Jay Inslee tours flood damage in Davenport, Iowa on Wednesday, May 15th.
He will begin the tour at 9:30 AM CT with a briefing on the flooding and its resulting damage by State Representative Monica Kurth and State Senator Rob Hogg. Together, they will discuss the resources and support local communities need to get back on their feet.
Inslee will continue the tour on foot, listening to the experiences of affected residents, meeting with small business owners and Davenport community members. Inslee will visit Dress for Success Quad Cities, a local nonprofit, and speak with boardmember Marie Gleason at 10:00 AM CT.
At 10:20 AM CT, Inslee will stop by The Half Nelson, where he will speak to its owner Matt Osborn about trying to open the new restaurant in the midst of the flood.
Then, at 10:40 AM CT, Inslee will travel to the Front Street Brewery, a local business in operation since 1992. Owner Tim Baldwin will provide context for the historical significance of recent flooding.