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Thursday, June 04, 2009

Iowa Insider: Pelosi to appear at fundraiser, education event in Des Moines

Excerpted from this post at Iowa Insider

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is scheduled to meet with Iowa
school leaders Saturday to highlight money provided for education as
part of the federal stimulus package. Pelosi is scheduled appear with
Congressman Leonard Boswell at Hiatt Middle School in Des Moines
Saturday afternoon. Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act, Iowa already has received more than $94 million to support
education. Another $316 million in stimulus dollars is expected to be
available for Iowa to prevent the layoff of teachers, according to
Boswell's office. Pelosi's appearance will follow a private luncheon
fundraiser at the home of Roxanne and James Conlin for the Democratic
Congressional Campaign Committee.


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