Congress approves legislation for railroad worker contract
Congress overwhelmingly approved legislation last week to implement a new contract for railroad workers, averting a potential strike that would have crippled agricultural shipping along with broader impacts to the U.S. economy.
The Senate approved the legislation 80-15 last Thursday, one day after it passed the U.S. House on a 290-137 vote. All six members of Iowa’s congressional delegation voted in favor of the legislation, which President Joe Biden signed Dec. 2.
“Iowa farmers are pleased that Congress has taken the necessary steps...
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