Press Releases

Sep 18, 2014

Braley Introduces Final Piece of His College Affordability Plan

Issues: Education

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today continued to roll out his College Affordability Plan by introducing legislation to provide current college students at risk of dropping out with a small amount of short-term aid to help them finish their education.

Sep 17, 2014

Braley Continues College Affordability Plan Push, Introduces Bill Strengthening Education Tax Incentives

Issues: Education

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today continued to roll out his College Affordability Plan by introducing legislation designed to help students and parents manage rising tuition costs, as well as provide relief to those facing significant student loan interest payments.

Sep 16, 2014

Braley Welcomes Waterloo Honor Flight Veterans to Washington

Issues: Defense and National Security, Veterans Affairs

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) welcomed nearly 100 Iowa veterans participating in today’s Waterloo Honor Flight as they arrived at the National World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

Sep 16, 2014

Braley Pushes China on Grain Exports

Issues: Agriculture, Energy

After the Chinese government recently barred a class of grain exports from the United States, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today urged the United States Trade Representative to quickly resolve the dispute, arguing that it could place Iowa jobs at risk.

Sep 16, 2014

Braley: The Department of Education Needs to Hear First-Hand from Iowans

Issues: Education

After asking for and receiving hundreds of stories about Iowans’ experiences attaining and paying back student loans, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today shared those comments with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

Sep 15, 2014

Braley to Unveil ‘College Affordability Plan’

Issues: Education

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today announced that this week he will roll out his College Affordability Plan—a plan constructed after a recent tour of colleges and universities throughout the state of Iowa, and after gathering hundreds of comments from Iowans about their experience attaining and repaying federal student loans.

Sep 11, 2014

Braley Accepting Applications for Military Service Academy Nominations

Issues: Defense and National Security, Education

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today announced that he is accepting applications from high school students from Iowa’s 1st District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for an appointment to the Class of 2019.

Sep 11, 2014

Braley Continues Fight Against Over-Burdensome EPA Regulations

In a phone conversation and letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) top official, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today continued his fight to prevent EPA regulations that he believes are unfair to Iowa’s agricultural community.

Sep 11, 2014

Braley Statement on 13th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

Issues: Defense and National Security, Iraq and Afghanistan, Veterans Affairs

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today released the following statement in honor of the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.

Sep 10, 2014

Braley-Backed, Bipartisan Anti-Spoofing Act Passes House

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) last night voted in favor of the Anti-Spoofing Act—a bipartisan bill that would help protect Iowa’s seniors from fraud.

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