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Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Iowa Progress: Fighting for Newton

Excerpted from this post at Iowa Progress

Alright, I take it back, maybe Congress.org's Power Rankings do mean something. More likely though, it is just that Grassley's power means something. Either way, he is using his considerable influence in D.C. to help out nearby Newton in anticipation of the Maytag plant closing. Grassley has set up a meeting with Newton Mayor Chaz Allen and the Assistant Secretary of Labor to discuss giving some assistance to Newton.

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