Caffeinated Thoughts: Iowa Farm Bureau Endorses Rod Blum and David Young

CEDAR RAPIDS– “Congressmen Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and David Young (R-Iowa) received an endorsement from the Iowa Farm Bureau for their re-election campaigns.

Blum is challenged by the Democratic nominee State Representative Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District. Young is challenged by Democratic nominee Cindy Axne and Libertarian nominee Bryan Jack Holder in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.

‘I’ve been a strong advocate for our farmers in Washington, D.C. and have enjoyed working closely with the Iowa Farm Bureau to ensure the needs of farmers are considered in policy negotiations and votes. I appreciate the patience of our farmers as they face significant challenges during negotiations to form better trade deals for our country and agriculture sectors. With a booming economy, it’s important our Iowa farmers aren’t left behind and, as we are seeing with the recently announced US Mexico Canada Agreement, progress is being made and I am confident things will continue to improve with these new trade deals,’ Blum said in response.

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Author: Shane Vander Hart

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