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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
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Issue Position: Reforming Government Issue Position: Job Creation 6/30/14 Branstad, Reynolds Launch "Zero Fatalities" Traffic Safety Initiative 6/27/14 Howard County Becomes a Home Base Iowa Community 6/26/14 Iowa Workforce Development Awarded $6 Million Apprenticeship Job Training Grant 6/23/14 Branstad, Reynolds, Iowa HSEMD Update Iowans on Flooding Across the State 6/16/14 Gov. Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds Announce New Blockbuster Museum Exhibition Opening June 27 6/10/14 Branstad Accepts Three Debate Invitations 6/09/14 Branstad, Reynolds Celebrate Success of the Skilled Iowa Initiative on Second Anniversary of Its Launch 6/03/14 Branstad-Reynolds Statement on Primary Victory 5/27/14 Branstad Signs the Iowa Apprenticeship and Job Training Act into Law 5/27/14 Letter to Matt Schultz, Secretary of State of Iowa - Home Base Iowa, Iowa Apprenticeship and Job Training Act 5/26/14 Gov. Branstad Signs Home Base Iowa Act Into Law 5/19/14 Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds Recognize Iowa Student Loan Scholarship Winners for Proven Financial Literacy Skills 5/13/14 Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds announce Iowa's National Youth Science Camp Delegation 5/13/14 Branstad, Reynolds Renew Call for Robust Renewable Fuel Standard 5/07/14 Over 1,300 National Service Volunteers Will Help Governor's Goal of Increasing Volunteerism 5/05/14 Branstad, Reynolds HSEMD Director Schouten Encourage Storm Readiness 5/01/14 Gov. Branstad Releases Statement on Close of 2014 Legislative Session 4/25/14 House Democrats Kill Broadband Bill; Play Politics with Iowans' Livelihood and Jobs 4/16/14 Branstad, Reynolds and Iowa Insurance Division Protect Iowans from Losing Insurance 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 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Action on Propane Shortage 1/27/14 Iowa Business Council Announces Goal of Hiring 2,500 Veterans 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 Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds Reach Agreement with Federal Officials for Approval of Bi-Partisan Iowa Health and Wellness Plan 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 12/03/13 Branstad Announces New Home Base Iowa Businesses and Communities Programs