Iowa lawmakers work for derecho aid

Randy Feenstra

Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley last week filed an amendment to the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package to aid farmers whose crops and grain bins were damaged by the derecho in August 2020. 

The senator’s derecho amendment would mirror the bipartisan measure backed by Iowa Rep. Randy Feenstra. After passing the House Agriculture Committee on a bipartisan vote, Feenstra’s...

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