U.S. Senator Joni Ernst questions Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey during his confirmation hearing for an Under Secretary of Agriculture post.
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): The renewable energy economy in Iowa has created high-paying jobs, increased exports valuable to America’s economy and helps families save money.
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): A community-based process will allow for government programs that aren’t locked into a pre-defined set of practices.
President-elect Donald Trump today announced his intention to nominate former Governor of Georgia Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture.
U.S. Senators Ernst and Grassley encouraged the USDA to ensure that resources have been properly deployed to Iowa to fight the HPAI, Avian Flu, outbreak.
U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley join letter urging Secretaries Sylvia Burwell and Tom Vilsack to reject recommendations on meat consumption.
Congressman Steve King was chosen to serve as the Subcommittee Chairman of the Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition Subcommittee.
Michelle Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010 regulating school lunches has been implemented this year and has resulted in hungry kids.
We had a rebound! Well not the type of rebound that President Obama would probably like to see. The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits. CNBC reports: Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 34,000 to a seasonally adjusted 386,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week’s figure was revised up […]
(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds are releasing a letter they sent to superintendents this afternoon, encouraging them to continue choosing lean, finely textured beef in schools as an effort to battle childhood obesity. The governor and lieutenant governor penned the letter as a response to the USDA’s action […]
By Jennifer L. Crull Anyone that follows the current political or financial scene is painfully aware of the financial crisis that our government is in. The Joint Super Committee on Deficit Reduction was a flop and unable to agree on the cost-saving measures that our government desperately needs. This month we are revisiting the updated […]
Washington D.C.- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) today issued the following statement after an amendment he offered to prevent an additional $1.15 billion from being spent on the fraud-riddled Pigford settlement program was blocked from further consideration by the Rules Committee. King’s amendment to H.R. 4783, the Claims Resolution Act of 2010, sought to delete bill […]
I was wrong, and I am sorry. I should have done some more homework before posting. Andrew Breitbart posted a video that was heavily edited and portrayed her in a bad light. The NAACP posted the whole video and it I believe tells a different story: I’m obviously not the only one who misstepped though […]
Shirley Sherrod, Georgia Director of Rural Development publicly declared that she engaged in racial discrimination at the NAACP Freedom Fund dinner in Georgia. You can watch the video that BigGovernment.com posted below: A transcript of what Ms. Sherrod said: He had to come to me for help. What he didn’t know while he was taking […]