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February 17, 2017 - (Bondurant and Pleasant Hill, Iowa) Today, Governor Terry E. Branstad participated in ceremonies hosted by veterans, local businesses and community leaders to celebrate the achievement of the cities of Bondurant and Pleasant Hill on becoming the 45th and 46th Home Base Iowa (...

Release Date: Friday, February 17, 2017

October 21, 2016 (Lenox, Iowa) – The Governor’s office would like to congratulate the city of Lenox on achieving the Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community designation. Iowa counties and cities continue to show support for veterans and the value veterans and their families add to our state and local...

Release Date: Friday, October 21, 2016

September 15, 2016 (Waukee) – State officials announced today that Waukee received designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Momentum for the HBI program continues to gain support from more and more communities. Both the Governor and Lt. Governor were on hand to recognize the new...

Release Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016

(DES MOINES) – Today, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds praised the Iowa Business Council (IBC) for achieving its hiring objective two and one-half years ahead of the original goal.  During a Home Base Iowa (HBI) press conference at the State Capitol in January 2014, the Iowa Business...

Release Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

September 10, 2016 (Clinton, Iowa) – State officials would like to congratulate Clinton County on achieving the Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community designation today. Clinton County is now the 42nd community in Iowa to achieve this recognition. 

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Release Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

September 2, 2016 (Chariton, Iowa) – Governor Terry E. Branstad was in attendance today to congratulate Lucas County on achieving the Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community designation. Lucas County is now the 41st community in the state to achieve this recognition. Veterans, along with community and...

Release Date: Friday, September 2, 2016

August 12, 2016 (Johnston) – Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds joined Major General Timothy Orr to celebrate the grand opening of the Home Base Iowa (HBI) office located in the Warrior and Family Service Center at Camp Dodge. The program recently expanded to include this new...

Release Date: Friday, August 12, 2016

June 20, 2016 (Ankeny, Iowa) – State officials announced today that Ankeny received designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Momentum for the program continues to gain support from more and more communities. The Governor and Lt Governor were on hand to recognize the new designation. “As...

Release Date: Monday, June 20, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack today announced that the Iowa City Housing Authority, in partnership with the Iowa City VA Health Care System, received $26,928 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) through...

Release Date: Friday, June 3, 2016

May 31, 2016 (Corning, Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds announced Adams County has achieved the Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community designation. Adams County is the 39th community in the state to achieve this recognition. The designation was unveiled at the Adams County...

Release Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016