Iowans are celebrating the decision of the International Olympic Committee to keep wrestling in the Summer Games in 2020. Former University of Iowa wrestling coach and grappling legend Dan Gable says he’s very happy with the decision by the IOC. Congressman Bruce Braley released a statement in support of the decision, while Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds took to Twitter to say “We did it Iowa!” Gable said the goal now is to become a top five “core sport” for the Olympics.
The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.
A minimum-security state prison inmate who failed to return to the minimum-security unit on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary on July 17th is back in custody.
Further Trans Pacific Partnership discussions got underway in Hawaii this week.
Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Jim Inhofe says internal memos submitted by the Army Corps of Engineers to his panel undermines the Clean Water rule.
Senate Appropriators have approved legislative provisions that could ease credit restrictions on U.S. exports to Cuba.