***Due to pending votes in the Senate this weekend, it is highly unlikely Senator Ernst will be able to attend Saturday’s town meetings. Senator Ernst will do everything possible to attend.***

***PENDING THE SENATE’S WEEKEND SCHEDULE***  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) will host town meetings in Osceola, Lyon, and Sioux counties on Saturday to discuss the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in addition to other topics. These town meetings are open to the public.

The following are meeting details and confirmed guests:

 

Saturday, May 23rd

9:30am

Osceola County

Cooperative Energy

1708 Pierce Ave

Sibley

Congressman Steve King

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey

State Senator David Johnson

State Representative John Wills

 

11:15am

Lyon County

Rock Rapids Public Library

102 S Greene St

Rock Rapids

Congressman Steve King

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey

State Senator David Johnson

State Representative John Wills

 

1:45pm

Sioux County

De Yager Student Activities Center in the Campus Center at Dordt College (map here)

498 4th Ave NE

Sioux Center

Congressman Steve King

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey

State Representative John Kooiker

 

Last week, Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack encouraging the department to ensure that resources have been properly deployed to Iowa to fight the ongoing outbreak of HPAI.

NOTE:  If you are a credentialed member of the media and plan to attend the event, please RSVP to Press@Ernst.Senate.Gov.

 

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