September 27, 2022

Congresswoman running for Iowa’s 1st District will be at Legacy Plaza

Miller-Meeks to attend town hall Aug. 18 in Newton

U.S. Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, of Iowa’s Second Congressional District, will be the special guest in a town hall hosted by the America First Agenda at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 in the DMACC Conference Center of Building 16 at Legacy Plaza, 403 W. Fourth St. N., in Newton. Visitors are encouraged to RSVP.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Register for the event at:

Miller-Meeks, a Republican, is running for Iowa’s redistricted first congressional district, which includes Jasper County. The congresswoman will be accompanied by Linda McMahon, the former administrator of the Small Business Institute, and Matt Whitaker, the former acting U.S. Attorney General.

Of note, McMahon serves as chair of the America First Policy Institute while Whitaker serves as co-chair of the America First Policy Institute’s Center for Law & Justice. State Rep. Christina Bohannan, a Democrat from Iowa City, is running against Miller-Meeks for the District 1 seat.

For questions about the town hall, email

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Christopher Braunschweig

Christopher Braunschweig

Christopher Braunschweig has a strong passion for community journalism and covers city council, school board, politics and general news in Newton, Iowa and Jasper County.