Iowa Daybook

Associated Press Iowa Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 14.

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 9:00 AM Dem Rep. Cindy Axne continues Iowa tour – Democratic Rep. Cindy Axne continues 16-county Iowa tour, with a County Farm Bureaus member ‘Town Hall’ at Will Frazee’s Farm, 1080 230th St, Emerson (9:00 AM CDT), farm tours in Malvern (10:00 AM CDT) and Farragut (11:00 AM CDT), visiting George Jay Drug Company, 612 W Sheridan Ave, Shenandoah (12:15 PM CDT) and TJ’s Cafe, 307 E 4th St, Villisca (1:30 PM CDT), before touring POET Biorefining, 1680 Brooks Rd, Corning (2:30 PM CDT)

Weblinks: https://axne.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepCindyAxne

Contacts: Madeleine Russak, Office of Rep. Cindy Axne, Madeleine.russak@mail.house.gov, 1 202 336 3414

Media interested in attending can RSVP to Madeleine Russak at (202) 336- 3414 or email madeleine.russak@mail.house.gov

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 9:00 AM Bipartisan Iowa Future Caucus members tour Iowa renewable energy industries – Bipartisan Iowa Future Caucus members tour Iowa renewable energy industries. Agenda includes Iowa state Sen. Amanda Ragan and Rep. Sharon Steckman visiting Golden Grain Energy, 1822 43rd St SW, Mason City (9:00 AM CDT) and Renewable Energy Group, 4172 19th St SW, Mason City (10:00 AM CDT); and visits to NextEra Wind Farm, 18327 720th Ave, Colo (1:00 PM CDT), and MOXIE Solar, 230 Sugar Creek Ln, North Liberty (5:00 PM CDT)

Weblinks: https://www.legis.iowa.gov

Contacts: Office of Rep. Lindsay James, lindsay.james@legis.iowa.gov, 1 563 235 4278; Office of Sen. Zach Nunn, zach.nunn@legis.iowa.gov, 1 515 868 2046;

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 9:00 AM GOP Rep. Steve King holds town hall meetings – Republican Rep. Steve King holds town hall meetings at Eldora Public Library, 1202 10th St, Eldora, IA (11:00 AM CDT) and Rockwell Community Center, 114 Third St N, Rockwell, IA (2:00 PM CDT)

Weblinks: http://steveking.house.gov, https://twitter.com/stevekingia

Contacts: John Kennedy, Office of Rep. Steve King, 1 202 225 4426

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 10:00 AM Iowa Gov. Reynolds hosts Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards – Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards, to honor ’53 Iowa farm families who take voluntary actions to improve or protect the environment’, with iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig, and Natural Resources Department Director Kayla Lyon

Location: Iowa State Fairgrounds, 3000 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA

Weblinks: http://www.iowa.gov, https://twitter.com/IAGOVTWEETS

Contacts: Keely Coppess, Iowa Department of Agriculture , Keely.Coppess@IowaAgriculture.gov, 1 515 281 3375 , 1 515 326 1616

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 10:00 AM City of Newton, Iowa Speedway, and Project Fastpitch announce new youth sports facility – City of Newton, Iowa Speedway, and Project Fastpitch announce a new ‘state of the art’ youth sports facility that ‘will make Central Iowa a destination for young athletes, their families, and fans’, via press conference

Location: Mediacom Media Center, 3333 Rusty Wallace Drive, Newton, IA

Weblinks: https://www.iowaspeedway.com/, https://twitter.com/iowaspeedway

Contacts: Eric Branstad, eric@ksg-corp.com, 1 515 720 1433

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 10:00 AM John Delaney on campaign trail in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Rep. John Delaney campaigns in Iowa, attending ‘meet and greet’ events at Smokey Row, 109 S Market St, Oskaloosa (10:00 AM CDT), Revelations Cafe, 112 N Main St, Fairfield (12:00 PM CDT), Central Park Coffee Company, 120 S Main St, Mt Pleasant (2:00 PM CDT), Bean Counter, 212 Jefferson St, Burlington (4:00 PM CDT), and Lighthouse Restaurant in Fairport, 2142 Water St, Muscatine (6:00 PM CDT)

