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Anderson announces bid for Iowa Senate

Friday, March 19, 2010

Senatorial candidate Bill Anderson and his family
At a gathering at the Daryl Bunch Agency in Cherokeeon Wednesday, Bill Anderson of Pierson announced that he will run as a Republican candidate for the Iowa State Senate seat from District 27. The District covers the Northern Part of Woodbury County, the Eastern part of Plymouth County, and all of Cherokee County. The current Senator, Ron Wieck (R-Sioux City), has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2010

Anderson said Wednesday, "Our great state is in a fragile financial situation this year and it is not because taxpayers did not send enough money to fund the programs, it is because government spent more than it collected. Iowans need real solutions to current problems. Tax and fee increases are not practical solutions. I am working to be our next State Senator to listen to your concerns and ideas and take them to Des Moines.''

Bill and Angie Anderson have one son, Joe, and are expecting the arrival of a baby girl in August. The Anderson's own and operate a tax accounting firm in Sioux City.

Anderson has worked for Congressman Steve King and also Senator Charles Grassley in the Sioux City offices.

He served in the Army National Guard for eight years (2nd 133rd Mechanical and 1st 113th Cavalry) and is a graduate of North High School in Sioux City. Angie is a graduate of Alexandria Monroe High School in Alexandria, Ind., and a graduate of Purdue University.

"Our government needs to go back to the basics and make sure it works for the people, and not the other way around," added Anderson.

"We need state government to put all of their books online so all taxpayers, not just insiders, can see how our tax dollars are being collected and spent. I also believe we need to provide real opportunities for businesses to start and expand in Iowa by eliminating punishing taxes and burdensome regulations," continued Anderson.

The Primary Election is on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 followed by the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.

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