Story County Republican Central Committee Chairperson Dane Nealson issued this statement following the announcement by 3rd District Iowa Congressman Tom Latham that he will not seek re-election:

"On behalf of the Story County Republican Central Committee, I would like to congratulate Congressman Tom Latham on a tremendous career in Congress and extend warm wishes in his retirement. Congressman Latham is a true statesman and has been a strong and steady voice on behalf of Iowans throughout his many years of service. Our state and nation are better for his service. Thank you, Congressman."