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May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - "It's obvious what's going on here: the mainstream media and the "resistance" movement have done everything they can do delegitimize President Trump since the day he was elected. And they like nothing more than getting Republicans to attack our own President over unproven allegations. We must stop taking the bait.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

 

Dubuque, IA - “Obamacare is collapsing. In Iowa the two largest insurers have already announced their departure from the market, and the third and final insurer is on the verge of leaving as well. This could leave over 70,000 Iowans with zero options for health insurance - it's clear that something needs to be done. 

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April 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA) released the following statement regarding the tax plan unveiled yesterday by the Trump Administration:

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April 12, 2017 Press Release

Dubuque, IA - Congressman Rod Blum (IA-01) announced today that he will host a series of four town halls for the First District of Iowa during the May Congressional recess. 

“I look forward to these town halls and hearing the ideas and concerns of the citizens all across our amazing district,” Blum said.

March 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – "I support the President’s decision to pull the AHCA bill today. Throughout this process, I have been consistent in stating that the main goal of any reform bill must be to make healthcare more affordable for hardworking American families. Unfortunately, the AHCA fell short of that goal, and for that reason I could not support it.

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February 10, 2017 Press Release
House Whistleblower Protection Caucus Supports Lerner Nomination to Serve Second Term Leading Office of Special Counsel

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA), along with the three other Co-Chairs of the bipartisan House Whistleblower Protection Caucus, authored a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in support of Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner’s nomination to serve a second term.

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January 18, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Blum also maintains post on House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA) announced that he will chair the Small Business Committee subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade for the 115th Congress, as well as continue his role on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for a second term.

January 4, 2017 Press Release
H.R. 69 Reauthorizes Office of Special Counsel

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the House of Representatives unanimously approved Congressman Rod Blum’s legislation to protect whistleblowers in the federal government by reauthorizing the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) through 2021. 

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December 8, 2016 Press Release
Legislation includes Blum amendment to expedite Cedar Rapids flood protection

WASHINGTON, DC - The House of Representatives today passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WINN) Act of 2016 that includes Congressman Rod Blum’s bipartisan amendment calling on the Administration to expedite the Cedar Rapids flood protection project that was authorized by Congress in 2014.

October 21, 2016 Press Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Today, Congressional Rod Blum announced he will host his second annual “Women in Business Forum and Showcase” in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, October 27th, at the Cedar Rapids Library from 11:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. In addition to Congressman Blum, this event will feature keynote presenter Ms. Joyce White, former general manager of the Five Flags Center in Dubuque. Ms.

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