Tag: Iowa

The Significance Of The Hemp Industry To Iowa Farmers

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The Iowa Senate just passed a hemp farming bill for Iowa farmers unanimously. While it’s doubtful the Iowa House will take the bill up without popular support and pressure from the public, the educational opportunities for how low THC hemp products can provide pain relief for Iowa’s farmers abound…while also...

Carroll Police Breaking Laws To Seize Legal Hemp CBD

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Carroll Police Breaking Laws To Seize Legal Hemp CBD  Carrie Bluml has been slandered. Paperwork filed Friday, April 13th in court says she is in the right, and that the town of Carroll has some accounting to do. People in Carroll have been saying Carrie’s shop, Nature Ammil, located at...

Paying my respects to Chief War Eagle by Gubernatorial Candidate Marco Battaglia

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Paying my respects to Chief War Eagle By Gubernatorial Candidate Marco Battaglia “TERRITORY, It's just the body of the nation The people that inhabit it make its configuration PREJUDICE, Something we all can do without Cause a flag of many colors is what this land's all about” Anthrax- Indians https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzpRU347BDU...

Gubernatorial candidate Marco Battaglia on the Clubhouse Model of Mental Health Rehabilitation.

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I learned so much from my tour of Passageway mental health clubhouse in Des Moines, Iowa. I met some wonderful people that have overcome great obstacles. I encourage the other gubernatorial candidates to visit. Passageway would be very excited to give you the tour. Many people I have spoken with,...

Marco Battaglia’s response to the Governor’s Condition of the State

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Condition of the State Response January 19, 2018 Marco Battaglia Iowa is in dire need of Comprehensive Tax Reform Governor Renyolds said that she wants to lower taxes but she has been hesitant to say what exactly her plan is. I’ve heard politicians from the right and left of me...

Letter to Toyota Motor Corporation from Marco Battaglia

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Dear Mr. Takeshi Uchiyamada, Mr. Akio Toyoda, and whomever it may concern "Well, some people create their own opportunities; others go where opportunities are the greatest; others fail to recognize opportunity when they are face to face with it.” Walter Chrysler I have been behind the wheel of a Toyota...

Guest Post from Jason Karimi- Executive Director Iowa Patients for Medical Marijuana

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             As a former delegate to the Iowa GOP convention, I’d like to weigh in and clear up some confusion concerning the status of medical cannabis laws in the country that has been passed around over the past few years. While attempting to reach out to House Leadership, our calls...

Bird Flu Disaster Proclamation Extended Until August 30

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Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday extended the State of Disaster Emergency in Iowa following avian flu outbreak until August 30. This is the third extension of the Disaster Proclamation the governor announced. The current disaster proclamation was set to expire on July 31. The proclamation activates the disaster response and...

Economic Impact of Craft Brewing Industry Exceeded 100 Million in Iowa

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The economic impact of the craft brewing industry in Iowa surpassed $100 million in 2014 that resulted in creating 1,500 jobs and increasing personal income by nearly $42 million, according to a study report. “The craft beer industry is one of Iowa’s emerging manufacturing segments,” said Megan McKay, a member...

Connect Every Acre High-Speed Broadband Bill Signed into Law

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On Monday, Governor Terry Branstad singed House File 655, a bill that encourages the expansion of high-speed broadband internet to all corners of the state, into law. The Connect Every Acre high-speed broadband bill facilitates broadband access to all targeted areas of Iowa to accelerate the growth of modern agriculture,...