Tom Steyer, Dem. Presidential Candidate, Visits Siouxland Wednesday

Sep 30, 2019

Democratic Presidential Candidate Tom Steyer

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Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer will speak in two campaign events on Wednesday.

Steyer has been vocal in his efforts to impeach President Donald Trump, and he is now making his first campaign stops in Northwest Iowa.

At 9 a.m., Steyer will speak at Hardline Coffee Co., in Sioux City, and at 12:45 p.m. at Better Day Coffee, in Storm Lake, Iowa.

The governor has announced the State of Iowa’s last fiscal year ended with a surplus of nearly $290 million.

The state’s 12-month fiscal year ended June 30th, but the books don’t close until two months later to ensure all receipts and payments are processed. This year’s $289.3 million surplus is more than twice as large as last year’s.

Governor Reynolds issued a written statement this morning.

Confidence in the future of Iowa’s economy is beginning to slip among the heads of the state’s largest employers. That’s the latest outlook from the Iowa Business Council.

Third-quarter survey results from the 23 members of the IBC are at their lowest point since late 2016. The council’s executive director Georgia Van Gundy says economic and political uncertainty is driving confidence down.

The fast-moving water flowing out of Gavins Point Dam on the South Dakota-Nebraska border will create dangerous fishing conditions on the Missouri River this fall.

The Sioux City Journal reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is warning fishermen to take precautions and stay out of restricted areas because of the high volume of water in the river.

Fleet Farm has been named the new arena partner with the Tyson Events Center. A multiyear partnership agreement will mean the Gordon Drive facility will now be called the Tyson Events Center/Fleet Farm Arena