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Support for E15 label change

4/19/2021

The outdated label only scares consumers and retailers away from an excellent fuel choice.

Iowa E15 sales surge makes sense

4/19/2021

Americans can now fill up with E15 year-round, and last year Iowa drivers took advantage of that new freedom to buy the 15% fuel blend that burns cleaner, packs more octane and is more affordable at the pump.

House yet to act on mental health funding

4/19/2021

There is still no agreement on tax policy between the two chambers of the Iowa Legislature,

Week of April 12 fuel and energy price update courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

4/14/2021

As of Wednesday, April 14, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.78 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices were down 1 cent from last week’s price and $1.23 higher than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.86, down 1 cent from last week’s price.

Biofuels slighted in package

4/12/2021

Advocates say biofuels should get far more support in Biden infrastructure package.

Budget bills begin to take shape at Iowa Statehouse

4/12/2021

A few budget bills have started to move through the committee process in the Iowa Legislature,

USDA report projects more corn usage

4/12/2021

Report reflects higher expected ethanol use and exports, tightening corn supplies.

Week of April 5 fuel and energy price update courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

4/7/2021

As of Wednesday, April 7, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.79 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices were up 1 cent from last week’s price and $1.14 higher than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.87, steady from last week’s price.

Proposed package to benefit Infrastructure

4/5/2021

Infrastructure plan would spend billions on rebuilding roads and bridges as well as expanding rural broadband.

Progress on ethanol standard, change in mental health funding

4/5/2021

Last week marked the second funnel deadline at the Iowa Legislature.

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