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The Resource Beyond promises, Ron Corbett

Beyond promises, Ron Corbett

Label
Beyond promises
Title
Beyond promises
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Ron Corbett
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Language
eng
Summary
Ron Corbett was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1986 at age 26. A Republican, he served 13 years, becoming the youngest house speaker in Iowa history. He is serving his eighth year as mayor of Cedar Rapids and helped lead the city back for a devastating flood in 2008
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Corbett, Ron
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illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Smith, Rick
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  • Corbett, Ron
  • Cedar Rapids (Iowa)
  • Cedar Rapids (Iowa)
  • Floods
  • Mayors
  • Biography
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Beyond promises, Ron Corbett
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Publication
Note
"I want to always be someone who asks, 'Are we doiing everything we can?' We must respect what got us here. But it's in our nature to want to make things better" --
Contents
Prologue: taking account -- Strengthened by high water -- Don't just hold office -- On the road to engage Iowa -- A boyhood along Lake Erie -- My new Iowa hometown -- Work never hut a college kid -- I majored in business and football -- It's time for the real world -- Why can't I be a legislator? -- Mr. Corbett goes to the statehouse -- My wife and Senator Bob Dole -- Selling ice cream on city streets -- Doors open as house majority shifts -- Al Haig, Jay Leno and a surplus -- A squeaker on the way to speaker -- No woodshed, but a big tax cut -- My Mom, crack and the death penalty -- Education reform flames out -- When you coming home Papa? -- More than cutting ribbons -- Reshaping city government -- A flood brings me back to public life -- My first 100 days as mayor -- Have calculator, will travel -- A governor, a mayor and labor -- Open for business -- Taking on urban eyesores -- A gamble for disaster recovery -- Two legs short -- Complacency can hurt
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 220 pages
Isbn
9781544627694
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Beyond promises, Ron Corbett
Publication
Note
"I want to always be someone who asks, 'Are we doiing everything we can?' We must respect what got us here. But it's in our nature to want to make things better" --
Contents
Prologue: taking account -- Strengthened by high water -- Don't just hold office -- On the road to engage Iowa -- A boyhood along Lake Erie -- My new Iowa hometown -- Work never hut a college kid -- I majored in business and football -- It's time for the real world -- Why can't I be a legislator? -- Mr. Corbett goes to the statehouse -- My wife and Senator Bob Dole -- Selling ice cream on city streets -- Doors open as house majority shifts -- Al Haig, Jay Leno and a surplus -- A squeaker on the way to speaker -- No woodshed, but a big tax cut -- My Mom, crack and the death penalty -- Education reform flames out -- When you coming home Papa? -- More than cutting ribbons -- Reshaping city government -- A flood brings me back to public life -- My first 100 days as mayor -- Have calculator, will travel -- A governor, a mayor and labor -- Open for business -- Taking on urban eyesores -- A gamble for disaster recovery -- Two legs short -- Complacency can hurt
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 220 pages
Isbn
9781544627694
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • CRPL-Downtown LibraryBorrow it
      450 5th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52401, US
      41.976964 -91.6624043
    • Ladd LibraryBorrow it
      3750 Williams Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404, US
      41.952174 -91.7193209
    • Hiawatha Public LibraryBorrow it
      150 West Willman Street, Hiawatha, IA, 52233, US
      42.037121 -91.672304
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