Senator David Hartsuch and Senate Republican Leader Paul McKinley will be putting on a forum entitled "Transforming Iowa's Business Climate". The event will be held on Thursday the 13th at 5:30pm at Frank's Pizza in Bettendorf, near 53rd and 18th Streets. Senator Paul McKinley as a small-business owner from Chariton, Iowa, who has faced first-hand the challenges posed by Iowa's exploding bureaucracy. Since his election to lead the Republican Senate Caucus in 2009, he is focused on growing Iowa businesses rather than growing government. Senators Hartsuch and McKinley will share the Republican vision for business growth in Iowa. Senator David Hartsuch has a 100% perfect voting record as scored by the National Federation of Independent Business and has been a champion for small-business owners in Iowa. During this past session, Senator Hartsuch promoted legislation in order to ensure that more government contracts were awarded to Iowa owned businesses. The event will be held on Thursday, May 13 at 5:30 PM it is open to the public. For additional information call Iowans for Hartsuch at 563-823-8442.