04 APR 2017
By ELIZABETH MEYER | The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa (Tribune News Service)
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst introduced a bill Tuesday permitting a private foundation to construct a memorial on the National Mall recognizing American troops fighting the war on terror. The Iowa Republican co-sponsored the bill with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. The legislation allows the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation to begin the process of pursuing construction of a memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.