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Branstad launches 43-city “Working Together for a Better Future” tour

June 3, 2011

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today announced that he will embark on a 43-city “Working Together for a Better Future” tour that will take him across the state. The tour will launch Monday, June 6, 2011 following the administration’s weekly press conference.

“We have offered a budget reconciliation that improves Iowa’s long-term sustainability, and it will take all of us working together in order to ensure Iowa’s future growth,” said Branstad. “I look forward to traveling the state to discuss the state’s budget and our plans to restore honest budgeting practices. The tour will provide Iowans information regarding my administration’s plan to build a strong fiscal foundation for the future and create jobs in Iowa.”

A full schedule will be released in the coming days. The following events are free and open to the public:

Monday, June 6, 2011

Note: Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds departs for Asia trade mission

9 a.m. Gov. Branstad holds administration’s weekly news conference
Governor’s Office – Large Conference Room
State Capitol
Des Moines, IA

10 a.m. “Working Together for a Better Future” tour Polk County event
Executive 1 Aviation – Classroom
3700 Southeast Convenience Blvd.
Ankeny, IA

11 a.m. “Working Together for a Better Future” tour Pottawattamie County event
Council Bluffs Airport – Terminal Building
101 McCandless Lane
Council Bluffs, IA

1 p.m. “Working Together for a Better Future” tour Linn County event
Landmark Aviation – Lobby
9430 Shepard Court
Cedar Rapids, IA

2:30 p.m. “Working Together for a Better Future” tour Scott County event
Carver Aero, Inc. – New Terminal Building
9230 North Harrison Street
Davenport, IA

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

9 a.m. “Working Together for a Better Future” tour Jasper County event
Uncle Nancy’s Restaurant
114 North 2nd Avenue
Newton, IA

10: 30 a.m. “Working Together for a Better Future” tour Poweshiek County event
Michael J. Manatt Community Center
105 Jackson Street
Brooklyn, IA

1 p.m. “Working Together for a Better Future” tour Black Hawk County event
Beck’s Sports Brewery
3925 University Avenue
Waterloo, IA

2: 45 p.m. “Working Together for a Better Future” tour Delaware County event
Pizza Ranch
1100 West Main Street
Manchester, IA

4 p.m. Gov. Branstad brings “Working Together for a Better Future” tour to the Iowa Association of Business and Industry’s annual conference
Dubuque Grand River Center
350 Bell St.
Dubuque, IA

For more information please visit www.governor.iowa.gov.

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