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National Governors Association honors Iowa Governor Branstad for Biofuels Leadership

National Governors Association honors Iowa Governor Branstad for Biofuels Leadership

July 17, 2016 |

In Iowa, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, the nation’s longest serving Governor, was honored today by renewable fuels industry leaders, the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition and the National Governors Association at a breakfast commemorating his steadfast leadership in renewable fuels. According to a recent IRFA study, Iowa’s renewable fuels industry accounts for more than $4.6 billion of […]

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Iowa Gov. Branstad turns thumbs down on Cruz for President

Iowa Gov. Branstad turns thumbs down on Cruz for President

January 24, 2016 |

In Iowa, Iowa Gov. Branstad said he would not be supporting Ted Cruz for the Iowa Caucuses and called on Iowans to support candidates that were pro-Iowa, specifically pro-rural and pro-biofuels. Following Branstad’s comments, America’s Renewable Future senior advisor Derek Eadon said that “America’s Renewable Future will continue to stand up for Iowa voters and […]

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad: The Digest interview

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad: The Digest interview

April 6, 2015 |

As part of the Digest’s deeper dive into the origins of Iowa’s economic Renaissance, we sat down in Ankeny, Iowa last week for a conversation with long-time Iowa Governor Terry Branstad. A native of Leland, Governor Terry Branstad was elected to the Iowa House in 1972, ’74 and ’76, and elected as Iowa’s lieutenant governor in […]

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Governors’ Biofuels Coalition names Terry Brandstad, Jay Nixon as chairs for 2015

Governors’ Biofuels Coalition names Terry Brandstad, Jay Nixon as chairs for 2015

November 17, 2014 |

In Iowa, the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition has announced the 2015 chairman and vice chairman, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, respectively. “I look forward to working with Governor Nixon to advance the bipartisan work of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, as the production and use of biofuels increases family incomes in rural America, […]

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Gov. Branstad to sign Senate File 2344 at POET plant on Wednesday

Gov. Branstad to sign Senate File 2344 at POET plant on Wednesday

May 19, 2014 |

In Iowa, Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will sign Senate File 2344 into law at the POET- Coon Rapids ethanol facility this Wednesday. The bill will protect Iowa’s renewable fuels industry by extending the state’s biodiesel production tax credit and enhancing the state’s E15 retailer tax credit. The Governor and Lt. Governor […]

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Branstad, Grassley rally at Iowa’s “Defend the RFS” event

Branstad, Grassley rally at Iowa’s “Defend the RFS” event

November 25, 2013 |

In Iowa, Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov Kim Reynolds, Senator Chuck Grassley, Representative Steve King, and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey joined the RFS Coalition urging the Obama Administration and the EPA to restore stronger blending levels for 2014 at the “Defend the RFS” event at Lincolnway Energy. Branstad rallied the crowed, reminding attendees […]

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Vilsack and Iowa Gov. Branstad agree on RFS

Vilsack and Iowa Gov. Branstad agree on RFS

April 1, 2013 |

In Iowa, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and and incumbent Gov. Terry Branstad both lauded the RFS at DuPont Pioneer’s research center in Johnston despite their differences in political party. Recently, Branstad submitted an article to Politico regarding the importance of the Renewable Fuel Standard to Iowa. Bransad said the Renewable Fuel Standard “is under […]

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