 18, 2014 Iowa Designated All★Vet State by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
March 13, 2014 Greene County Becomes First Home Base Iowa Community
March 10, 2014 Iowa Tourism Office Launches Ad Campaign, Updated Web Site to Inspire Travel to Iowa
March 6, 2014 Gov. Branstad Joins Lawsuit Opposing a California Law that Discriminates Against Iowa Egg Producers
March 3, 2014 Thirty-nine School Districts Selected for First Teacher Leadership Systems
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Army National Guard Cuts
Feb. 21, 2014 Gov. Branstad Issues Statement After Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Appeal
Feb. 17, 2014 Branstad Establishes Council to Guide Expansion of National Service
Feb. 13, 2014 Branstad, Reynolds Announce Removal of Barriers for Veterans, Military Spouses Who Want to Teach in Iowa
Feb. 10, 2014 Branstad, Reynolds Partner with Iowa Finance Authority and Iowa Association of REALTORS to Announce Opportunity for Iowans to Buy a Home, Realize Federal Tax Credit
Feb. 7, 2014 Gov. Branstad, Represented by Iowa Attorney General, Asks the Iowa Supreme Court to Overturn Iowa Juvenile Home Court Decision
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assistance to Ease Propane Shortage
Feb. 3, 2014 Branstad, Reynolds Applaud Iowa Student Loan, State Entities for New Programs Addressing High Student Debt, Financial Literacy Needs
Jan. 31, 2014 Branstad, Reynolds Take Additional Action to Ease Burden of Propane Shortage
Jan. 27, 2014 Iowa Business Council Announces Goal of Hiring 2,500 Veterans
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Action on Propane Shortage
Jan. 23, 2014 Branstad, Reynolds Address "Hearing in the Heartland: Supporting the Renewable Fuel Standard"
Jan. 14, 2014 Gov. Branstad Delivers 2014 Condition of the State: "Iowa is Working"
Jan. 9, 2014 Branstad, Reynolds Applaud State Fair Board's Decision
Jan. 8, 2014 Gov. Brandstad Donates Iowa Ham to Food Bank of Iowa, Louisiana Soup Kitchen Following Outback Bowl Wager
Jan. 6, 2014 State of Iowa Expands Government Payment Partnership with Dwolla; Iowa DOT Begins Using Service for IFTA and IRP
Jan. 3, 2014 Governors Heineman and Branstad Celebrate Two-State Regional Economic Development Organization
Jan. 3, 2014 Federal Officials Finalize Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Waiver to Improve Iowans' Health Outcomes
Dec. 31, 2013 Governors Branstad and Jindal Make Outback Bowl Wager Aimed at Helping the Hungry
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader McConnell, and Minority Leader Pelosi - Clear Path for Trade and Investment
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reconsideration on EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard Rule
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Grassley Joins Iowa Governor, Congressional Delegation in Seeking Iowa Hearing on Proposed Reductions to the Renewable Fuel Standard
Dec. 12, 2013 Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds Reach Agreement with Federal Officials for Approval of Bi-Partisan Iowa Health and Wellness Plan
Dec. 3, 2013 Branstad Announces New Home Base Iowa Businesses and Communities Programs
Nov. 20, 2013 Branstad to participate in "Defend the Renewable Fuel Standard" event on Friday
Nov. 18, 2013 Branstad Launches Global Entrepreneurship Week
Nov. 15, 2013 Branstad, Reynolds Issue Statements On 2014 RFS Requirements
Nov. 13, 2013 Branstad Receives International Award as Foreign Direct Investment Politician of the Year Iowa Fertilizer Company named 2nd-best "Deal of the Year"
Nov. 12, 2013 Governor Branstad Highlights the Advantages of ESOPs
Nov. 12, 2013 Branstad Launches Home Base Iowa in National Effort to Match Veterans with Available Iowa Jobs
Nov. 12, 2013 Branstad Launches Home Base Iowa in National Effort to Match Veterans with Available Iowa Jobs
Nov. 5, 2013 Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds Announce Governor's Bullying Prevention Summit Video Contest Winners
Oct. 29, 2013 CleanWaterIowa.org: New Site Launched to Help Iowans Protect Water Quality
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair House Agriculture Committee, Debbie Stabenow, Chair Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, Collin Peterson, Ranking Member House Agriculture Committee, and Thad Cochra, Ranking Member Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Renew Encouragement for Farm Bill Passage
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson and Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Enact a Farm Bill Reauthorization
Oct. 21, 2013 Medicaid Program Integrity Initiative Saves $86 Million over 3 years
Oct. 15, 2013 New Details Announced Regarding Governor's Bullying Prevention Summit
Oct. 14, 2013 "Fueling Our Future": New Biofuels Program Will Expand E-30 and Biodiesel Availability, Usage Throughout Iowa
Sept. 27, 2013 Branstad Signs Harvest Weight Proclamation
Sept. 23, 2013 Iowa Grocery Industry Association Joins with Governor and Lieutenant Governor to Scan Away Bullying
Sept. 20, 2013 Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds Announce Connect Every Iowan Broadband Initiative STEM Committee
Sept. 13, 2013 Branstad, Reynolds Statements on Slain Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting
Sept. 9, 2013 Branstad, Reynolds comment on IOC decision to keep Olympic wrestling
Sept. 4, 2013 Branstad Appoints Larry Noble as Head of the Iowa Department of Public Safety
Aug. 28, 2013 Branstad Rejects Bids for Iowa Communications Network
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