Weblinks: https://www.johnkdelaney.com/, https://twitter.com/johndelaney

Contacts: John Delaney for President press, press@johnkdelaney.com

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 10:00 AM Dem Rep. Dave Loebsack’s district representative holds office hours – Democratic Rep. Dave Loebsack’s district representative holds office hours to work with individuals who have suggestions or concerns. Today’s locations include Camanche City Hall, 849 Seventh Ave, Camanche (10:00 AM CDT), Clinton City Hall, 611 S Third St, Clinton (11:30 AM CDT), and Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Dr, Bettendorf (2:00 PM CDT)

Weblinks: http://loebsack.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/daveloebsack

Contacts: Joe Hand, Office of Rep. Loebsack , joe.hand@mail.house.gov, 1 202 225 6576

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 11:00 AM Pete Buttigieg on campaign trail in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg campaigns in Iowa, holding a town hall to address a new policy at Cedar County Fairgrounds, 220th St, Tipton (11:00 AM CDT); house party in Muscatine (1:30 PM CDT); ‘meet and greet’ event at Victory Park, Mississippi Dr, Keokuk (4:30 PM CDT); and town hall at Port of Burlington, 400 N Front St, Burlington (6:30 PM CDT)

Weblinks: https://www.peteforamerica.com/, https://twitter.com/PeteButtigieg

Contacts: Ben Halle, Pete for America, ben@peteforamerica.com, 1 217 898 5662

RSVP for locations: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfkd63xHpWoRWhqUFxZ-WrQTT3-ikaVwB-qUDmFttL-uqDVRQ/viewform

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 11:00 AM Beto O’Rourke campaign hosts #RefuseToDoNothing meetings in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s campaign hosts #RefuseToDoNothing meetings in Iowa, to ’empower Iowans to take actions, big and small, to stand up to hate, prevent gun violence, support immigrants, and build stronger ties in communities.’ Events take place at Queen Beans Coffee House, 522 N Clark St., Carroll (11:00 AM CDT); Beto for IA Iowa City Office, 412 Highland Ave, Iowa City (5:00 PM CDT); Sneakers Eatery and Pub, 1317 Central Ave, Fort Dodge (5:30 PM CDT); The Pub on Cedar, 101 N Jackson St., Charles City (5:30 PM CDT); Beto For IA Ottumwa Office, 408 E Main St, Ottumwa (7:00 PM CDT); Indianola Public Library, 207 N B St, Indianola (7:00 PM CDT); and Beto for IA Council Bluffs Office, 500 Willow Ave, Council Bluffs (7:00 PM CDT)

Weblinks: https://betoorourke.com/, https://twitter.com/BetoORourke

Contacts: Geoff Burgan, Beto O’Rourke for President, Geoff.Burgan@betoorourke.com

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 11:00 AM Julian Castro on campaign trail in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro campaigns in Iowa, touring one of the Iowa Afterschool Alliance’s summer programs at Glenbrook Apartments,4821 1st Ave SW, Cedar Rapids (11:00 AM CDT); and speaking at a town hall on recent mass shootings and his plan to ‘disarm hate by combating white nationalism and the gun violence epidemic’ at North Liberty Community Center, 520 W Cherry St, North Liberty (7:00 PM CDT)

Weblinks: http://www.julianforthefuture.com, https://twitter.com/JulianCastro

Contacts: Julian Castro Press Office, press@julianforthefuture.com

RSVP https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfbsy0vv3j8Sr7pQ0UwAoL2qzcPzYmAs7i3BV8878pQsgrxUg/viewform

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 3:00 PM Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley hosts town hall meeting in Union County, IA

Location: 240 N Douglas St, Afton, IA

Weblinks: http://grassley.senate.gov, https://twitter.com/ChuckGrassley

Contacts: Office of Sen. Chuck Grassley, Grassley_Press@grassley.senate.gov

Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 6:15 PM Joe Sestak on campaign trail in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Rep. Joe Sestak campaigns in Iowa, speaking to Johnston Area Democrats at Cozy Cafe, 8385 Birchwood Ct, Johnston (6:15 PM CDT), and Hamilton County Democrats Next Generation Picnic at West Twin Park Band Shell, Webster City (7:30 PM CDT)

