Press Releases

Jul 23, 2014

Braley Survey Shows Strong Opposition to Impending Social Security Cuts

Rep. Bruce Braley’s (IA-01) office today issued a report that included the results of a survey of over 2000 Iowans who shared their opinions about upcoming cuts to Social Security field offices in Iowa

Jul 22, 2014

Braley Announces Resources for Cedar Rapids Airport

Issues: Transportation

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today announced that the Cedar Rapids Airport Commission has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grant will give the Eastern Iowa Airport $6,051,490 to expand and improve their terminal.

Jul 21, 2014

Braley Meets with Peat Family, of Dubuque, to Talk About Stalled Congolese Adoptions

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today met with Michael and Erin Peat of Dubuque to hear their family’s story and discuss stalled adoptions between American families and their children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Jul 21, 2014

Braley in Marion: Iowa Consumers Deserve a Choice in Our Energy Future

Issues: Energy

Ahead of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ruling on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and with gas hovering near $3.50/gallon, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today visited Linn Coop Oil Company in Marion as he pushed for legislation that would allow Iowa consumers to have a choice at the pump.

Jul 17, 2014

BREAKING: After Braley Advocacy, Social Security Administration Reverses Course on Service Cuts

Rep. Bruce Braley’s (IA-01) fight to prevent cuts to Social Security yielded results today after the Social Security Administration (SSA) told Braley that it would allow Iowa seniors to continue to receive benefit verification letters—a service requested last year by millions of Americans and tens of thousands of Iowans.

Jul 16, 2014

Braley Writes President in Continued Bipartisan Effort to Resolve Stalled Congolese Adoptions

Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in urging the United States government to address the issue of stalled adoptions with the Democratic Republic of the Congo, ahead of the Congolese Prime Minister’s attendance at a summit in the United States next month.

Jul 16, 2014

Braley: Iowa Consumers Deserve a Choice in Our Energy Future

Ahead of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ruling on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and with gas hovering near $3.50/gallon, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today introduced legislation that would allow Iowa consumers to have a choice at the pump.

Jul 14, 2014

Braley Announces Emergency Office Hours to Help Those Affected by Recent Storms

In light of recent severe weather across the 1st District, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today announced that his office will offer a series of office hours in areas of the 1st District most impacted, in order to make sure constituents are aware of the help and resources available to deal with the damage and recovery.

Jul 14, 2014

Braley’s Fight to Prevent Social Security Cuts Gains Bipartisan Momentum

Rep. Bruce Braley’s (IA-01) continued push to prevent impending Social Security service cuts got a bipartisan boost, as Rep. Don Young (R-AK) signed on to the Seniors’ Access to Social Security Act.

Jul 10, 2014

Braley Seeks Input of Iowans on Proposed Social Security Cuts

Days after sending a letter to administration officials demanding answers on Social Security service cuts, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today is calling on Iowans to share their experiences with Iowa Social Security Administration offices as he continues his push to delay the cuts to the essential services that 11 million Americans—including many Iowa seniors—used just last year.

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