Press Releases

Apr 22, 2014

Braley Pushes for Passage of Hire a Hero Act

Washington, D.C. – After the expiration of a tax credit that had helped put 1400 Iowa veterans back to work, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today wrote Speaker of the House John Boehner urging him to restore the tax credit and make it permanent.

Apr 22, 2014

Braley, Joined By Mayor, Sees Ash Borer Damage First-Hand in Waterloo

Issues: Agriculture

Washington, D.C. – After recently introducing legislation on the issue, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today met with Waterloo Mayor Buck Clark to tour the damage resulting from the emerald ash borer, an invasive beetle that is killing ash trees across the state.

Apr 21, 2014

Braley Joins Cedar Rapids Group to Continue Push to Restore Child Tax Credit

Cedar Rapids, IA – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today teamed up with Horizons Family Services in Cedar Rapids to voice his concerns about increasing childcare costs facing Iowa families and his effort to reduce their tax burden by restoring the Child Tax Credit.

Apr 21, 2014

Braley Joins Iowa City School District Officials to Discuss Radon Testing, Mitigation

Issues: Education, Health

Coralville, IA – After the Iowa legislature’s recent attempt to require radon testing in Iowa schools stalled, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today joined Iowa City school officials, including Superintendent Steve Murley, to discuss the district’s successful efforts to keep Iowa City students safe from radon exposure.

Apr 17, 2014

Braley Sees Ash Borer Damage First-Hand in Newton

Newton, IA – After recently introducing legislation on the issue, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today traveled to Newton to tour the damage resulting from the emerald ash borer, an invasive beetle that is killing ash trees across the state.

Apr 17, 2014

Braley Continues Fight to Allow Dubuque Family's Legal Adoption to Proceed

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today continued his fight on behalf of Erin and Michael Peat, who had their adoption of a child from the Democratic Republic of Congo suspended at the very end of the adoption process.

Apr 17, 2014

Braley Pushes for Renewal of Veterans Job Creation Tax Credit at Iowa City Hy-Vee

Iowa City, IA – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today traveled to the Iowa City Hy-Vee to push for the permanent restoration of a veterans job creation tax credit that expired at the beginning of the year.

Apr 16, 2014

Braley Presents Service Medals to Tama Veteran Oscar Johnson Decades After his Military Service

Tama, IA – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today presented Oscar Johnson with nine service medals and several other commendations—including medals related to Johnson’s service in World War II and the Korean War—that he was entitled to after a long military career.

Apr 15, 2014

Braley Visits Bethany Home in Continued Effort to Prevent Senior Fraud

Dubuque, IA – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today continued his fight to protect Iowa’s seniors from scam-artists by visiting Bethany Home and announcing his support for the Protecting Seniors from Health Care Fraud Act of 2013.

Apr 15, 2014

Braley Visits Prairie Hills in Continued Effort to Prevent Senior Fraud

Clinton, IA – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today continued his fight to protect Iowa’s seniors from scam-artists by visiting Prairie Hills at Clinton and announcing his support for the Protecting Seniors from Health Care Fraud Act of 2013.

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