ROCK ISLAND, IL - The Quad Cities Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Committee announces a call for entries for the "Ida Kramer Children and the Holocaust Essay Contest" and the "Meyer and Frances Shnurman Holocaust Visual Arts Contest" which are open to all Quad City Area students in grades 7-12. The deadline for entries is February 1, 2018.
Both contests offer cash prizes as follows: 

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue today made the following comments regarding the Durbin-Graham-Flake immigration proposal, which fails to adequately address border security, enforcement, chain migration and diversity visas, while expanding legal status to immigrants who knowingly violated immigration law.

Prepared Statement by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa

Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security

January 16, 2018


Des Moines, IA – Today, Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price released the following statement marking the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

Azar: I am a Big Supporter of the “Sunshine Act”…Transparency Is Extremely Helpful

Azar: Will Ensure that the [Medicaid Drug Rebate] Program is Improved

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa marked a series of policy and oversight accomplishments in 2017.

“Serving the people of Iowa as their United States Senator is my first priority and it’s an honor that I take seriously,” Grassley said. “As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and through my extensive oversight efforts, my work focuses on making government more transparent, efficient and accountable to Iowans and all Americans.”

Q: How will Congress build on the achievements from the first session of the 115th Congress?

Davenport, Iowa (January, 2018) – Northwest Plumbing, Heating & AC has been serving the Quad City area and beyond since 1923. This year, Northwest continues their tradition of giving away a brand new furnace with their 7 th annual “I Hate My Furnace” Contest. The contest will continue throughout the entire month of January and will conclude on February 4 th.

Q: What was the most significant achievement of the U.S. Senate in 2017?

State Housing Trust Fund Grants to Spur Affordable Housing

(DES MOINES) – The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today approved a total of $7.4 million in grants to 25 Local Housing Trust Funds to support local affordable housing initiatives which will assist more than 2,600 Iowa families. The funding is provided from the State Housing Trust Fund’s Local Housing Trust Fund program.