"This is nonsense, political clap trap from Republicans," Gronstal said.
"Let's face it, the Senate Democrats have provided a lot more support for farmers and the World Food Prize and Norman Borlaug. We done it with real dollars. They have done it with a few words," Gronstal said. , Tuesday for the unveiling of the Borlaug statue. They included four Republicans Mark Segebart of Vail, Tim Kapucian of Keystone, Mark Breitbach of Strawberry Point, and Sandra Greiner of Keota, along with one Democrat, Matt McCoy of Des Moines.
"We started this process a long time ago to get a joint bipartisan resolution to honor Dr. Borlaug," said Dix, who farms near Shell Rock. "A couple of weeks ago I followed up with it. It sounded like we were moving forward with it, and last week I followed up on it.
Republicans say Gronstal won't allow Iowa Senate vote to honor Borlaug
"Then we were notified today that they don't have the time. The stated reason is that they were not prepared. They were not ready to go," Dix said.
Norman Borlaug, and Republican lawmakers say they are disappointed that Senate Majority Leader Michael Gronstal wouldn't let the measure be considered on the Senate floor.
Borlaug, known as the "Father of the Green Revolution," is controversial in some quarters because of concerns about the impacts of genetically modified food. But Sen. Mary Jo Wilhelm, D Cresco, who represents the area where Borlaug was raised and made remarks on the Senate floor honoring him on Tuesday, said she was not aware of any dispute within the Iowa Senate Democratic Caucus over allowing Under Armour Shoes Color Blue
Gronstal noted that neither Dix nor Sen.
Sen. Johnson said he had worked to draft Senate Resolution 108 to honor Borlaug in cooperation with the World Food Prize headquarters and the Legislative Services Agency. But he said he was told by Gronstal's staff that there were no plans to consider the Borlaug resolution on the Senate floor Tuesday, even though it had Under Armour Shoes For Girls Pink And Blue been formally introduced and sent to the Senate Rules and Administration Committee.
implication he was blocking Borlaug resolution, explaining it remains eligible for Senate consideration.
There appeared to be agreement that we should do this prior to the unveiling of the statue in Congress, which was today."
"I am disappointed," Johnson said. "Dr. Borlaug ranks at the very top of Iowans with great accomplishments. He was a humanitarian in every sense of the word. I put him in a group that would include Herbert Hoover and Henry Wallace all of them feeding hungry people in their own ways."
a vote on the resolution honoring Borlaug.
Senate Majority Whip Joe Bolkcom, D Iowa City, also said he didn't know of any division among Senate Democrats over the Borlaug resolution and he believes there is still time this week for the Senate to approve it. "I am totally in support of the resolution," he Under Armour Curry Shoes White
"We have legislators missing from the legislature today. Republicans, one more time, are trying to play partisan politics," Gronstal said. Capitol. In addition, he pointed out that lawmakers from both parties were permitted to make remarks on the Senate floor on Tuesday in recognition of Borlaug's achievements.
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