Iowan of the Week

December 11, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker,

December 4, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker,

This week, many of us took the opportunity to observe Giving Tuesday by contributing to nonprofit organizations that support those in need and help us build a better community.

November 25, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker,

I rise today to ask the House of Representatives to join me in honoring Professor Debra DeLaet, the Executive Director of the Iowa United Nations Association (UNA), for her dedication to protecting human rights and ending violence against women.

November 20, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I ask the House of Representatives to join me in recognizing an Iowan who embodies the value of a strong work ethic and the dedication it takes to learn a trade. Earlier this month we celebrated National Apprenticeship Week to highlight the impact and value of apprenticeship programs across the United States.

November 13, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Veterans Day offers Americans time each year to reflect on the service and sacrifices that our veterans, reminding us of the freedoms and values we might take for granted other days. This is the week for us to pay our respects to those who have served and stand united in respect for our veterans.

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November 5, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to ask my colleagues in the House of Representatives to join me in recognizing each and every one of the volunteer poll workers who helped with this general election as our Iowans of the Week.

October 30, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker,

October 23, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to ask the House of Representatives to join me in recognizing a dedicated and community-minded young man from Treynor as this week’s Iowan of the Week. Cameron Graber, a current student at the University of Iowa, was recently honored with the 2020 Spirit of the Relay Award from the American Cancer Society for the Iowa/Nebraska Area.

October 16, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to ask the House of Representatives to join me in recognizing Kellie Markey, the founder and executive director of Dorothy’s House in Des Moines, as our Iowan of the Week.

October 9, 2020 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to ask the House of Representatives to join me in recognizing Vanessa Marcano-Kelly, owner of Caracas Language Solutions and passionate community activist, as our Iowan of the Week.

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