WASHINGTON DC (November 21, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack released the following statement after the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed his bipartisan legislation, HR4229, the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act. Rep Loebsack’s legislation will help improve the accuracy of FCC broadband data maps by changing the way broadband data is collected.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 21, 2019) — Barksdale's cookies have become synonymous with the Iowa State Fair. Each year, thousands of families get in line to get their cup or bucket of warm, fresh chocolate chip cookies. But, as Joe Barksdale reaches 92 years old, it is time to make sure that cookie tradition continues.

WASHINGTON DC (November 21, 2019) — Prepared remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee, Summit on Health Care Savings: Committee for a Responsible Budget:


Thank you, President MacGuineas, for that kind introduction.

Good morning, everyone. And a special thanks to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget for all the work you do to encourage lawmakers to take a fiscally-responsible approach to governing.


SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (November 21, 2019) — Legislation capping out-of-pocket costs of prescription insulin for those with state-regulated health-care plans passed the Illinois House on November 13 with the support of State Representative Tony McCombie (71st-Savanna).

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 21, 2019) —

Members Only Discount Days, November 21-23

Join us in November for our Members Only Discount Days! From November 21-23, GAHC members receive 20% off their entire purchase in the gift shop!


MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (November 21, 2019) — With a presidential election year right around the corner, a national political journalist will help make sense of the landscape at a public talk on December 3 at Monmouth College.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2019) — The Illinois Office of Tourism is releasing its annual Illinois Made Holiday Gift Guide featuring unique local businesses around the state — each offering an authentic Illinois experience for visitors along with one-of-a-kind gifts for the holiday season.

ANKENY, IOWA (November 20, 2019) — Members of the Iowa Biodiesel Board and Iowa Soybean Association joined forces with other biodiesel advocates on Capitol Hill this week, urging Congress to pass an extension of the biodiesel tax-incentive by December.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2019) — On exhibit from December 13, 2019 through January 24, 2020 will be photographs by Chris Rayburn of Davenport, Iowa, watercolors by Tim Schiffer of Iowa City, Iowa, and giant glass goblets by John Miller of Champaign, Illinois.

WASHINGTON DC (November 20, 2019) — Following calls from Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Sen Joni Ernst, and Governor Kim Reynolds, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has announced it w