Weblinks: https://www.joesestak.com/, https://twitter.com/JoeSestak

Contacts: Joe Sestak for President press, press@joesestak.com

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 6:30 PM Cedar Rapids Police Department holds active threat public training – Cedar Rapids Police Department holds ‘Active Threat Awareness and Preparation’ public presentation, educating public on how to respond to active threats and discuss the integrated response training that police officers, firefighters and other emergency services agencies in Cedar Rapids have received

Location: Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA

Weblinks: http://www.cedar-rapids.org, https://twitter.com/CityofCRIowa

Contacts: Greg Buelow , City of Cedar Rapids Public Safety Communications Coordinator, g.buelow@cedar-rapids.org, 1 319 286 5163

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Thursday, Aug. 15 8:00 AM Seth Moulton on campaign trail in Iowa and Minnesota – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton campaigns in Iowa and Minnesota, attending a ‘meet and greet’ event with the Iowa State Education Association at 206 Center St, Des Moines, IA (8:00 AM CDT); touring BioDiesel plant, 3426 E 28th St N, Newton, IA (10:00 AM CDT); and speaking at Annual Summer Picnic in the Park at Redwood Park, 311 150th St W, Apple Valley, MN (5:30 PM CDT)

Weblinks: http://sethmoulton.com, https://twitter.com/sethmoulton

Contacts: Matt Corridoni, Seth Moulton for America press, matt@sethmoulton.com, 1 724 549 1603

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Thursday, Aug. 15 10:00 AM Democratic Rep. Dave Loebsack’s district representative holds office hours

Location: Ottumwa City Hall, 105 3rd St E, Ottumwa, IA

Weblinks: http://loebsack.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/daveloebsack

Contacts: Joe Hand, Office of Rep. Loebsack , joe.hand@mail.house.gov, 1 202 225 6576

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Thursday, Aug. 15 10:00 AM Trump Victory and Iowa GOP host economic roundtable – Trump Victory, in conjunction with the Republican Party of Iowa, hosts an economic roundtable, as part of its nationwide ‘Open for Business’ tour. Participants include Iowa GOP Chairman Jeff Kaufmann, Iowa House Majority Whip John Wills, and Iowa state Reps. Pat Grassley and Lee Hein

Location: Republican Party Of Iowa, 621 E 9th St, Des Moines, IA

Weblinks: http://www.iowagop.org/, https://twitter.com/IowaGOP

Contacts: Aaron Britt, aaron@iowagop.org, 1 712 541 3038

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Thursday, Aug. 15 10:15 AM Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley hosts town hall meeting in Page County, IA

Location: Page County Clerk of Court, 112 E Main St, Clarinda, IA

Weblinks: http://grassley.senate.gov, https://twitter.com/ChuckGrassley

Contacts: Office of Sen. Chuck Grassley, Grassley_Press@grassley.senate.gov

Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

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Thursday, Aug. 15 11:00 AM John Delaney on campaign trail in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Rep. John Delaney campaigns in Iowa, attending ‘meet and greet’ event at Prairie Lights Bookstore and Cafe, 15 S Dubuque St, Iowa City (11:00 AM CDT); Iowa Arts Forum at Hoyt Sherman Theatre, 501 Woodland Ave, Des Moines (2:45 PM CDT); and Urbandale Dems Fearless Fighter Women’s Award Dinner at 615 3rd St, Des Moines (4:00 PM CDT)

Weblinks: https://www.johnkdelaney.com/, https://twitter.com/johndelaney

Contacts: John Delaney for President press, press@johnkdelaney.com

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Thursday, Aug. 15 12:00 PM Pete Buttigieg on campaign trail in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg campaigns in Iowa, holding ‘meet and greet’ events at Central Park, W Burlington Ave and S Main St, Fairfield (12:00 PM CDT), and Hotel Ottunma, 107 2nd St E, Ottumwa (2:00 PM CDT), before a town hall at Smokey Row, 109 S Market St, Oskaloosa (4:00 PM CDT)

