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BY DAR DANIELSON - RADIO IOWA
October 27, 2014

Governor Terry Branstad announced another component of the “Home Base Iowa” program today which allows Iowa colleges and universities become certified to educate veterans in an effort to lure them to the state. Branstad says the schools...

Release Date: Monday, October 27, 2014

Read or watch Iowa Public Radio's recent story on Home Base Iowa at http://iowapublicradio.org/post/home-base-iowa-update.

Release Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014

BY MATTHEW PATANE- DES MOINES REGISTER Monday, June 23, 2014 Iowa has joined with hotel chain Hilton Worldwide to offer millions of Hilton points to U.S. military members for free stays at Hilton hotels while job hunting. Hilton is offering the rewards through its Honors Points program. Military...

Release Date: Friday, May 23, 2014

BY DAVID PITT - ASSOCIATED PRESS Sunday, May 11, 2014 One of the centerpieces of Gov. Terry Branstad’s goals for the Legislature this year was to make Iowa more attractive to veterans returning home from military service. The initiative he called Home Base Iowa passed with broad support and is...

Release Date: Sunday, May 11, 2014

Guest Opinion: Join the Home Base Iowa initiative BY ROBERT J. MYERS & LEONARD BOSWELL Friday, April 04, 2014 9:47 AM The Iowa Business Council (IBC) recently announced a partnership with the Home Base Iowa initiative to recruit veterans and active duty service members for private sector job...

Release Date: Friday, April 4, 2014

Maj. Gen. Tim Orr does not lead a normal business. Even so, as the adjutant general of the Iowa National Guard — essentially a 9,400-employee "company" based in Johnston — Orr has to contend with many of the same issues other chief executives deal with. He has to keep a balance between his...

Release Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Announcement comes as Iowa House Subcommittee passes similar measure for professional and occupational licensure of veterans and their spouses (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced a new effort to eliminate licensing barriers for qualified veterans and...

Release Date: Friday, February 14, 2014

A state board has implemented a quicker licensing process for military veterans with teaching credentials seeking to teach in the state, the governor’s office announced today. The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners has created a new military exchange license for veterans and their spouses. This...

Release Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014

Iowa Business Council Announces Goal of Hiring 2,500 Veterans (DES MOINES) – The Iowa Business Council, a non-profit, non-partisan organization comprised of major Iowa employers, today announced their support of Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds’ Home Base Iowa initiative....

Release Date: Monday, January 27, 2014

Military retirement pay would be exempt from Iowa income taxes under a bill that easily cleared an Iowa Senate panel Wednesday. Senate File 303 is part of an initiative by Gov. Terry Branstad aimed at attracting newly discharged military veterans to Iowa. Branstad’s program, called Home Base...

Release Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014