Nussle Votes to Prevent Terrorism
9/28/2006 - Congressman Jim Nussle today voted to protect our homeland by monitoring terrorists communicating with individuals in the United States. The Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act (H.R. 5825) passed the U.S. House on a bipartisan vote of 232-191.
Nussle Votes for Increased Border Security and Strict Enforcement of Immigration Laws
9/21/2006 - Congressman Jim Nussle today voted to combat illegal immigration by supporting three border security bills receiving broad bipartisan support in the U.S. House. These bills expand security at our nation's borders, enhance enforcement of our immigration laws, and increase penalties for individuals who enter our country illegally.
Nussle Votes to Prevent Voter Fraud
9/20/2006 - Congressman Jim Nussle today voted for the Federal Election Integrity Act of 2006 (H.R. 4844) to uphold the integrity of the electoral process by preventing voter fraud in federal elections. The bipartisan legislation passed the House today on a vote of 228-196.
Jim with Iowa Pork Queen, Amber
Appleton, on the steps of the
United States Capitol.
Jim in Independence unveiling
sweeping energy legislation to lower gas prices and strengthen
our economy. Pictured with Congressman Nussle (from left) are Louise Temeyer, a business commuter from Independence, Amanda Bergeson, a single mother also from Independence, and Tim Recker, a farmer from Arlington.
Jim meets with Marines from
Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion,
14th Marines to thank them for
their service and dedication to
our nation. The Waterloo Marine Reserve Unit
recently returned home from a
seven month long tour of duty in
Strengthening America's Energy Security
Jim introduces sweeping energy
legislation to lower gas prices!
"It's time we work to
develop a 21st Century energy program that leads America toward
energy independence and self-sufficiency. Iowa has the
resources, the production capability, and the raw talent to
provide answers for America and for the world."
-- Jim Nussle
The Independence from Oil With
Agriculture (IOWA) Act will strengthen our economy
and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
Key provisions in the IOWA Act
Higher Renewable Fuels Standard
- Increases the RFS from 7.5 billion gallons to 12 billions
gallons - nearly a 60% increase - by 2012.
availability of E85 - Provides a permanent tax credit for
the installation of E85 tanks.
Tax credits to encourage
investment in renewable fuel production - Permanently
extends the following tax credits:
• Small Producer Tax
• Biodiesel Production
• Renewable Energy
Income Tax Credit
To read more about this important legislation,
please click here.