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Grassley plans meetings with Iowans in 21 counties during congressional recess

WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley last week said that that he will be holding meetings in 21 counties from January 11 - 15. The visits are part of Grassley’s annual meetings in each of Iowa’s 99 counties. The Senate will not be in session for a scheduled congressional recess.

“I’ve met with Iowans in every county, every year I’ve represented Iowa in the United States Senate. It’s this exchange of ideas that gives me greater insight directly from Iowans,” Grassley said. “Holding a meeting in each of our 99 counties gives me the opportunity to have an open and honest dialogue with the people I serve in the U.S. Senate.”

Grassley’s meetings will take him to the counties of Benton, Cedar, Clinton, Davis, Des Moines, Henry, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Lee, Linn, Louisa, Muscatine, Poweshiek, Scott, Tama, Van Buren and Washington.

Grassley will hold town hall meetings in Anamosa, Belle Plaine, Bloomfield, Columbus Junction, De Witt, Fort Madison, Kalona, Maquoketa, Mount Pleasant, Muscatine, Sigourney, Traer and Williamsburg.

He will tour businesses and meet with employees at Greystone Logistics Manufacturing Facility in Bettendorf and GE Consumer & Industrial in West Burlington.

He will meet with students at North Cedar Middle School in Clarence.

In addition, he will speak with the Cedar Rapids Rotary in Cedar Rapids, the Grinnell Rotary in Grinnell, the Davenport Kiwanis and the Fairfield Rotary in Fairfield.

He will tour the Reach Out and Read site and speak with doctors and hospital staff at the Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua.

Here is detailed information about Grassley’s upcoming local visits.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. - Iowa County Town Hall Meeting, Williamsburg Community Recreation Center, Large Meeting Room, 939 South Highland Street, Williamsburg

6 – 7 p.m. Speak with Grinnell Rotary, West Side Family Restaurant, 229 6th Avenue West, Grinnell

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

7 – 8 a.m. Tama County Town Hall Meeting, Traer Public Library, Kupka Cultural Center, 531 2nd Street, Traer

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Benton County Town Hall Meeting, Belle Plaine Community Center, 1309 5th Avenue, Belle Plaine

UPDATED December 30, 2009 11:54 AM

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