tax credits http://tristatesradio.com en Rep. Loebsack Visits SE Iowa http://tristatesradio.com/post/rep-loebsack-visits-se-iowa <p>Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA2) says the United States should consider pulling its military forces out of Afghanistan sooner than currently scheduled.&nbsp;</p><p>He says he does not have a specific date in mind for a withdrawal at this point.</p><p>&ldquo;The President has already moved up his timetable from 2014 to the goal of late 2013,&rdquo; says Rep. Loebsack, &ldquo;I think we should move it up even sooner than that.&nbsp; There is no way around that.&rdquo;</p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 13:16:33 +0000 Jason Parrott 11942 at http://tristatesradio.com Rep. Loebsack Visits SE Iowa Sullivan Says Lawmakers Support Vets Jobs Proposal http://tristatesradio.com/post/sullivan-says-lawmakers-support-vets-jobs-proposal <p>State Senator John Sullivan (D-47) said Governor Pat Quinn will have to work hard to convince lawmakers to pass initiatives laid out in the&nbsp; State of the State speech.<br /><br />But the Rushville Democrat said one of&nbsp; Governor Quinn&#39;s initiatives should receive bi-partisan support.&nbsp; It&#39;s the tax credit for businesses to hire returning veterans.<br /> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 22:00:11 +0000 James Lenz 9543 at http://tristatesradio.com Sullivan Says Lawmakers Support Vets Jobs Proposal