Governor Terry E. Branstad's Public Statements


Full Name: Terry E. Branstad
Current Office: Governor, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last 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
Issue Category
Keyword Search
3/18/14 Iowa Designated All★Vet State by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation 3/13/14 Greene County Becomes First Home Base Iowa Community 3/10/14 Iowa Tourism Office Launches Ad Campaign, Updated Web Site to Inspire Travel to Iowa 3/06/14 Gov. Branstad Joins Lawsuit Opposing a California Law that Discriminates Against Iowa Egg Producers 3/03/14 Thirty-nine School Districts Selected for First Teacher Leadership Systems 2/28/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Army National Guard Cuts 2/21/14 Gov. Branstad Issues Statement After Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Appeal 2/17/14 Branstad Establishes Council to Guide Expansion of National Service 2/13/14 Branstad, Reynolds Announce Removal of Barriers for Veterans, Military Spouses Who Want to Teach in Iowa 2/10/14 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 2/07/14 Gov. Branstad, Represented by Iowa Attorney General, Asks the Iowa Supreme Court to Overturn Iowa Juvenile Home Court Decision 2/04/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assistance to Ease Propane Shortage 2/03/14 Branstad, Reynolds Applaud Iowa Student Loan, State Entities for New Programs Addressing High Student Debt, Financial Literacy Needs 1/31/14 Branstad, Reynolds Take Additional Action to Ease Burden of Propane Shortage 1/27/14 Iowa Business Council Announces Goal of Hiring 2,500 Veterans 1/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Action on Propane Shortage 1/23/14 Branstad, Reynolds Address "Hearing in the Heartland: Supporting the Renewable Fuel Standard" 1/14/14 Gov. Branstad Delivers 2014 Condition of the State: "Iowa is Working" 1/09/14 Branstad, Reynolds Applaud State Fair Board's Decision 1/08/14 Gov. Brandstad Donates Iowa Ham to Food Bank of Iowa, Louisiana Soup Kitchen Following Outback Bowl Wager 1/06/14 State of Iowa Expands Government Payment Partnership with Dwolla; Iowa DOT Begins Using Service for IFTA and IRP 1/03/14 Governors Heineman and Branstad Celebrate Two-State Regional Economic Development Organization 1/03/14 Federal Officials Finalize Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Waiver to Improve Iowans' Health Outcomes 12/31/13 Governors Branstad and Jindal Make Outback Bowl Wager Aimed at Helping the Hungry 12/23/13 Letter to President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader McConnell, and Minority Leader Pelosi - Clear Path for Trade and Investment 12/20/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reconsideration on EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard Rule 12/12/13 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 12/12/13 Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds Reach Agreement with Federal Officials for Approval of Bi-Partisan Iowa Health and Wellness Plan 12/03/13 Branstad Announces New Home Base Iowa Businesses and Communities Programs 11/20/13 Branstad to participate in "Defend the Renewable Fuel Standard" event on Friday 11/18/13 Branstad Launches Global Entrepreneurship Week 11/15/13 Branstad, Reynolds Issue Statements On 2014 RFS Requirements 11/13/13 Branstad Receives International Award as Foreign Direct Investment Politician of the Year Iowa Fertilizer Company named 2nd-best "Deal of the Year" 11/12/13 Governor Branstad Highlights the Advantages of ESOPs 11/12/13 Branstad Launches Home Base Iowa in National Effort to Match Veterans with Available Iowa Jobs 11/12/13 Branstad Launches Home Base Iowa in National Effort to Match Veterans with Available Iowa Jobs 11/05/13 Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds Announce Governor's Bullying Prevention Summit Video Contest Winners 10/29/13 New Site Launched to Help Iowans Protect Water Quality 10/29/13 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 10/29/13 Letter to Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson and Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Enact a Farm Bill Reauthorization 10/21/13 Medicaid Program Integrity Initiative Saves $86 Million over 3 years 10/15/13 New Details Announced Regarding Governor's Bullying Prevention Summit 10/14/13 "Fueling Our Future": New Biofuels Program Will Expand E-30 and Biodiesel Availability, Usage Throughout Iowa 9/27/13 Branstad Signs Harvest Weight Proclamation 9/23/13 Iowa Grocery Industry Association Joins with Governor and Lieutenant Governor to Scan Away Bullying 9/20/13 Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds Announce Connect Every Iowan Broadband Initiative STEM Committee 9/13/13 Branstad, Reynolds Statements on Slain Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting 9/09/13 Branstad, Reynolds comment on IOC decision to keep Olympic wrestling 9/04/13 Branstad Appoints Larry Noble as Head of the Iowa Department of Public Safety 8/28/13 Branstad Rejects Bids for Iowa Communications Network