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  • WCF Courier: Blum looks to keep historic tax credits in reform package
    Posted in In the News on October 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economic Growth, Tax Reform

    WATERLOO — Tax reform is expected to be introduced in the U.S. House this week, but details are sparse as to what it will contain. U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, R-1st District, is fighting to ensure one particular provision is included. Blum, a Dubuque businessman, joined a bipartisan group of 34 House members who want to keep federal historic tax credits in the tax code, despite rumors they are slated for elimination.... Read the rest of The Courier's story here Read more

  • Cedar Rapids Gazette: Gerrymandering is at the core of our dysfunction
    Posted in In the News on October 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Reforming Congress

    First District U.S. Rep. Rod Blum deserves a round of applause for joining a legal brief along with 33 other current and former members of Congress denouncing partisan gerrymandering as the U.S. Supreme Court took up the critical issue this week... Read the rest of the Gazette's story here Read more

  • WCF Courier: Blum adds voice in opposition to partisan gerrymandering
    Posted in In the News on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WATERLOO — U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, R-1st District, wants the rest of the country to emulate Iowa in drawing congressional districts. “Iowa does it right, and I’m very proud of that,” Blum said. Blum, a second-term congressman from Dubuque, joined a bipartisan delegation of 34 current and former members of the U.S. House in submitting a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the appellants in Gill v Whitford... Read the rest of the Courier's story here Read more

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