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STATE LAWMAKERS TALK 2017 SESSION ISSUES WITH SIOUX CITY LEADERS

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MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF SIOUX CITY ALONG WITH STAFF AND DEPARTMENT HEADS MET WITH LOCAL STATE LAWMAKERS THURSDAY MORNING AT CITY HALL.

IT WAS THE ANNUAL CITY-STATE LEGISLATIVE DAY, WHERE THE CITY PRESENTED ISSUES ON TOPICS THEY HOPE THE LAWMAKERS WILL ADDRESS IN DES MOINES DURING THE UPCOMING SESSION.

STATE SENATOR BILL ANDERSON SAYS THE MEETING IS HELPFUL TO LEARN WHAT CONCERNS THE CITY HAS ON ECONOMIC AND OTHER ISSUES:


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AND THERE WERE PLENTY OF TALKING POINTS FOR ANDERSON AND HIS FELLOW LEGISLATORS:


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ANDERSON AND FELLOW REPUBLICAN RICK BERTRAND WILL BE IN THE MAJORITY PARTY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE STATE SENATE THIS JANUARY.

BERTRAND THINKS THAT WILL HELP GET SOME OF SIOUX CITY’S AGENDA PASSED:


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CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR MARTY DOUGHERTY SAYS THE HELP FROM THE STATE LAWMAKERS IS CRITICAL TO THE CITY IN COMPETING WITH NEIGHBORING NEBRASKA AND SOUTH DAKOTA:


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THE IOWA LEGISLATURE CONVENES ON JANUARY 9TH.