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Iowa Farm Bureau gives nod to gas tax hike

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation has endorsed the recommendation of a state commission to raise the tax on gasoline by up to 10 cents per gallon. Craig Lang In the endorsement statement, IFBF President Craig Lang (also recently elevated as an Iowa Regent at the request of Gov. Terry Branstad) said that an increase “is the fairest way to fund” road repairs “because it charges people who actually use the roads whether they live in Iowa or are from out-of-state.” Here’s the statement: With rural roads making up nearly 90,000 miles of the state’s 114,000-mile road system, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) applauds the Governor’s Transportation 2020 Citizen Advisory Commission recommendation for an additional 8 to 10 cents per gallon fuel tax
Jul 31, 2020

Iowa Farm Bureau gives nod to gas tax hike

Iowa Farm Bureau gives nod to gas tax hike

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation has endorsed the recommendation of a state commission to raise the tax on gasoline by up to 10 cents per gallon. Craig Lang In the endorsement statement, IFBF President Craig Lang (also recently elevated as an Iowa Regent at the request of Gov. Terry Branstad) said that an increase “is the fairest way to fund” road repairs “because it charges people who actually use the roads whether they live in Iowa or are from out-of-state.” Here’s the statement: With rural roads making up nearly 90,000 miles of the state’s 114,000-mile road system, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) applauds the Governor’s Transportation 2020 Citizen Advisory Commission recommendation for an additional 8 to 10 cents per gallon fuel tax
The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation has endorsed the recommendation of a state commission to raise the tax on gasoline by up to 10 cents per gallon. Craig Lang In the endorsement statement, IFBF President Craig Lang (also recently elevated as an Iowa Regent at the request of Gov. Terry Branstad) said that an increase “is the fairest way to fund” road repairs “because it charges people who actually use the roads whether they live in Iowa or are from out-of-state.” Here’s the statement: With rural roads making up nearly 90,000 miles of the state’s 114,000-mile road system, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) applauds the Governor’s Transportation 2020 Citizen Advisory Commission recommendation for an additional 8 to 10 cents per gallon fuel tax
Jul 31, 2020

Redistricting in Colo. could change Rep. Coffman’s tune

Redistricting in Colo. could change Rep. Coffman’s tune

Colorado Sixth District Congressman Mike Coffman is making national headlines for trotting out a Glenn Beck-style Obama conspiracy theory on Denver talk radio. He said the president is secretly working to grant citizenship to millions of undocumented residents who will return the favor by voting for Obama next November
Colorado Sixth District Congressman Mike Coffman is making national headlines for trotting out a Glenn Beck-style Obama conspiracy theory on Denver talk radio. He said the president is secretly working to grant citizenship to millions of undocumented residents who will return the favor by voting for Obama next November
Jul 31, 2020

House subcommittee passes bill requiring Obama administration to set deadline for Keystone XL

House subcommittee passes bill requiring Obama administration to set deadline for Keystone XL

A subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee has passed a bill that would require the Obama administration to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast of Texas, by Nov. 1
A subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee has passed a bill that would require the Obama administration to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast of Texas, by Nov. 1
Jul 31, 2020
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