An experienced candidate in southeast Iowa has decided to run again for Congress. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports Republican State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks from Ottumwa is running again for the Second District seat in the US House.
Hundreds of acres near the Quad Cities, and overlooking the Mississippi River, are now ready for development. Wednesday Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds toured the property and officially added the Anderson Green Business Park to the state's list of "certified sites."
Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro will campaign in Iowa this weekend. This will be the third trip to the state for the former mayor of San Antonio and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Iowa's annual moratorium on utility disconnections during the winter ends April 1st. Under the law, Iowa residents who qualify for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program are protected from having their natural gas or electric service shut off from November to April.
The most recent democrat to consider running for president will visit eastern iowa this weekend. Ohio U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown is starting a tour of select states to help him decide if he wants to run for the nomination next year.
A whole lot of milk is coming to the Quad Cities' food banks and pantries. As part of a government program to help farmers hurt by tariffs, the U.S.D.A. has bought surplus milk. The plan is to deliver it to food banks across the country.