Braley Joins USDA Secretary Vilsack to Discuss Food, Farm and Jobs Bill in Maquoketa and Cedar Rapids PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Giertz   
Monday, 11 June 2012 08:22

Senate took first steps toward Farm Bill passage this week; Braley and Vilsack seek feedback from Iowans  

 

Washington, DC – On Monday, June 11th, 2012, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) will join US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for a pair of listening sessions in Maquoketa and Cedar Rapids focused on the Food, Farm and Jobs Bill pending before Congress.

 

Just this week, the US Senate took the first steps toward passing the Food, Farm and Jobs Bill.

 

For past month, Braley has hosted listening sessions on the Food, Farm and Jobs Bill in communities across eastern Iowa, including in Grinnell, Independence, Manchester, Marengo, Marshalltown, Strawberry Point, Toledo, and Vinton.

 

Monday’s events are free and open to the public.

 

Monday June 11th, 2012

 

10:45am               Maquoketa Food, Farm and Jobs Bill Listening Session

Huntsville Interpretive Center

18670 63rd St.

Maquoketa, Iowa

 

3:00pm                 Cedar Rapids Food, Farm and Jobs Bill Listening Session

Kirkwood Community College

Iowa Hall (Rooms A, B, C and D)

6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

 

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