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Senate passes measure to address private land purchases using taxpayer dollars

Senate passes measure to address private land purchases using taxpayer dollars
Earl Comstock of the Lucas County Farm Bureau makes a point to Sen. Amy Sinclair last week during a Farm Bureau visit to the Iowa Capitol. With Comstock, clockwise from left, were Dan Carpenter and Jason Dent of Wayne County and Steve Hofmann of Decatur County. More than 200 Farm Bureau members from across the state visited the Capitol on March 20 to advocate for issues important to farmers and rural Iowa.

The Iowa Senate in a bipartisan vote last week passed a Farm Bureau-supported bill, Senate File 548, designed to address the issue of land purchases by a private entity using taxpayer dollars.

The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) has...




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