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SIOUXLAND CHAMBER GROUP RETURNS FROM D.C. MEETINGS

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THE DELEGATION THAT ATTENDED THE 63RD ANNUAL SIOUXLAND CHAMBER’S WASHINGTON CONFERENCE IN THE NATION’S CAPITOL HAS RETURNED HOME.

CITY MANAGER BOB PADMORE SAYS THE TRI-STATE GROUP HAD SEVERAL GOOD MEETINGS WITH THE AREA’S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION:


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AMONG THE OFFICIALS MEETING WITH THE GROUP WERE IOWA SENATORS CHUCK GRASSLEY AND JONI ERNST, CONGRESSMAN STEVE KING AND SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT BEN CARSON.

PADMORE SAYS CONCERNS ABOUT A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN AFFECTING SEVERAL LOCAL PROGRAMS WERE EASED WHEN A FUNDING EXTENSION WAS PASSED BY CONGRESS:


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PADMORE SAYS THERE WILL BE TOUGH BUDGET DECISIONS AHEAD IN WASHINGTON OVER THE NEXT YEAR AND WHAT EFFECT THEY HAVE ON FUNDING LOCAL PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS REMAINS TO BE SEEN.