posted on November 21, 2014 04:14 PM
Iowa 3rd District Congressman-elect David Young (R – Van Meter) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young just returned from Washington, D.C., where he attended orientation for new members of Congress. The program will discuss his election victory, upcoming first term in the U.S. House of...
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posted on November 21, 2014 02:34 PM
Congressman-elect David Young was able to secure an appointment to the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Young says he doesn't want a government shutdown. He says he wants to see appropriations bills move through the committee process and to the House floor in a timely manner so funding...
posted on November 21, 2014 02:32 PM
Congressman-elect David Young says he wants to govern, and he's willing to work with others in Congress and whoever is president in order to accomplish things in Washington. He says he hopes there is opportunity in the next two years to find common ground on tax reform, the Keystone XL Pipeline...
posted on November 21, 2014 02:29 PM
Congressman-elect David Young (R - Van Meter) says he's disappointed that President Barack Obama is taking executive action on certain immigration issues. He says he believes there is potential compromise in the next Congress, and the foremost important issue is securing the border.
posted on July 11, 2014 04:31 PM
Democratic candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Fourth District Jim Mowrer (D-Boone) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Mowrer is challenging incumbent Representative Steve King.
Joining Mowrer at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa;...
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posted on July 11, 2014 01:50 PM
Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says he has some issues with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) that need to be fixed. However, he says the country can't go back to a time when insurance companies could drop coverage when people got sick or because of pre-existing...
posted on July 11, 2014 01:42 PM
Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King is partly responsible for problems with illegal immigration today, because King advocates against solutions for immigration issues and doesn't offer any alternative solutions. Mowrer says Congress needs to pass...
posted on July 11, 2014 12:58 PM
Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King regularly advocates for no government involvement whatsoever, and therefore, it's hypocritical of King to say he's against most things, yet supportive of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Mowrer says he is a...
posted on June 27, 2014 04:59 PM
David Young, Republican candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Third District is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young finished fifth in the June 3 primary election, but he won the nomination on the fifth ballot at the district convention Saturday, June 21.
Joining Young at the Iowa Press...
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posted on June 27, 2014 04:47 PM
Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says knowing how to hit the ground running in Washington, D.C., is an asset. He also says he's seen the bad and ugly parts of the nation's capital and is ready to take on those issues.
posted on June 27, 2014 04:44 PM
Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says he wants to see Iowans' pay go up. However, he says tax relief for small businesses is necessary if there's going to be any change in the minimum wage.
posted on June 27, 2014 04:41 PM
Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says social issues are important to him personally, but he doesn't plan to push them in Congress. He does say that if Republicans gain a majority in the Senate and certain social issues are brought up at the federal level, he will...
posted on December 20, 2013 06:42 PM
Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he doesn't know right now if he would consider becoming a lobbyist after he leaves Congress at the end of this term. He says there are many opportunities, including possibly working for a charity, and he hasn't talked with his family about what will be his next step.
posted on December 20, 2013 06:40 PM
Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he has never endorsed a candidate in a primary election, and he doesn't expect to endorse anyone in the 2014 Republican primary for the 3rd District Congressional seat he now holds. He says several Iowans have contacted him with interest in the seat. Latham says the...
posted on December 20, 2013 06:36 PM
Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he had a conversation with his wife and family and decided it is the right time for him to step aside and give up his seat in Congress. He says it's an emotional decision because he loves the job, and he has considered it a great honor.