Weblinks: https://www.peteforamerica.com/, https://twitter.com/PeteButtigieg

Contacts: Ben Halle, Pete for America, ben@peteforamerica.com, 1 217 898 5662

RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfkd63xHpWoRWhqUFxZ-WrQTT3-ikaVwB-qUDmFttL-uqDVRQ/viewform

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Thursday, Aug. 15 1:00 PM Beto O’Rourke campaign hosts #RefuseToDoNothing meetings in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s campaign hosts #RefuseToDoNothing meetings in Iowa, to ’empower Iowans to take actions, big and small, to stand up to hate, prevent gun violence, support immigrants, and build stronger ties in communities.’ Events take place at Lake Coffee and Ice Cream, 210 US-18, Clear Lake (1:00 PM CDT); 392 Cafe, 216 2nd St, clincon (4:00 PM CDT); Beto for IA Ames Office, 410 5th St, Ames (5:30 PM CDT); Beto for IA Cedar Rapids Office, 417 3rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids (6:00 PM CDT); Beto for IA Waterloo Office, 313 E 5th St, Waterloo (6:00 PM CDT); Beto For IA Davenport Office, 601 Brady St, Davenport (6:00 PM CDT); Beto For IA Dubuque Office, 962 Main St, Dubuque (6:00 PM CDT); Beto for IA Des Moines Office , 1925 High St, Des Moines (7:00 PM CDT); and Beto For IA Burlington Office, 231 S 3rd St, Burlington (7:00 PM CDT)

Weblinks: https://betoorourke.com/, https://twitter.com/BetoORourke

Contacts: Geoff Burgan, Beto O’Rourke for President, Geoff.Burgan@betoorourke.com

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Thursday, Aug. 15 6:00 PM Joe Sestak on campaign trail in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Rep. Joe Sestak campaigns in Iowa, speaking at Fearless Fighter Women’s Awards Dinner

Location: Forte Banquet & Conference Center, 615 3rd St, Des Moines, IA

Weblinks: https://www.joesestak.com/, https://twitter.com/JoeSestak

Contacts: Joe Sestak for President press, press@joesestak.com

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Friday, Aug. 16 10:30 AM Senate Small Business Committee field hearing on ‘bridging the skills gap’ in Iowa – Field hearing on ‘Bridging the Skills Gap: Policies to Help Iowa’s Workers and Small Businesses Thrive’, with testimony from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds; Fareway Stores President and CEO Reynolds Cramer; Geetings owner and President Lana Pol; and Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson

Location: Iowa Events Center, 730 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA

Weblinks: http://sbc.senate.gov/

Contacts: Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 1 202 224 5175

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Friday, Aug. 16 10:30 AM Iowa Gov. Reynolds’ public schedule – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds attends Senate Small Business hearing ‘Bridging the Skills Gap’, Iowa Events Center, 730 3rd St, Des Moines (10:30 AM CDT); attends Making Science Make Sense (3:00 PM CDT); and participates in the Celebrity Chef Cook-Off (5:00 PM CDT), both at Iowa State Fairgrounds, 3000 E Grand Ave, Des Moines

Location: Des Moines, IA

Weblinks: http://www.iowa.gov, https://twitter.com/IAGOVTWEETS

Contacts: Pat Garrett, Iowa Governor communications, 1 515 281 5211

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Friday, Aug. 16 6:00 PM Joe Sestak on campaign trail in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Rep. Joe Sestak campaigns in Iowa, holding a ‘Cup of Joe on the Issues’ event in Corning

Location: Corning Public Library, 603 9th St, Corning, IA

Weblinks: https://www.joesestak.com/, https://twitter.com/JoeSestak

Contacts: Joe Sestak for President press, press@joesestak.com

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Friday, Aug. 16 6:30 PM Seth Moulton on campaign trail in Iowa – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton campaigns in Iowa, holding a town hall in West Des Moines

Location: Fox Brewing, 103 S 11th St, West Des Moines, IA

Weblinks: http://sethmoulton.com, https://twitter.com/sethmoulton

Contacts: Matt Corridoni, Seth Moulton for America press, matt@sethmoulton.com, 1 724 549 1603

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