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Public Interest Held Hostage By Iowa GOP; Will Dems Be Forced To Pay Ransom?

[Note from BFIA:  For background information on how we got here click on the links below.  House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R- HD 67 – Hiawatha) – a lawyer to trucking company CRST International – axed all funding for both passenger … Continue reading

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Passenger Rail and Eminent Domain Get Married

What will it take for the Iowa House to get a bill considered on the floor of the Iowa Senate? Representatives Dave Jacoby and Bobby Kaufmann are hoping that pairing a Senate Democratic priority— funding passenger rail in order to … Continue reading

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Paulsen Inexplicably Slashes Funding For Iowa Passenger And Freight Rail

From our inbox: A note from PIRG: House Speaker Kraig Paulsen – a lawyer to trucking company CRST International – is axing all funding for both passenger rail and freight rail in Iowa. We can’t let that happen. Take action … Continue reading

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