Farming

News: New egg hatchery expected to be operational by early 2016

Quad-City Business Journal: New egg hatchery expected to be operational by early 2016 Excerpt What comes first, the chicken or the egg? When the new Hy-Line North America plant in Wilton’s Industrial Park begins operations early in 2016, it will be the egg. “Tentatively, our first eggset is January 10th,” Ross Greenawalt, hatchery specialist for […]

Caucus Questions on Budget

The Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Omnibus Bill

I promise you this: I will not be silent and I will not sit down until our government starts to run the government efficiently. That means our elected officials must produce a budget that does one thing: reduces the federal deficit and edges towards reducing or at least stabilizing the growing and crippling debt. The […]

Gov. Christie at Waukee Town Hall

Our Caucus: Telling It Like It Is

As Iowans near February 1st and the Iowa Caucus, I’ve been covering my process as a first-time Caucus voter for The Des Moines Register in their Our Caucus series. Recently, I attended a town hall with Gov. Chris Christie. Living in New York City from 2011–2014, I got to “see” Christie up close. I was […]

Richard Dedor Statement

Statement: FDA Continues to Ban Gay Men From Donating Blood

DECEMBER 22, 2015, URBANDALE, IOWA — Political activist and host of the, “Renewing America’s Promise,” podcast Richard Dedor has released the following statement regarding the FDA’s updated rules on blood donations: “As expected, the Food and Drug Administration has decided to reject science and remain focused on decades-old fear in changing their donation ban from […]