SCAN Statement on Confirmation of Kim Reynolds as Governor of Iowa

Media Contact: Allie Wright, [email protected], (515) 537-6547

Des Moines, Iowa (May 24, 2017)Mark Shriver, president of Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), released the following statement today on the confirmation of Kim Reynolds as the next governor of Iowa.

“On behalf of Save the Children Action Network, I would like to congratulate Kim Reynolds on her new role as governor of Iowa.

“I had the pleasure of meeting Governor Reynolds during the National Governors Association Winter Meeting earlier this year, where we discussed the critical need and impact of Save the Children’s early learning programs across the country. Learning about her dedication to education was encouraging, and our team at SCAN looks forward to working with her to ensure all kids in Iowa have access to high-quality early childhood education programs and a strong start in life.”

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