WASHINGTON DC (June 19, 2019) — Today, Representative Dave Loebsack and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto introduced the Renew America’s Schools Act, legislation to provide crucial support to America’s schools to make critical infrastructure-upgrades that improve energy efficiency and reduce costs.

WASHINGTON DC (June 14, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack and Mike Kelly recently introduced legislation that would recognize certified genetic counselors (CGCs) as Medicare health-care providers. The “Access to Genetic Counselor Services Act of 2019,” HR3235, would allow Medicare beneficiaries access to genetic counselors, who provide specialized services in medical genetics and counseling.

WASHINGTON DC (June 13, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack today introduced legislation to bring high-speed broadband internet service to more than 98 percent of the country. The “Connect America Act” would authorize a reverse-auction by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help fund the deployment of high-speed internet to the largest portion of Americans at the lowest cost.

WASHINGTON DC (June 12, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack today welcomed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcement that they will take steps to improve the collection of data regarding who across the country has access to high-speed broadband internet. Currently, the FCC maps only take into account where broadband could be offered, not where broadband is actually available.

WASHINGTON DC (June 12, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack announced today that he has reintroduced legislation to establish a National Flood Center to conduct research on flooding, flood-prevention, and other flood-related issues. The National Flood Research and Education Center Act (NFRECA) will establish a consortium within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that includes institutes of higher education in order to advance the understanding of the causes of floodin

WASHINGTON DC (June 6, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in Clinton and Scott Counties for open office-hours. Brian Kramer, Loebsack’s District Representative, will be at the following locations. Brian Kramer will be on hand to work with individuals who are having difficulty with a government agency, have suggestions for Rep Loebsack, or would just like to share their concerns. Members of the public are invited to attend.

WASHINGTON DC (June 6, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack announced today that the Muscatine Municipal Airport will receive a $150,000 grant from the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant program. The funding will be used to rehabilitate 4,000 feet of Runway 12/30 and 4,800 feet of Taxiway B to maintain the structural integrity of the pavement and to minimize foreign-object debris.

WASHINGTON DC (June 5, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack announced today that the Clinton Municipal Airport will receive a $160,200 grant from the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant program. The funding will be used to reconstruct 250 feet of the existing taxiway pavement that has reached the end of its useful life.

WASHINGTON DC (June 5, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack today joined Rep David Cicilline to reintroduce their proposal to ban former Members of Congress from ever working as registered federal lobbyists. The lawmakers have joined together each Congress for the past eight years to introduce this legislation. Additionally, Rep Loebsack today thanked Rep Cindy Axne for introducing legislation aimed at cleaning up Washington, which includes a ban on Members becoming lobbyists.

WASHINGTON DC (June 3, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the House passed the Senate Amendment to HR2157, the Disaster Relief Act, 2019, by a wide, bipartisan vote. This legislation originally passed the Senate on May 23, by a wide, bipartisan vote.

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