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Her attorney, James Larew, will argue Wednesday that the city of Cedar Rapids, where Leaf lives and was ticketed, is violating equal protection and due process clauses of the Iowa Constitution in part because it delegates police power to Gatso USA — the private, for-profit company hired to run the equipment.
Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation Monday allowing the transportation of overweight loads of corn, soybeans, haw, straw, silage and stover. The proclamation will expire November 17.
The Iowa Transportation Commission (Commission) approved more than $2.6 million in funding for three rail infrastructure and related rail development projects under the Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant (RRLG) Program.
We depend on safe and reliable infrastructure to get our products to market. But in today’s fast-paced global economy, high-speed internet has become just as critical a pathway to customers near and far. That’s why Farm Bureau is urging the administration to address rural America’s broadband needs as it develops its infrastructure improvement plan.
A four-lane expansion of U.S. Highway 30 will begin next spring, growing the capacity of a major agricultural artery for grain and livestock transport in the state.
“Folks cross railroads, they travel roads and see rusty bridges, they’re asking ‘Where’s our DOT funding for this?’ But they’re not calling and asking ‘Where’s our energy and water funding to maintain our rivers?’” said Thomas Heinhold, the Army Corps of Engineer’s Rock Island District deputy chief of operations.
The American Farm Bureau Federation and seven livestock organizations are asking the U.S. Department of Transportation for a waiver and limited exemption from the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate for drivers who haul livestock as well as live fish and insects.
Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation Monday allowing the transportation of overweight loads of corn, soybeans, haw, straw, silage and stover. The proclamation will expire Nov. 17, 2017.
The funding shortfall for a new Des Moines International Airport terminal has grown by some $25 million and the project may be delayed for years.
As of Monday, Sept. 11th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.54 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down 1 cent from last week and $.32 higher than one year ago. The national average on Monday was $2.68, up $.02 from last week’s price.