Traer Star-Clipper, 25 May 2017 23:30:52 EDTThu, 25 May 2017 23:30:52 EDT Foster Care Monthhttp://www.traerstarclipper.com What prompted your leadership on foster care issues in Congress? A: It's no secret that a loving home and happy household nurtures the next generation to thrive and become productive members of society.Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTSmall Businesses are a Big Deal for Americahttp://www.traerstarclipper.com businesses drive the U.S. economy and serve as the economic engine and job creator for local communities across America. More than 266,000 small businesses in Iowa employ nearly half of the workforce in the state.Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life - The definition of motherhttp://www.traerstarclipper.com's something we all have in common. Mothers have touched our lives. Each of us came into the world courtesy of a mother. But the concept doesn't stop there. Mothers are everywhere. They live next door or across the country.Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTLetter to the Editor: Beef Teamhttp://www.traerstarclipper.com the Editor: We are students at North Tama and members of the Mid-Iowa Beef Team. We are also proud to be beef producers along with our families. May is beef month. Raising beef is a big responsibility and priority.Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe Emerging Threats Subcommittee Matters to Iowahttp://www.traerstarclipper.com from Sioux City to Davenport know why I serve on these committees: Armed Services; Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Environment and Public Works; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.Fri, 5 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT