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Federal Tipoffs Involving Iowa Newsletter for Sunday July 28, 2019 ( 4 items )  

FEMA: Disaster Preparedness for People With Disabilities - Same But Different
DES MOINES, Iowa, July 25 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: The keys to effective disaster preparedness--be informed, make a plan and take action--apply to all of us, but people with disabilities or access and functional needs (AFN) should approach preparedness planning with additional considerations. Now is a great time to consider the needs of people with disabilities or AFN when disaster strikes. This Friday,  more

Justice Department-U.S. Marshals Service: Southern Iowa Fugitive Task Force Arrests Homicide Suspect
CLIVE, Iowa, July 26 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Marshals Service issued the following news release: The Southern Iowa Fugitive Task Force (SIFTF) - a multi-agency team of law enforcement officers tasked with locating and arresting violent fugitives in the Southern District of Iowa - arrested a homicide suspect in Clive Thursday afternoon. In June, the Chicago Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Conny L. Miles, Jr., 33, after he was charged in two shooting deaths whic  more

Vice President Pence Issues Remarks on U.S-Mexico-Canada Agreement
ANKENY, Iowa, July 23 -- The White House issued the following remarks by Vice President Mike Pence on the U.S-Mexico-Canada Agreement at the Accumold: THE VICE PRESIDENT: To Governor Kim Reynolds, to Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg. I'm also told we're joined by Iowa's former First Lady. Chris Branstad is with us today. Chris, take a bow, will you? (Applause.) Great to have you home. State Senate Majority Whip Amy Sinclair. And, of course, to Roger Hargens and the amazing men and women of Accumo  more

What Happens After You Register With FEMA
DES MOINES, Iowa, July 24 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: Residents of Muscatine County who sustained damage during the March 12-June 15 severe storms and flooding may not know what happens after they register for disaster assistance with FEMA. Applicants with disaster losses are assigned a registration identification number for future reference in identifying their case. In most cases, a FEMA-contracted inspe  more