State Representative Dave Heaton, a Republican from Mt. Pleasant, has been awarded the annual Hoover Uncommon Public Service Award from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association in West Branch. The award is given to those in state government who represent values and unwavering commitment to public service as defined by President Herbert Hoover.
Representative Jeff Kaufmann described Heaton by saying, “He is a leader who serves as an anchor for others wishing to grow, learn and lead.”
State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City received the award in the Iowa Senate.