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Seeking a path to a vote on Northey

1/22/2018

Iowa lawmakers search for compromise to end hold on Iowa Agriculture Secretary.

Week of January 15 fuel and energy price update

1/18/2018

As of Tuesday, January 16th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.53 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.08 from last week and $.16 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.53, up $.04 from last week’s price.

Iowans appointed to AFBF committees

1/15/2018

A number of Iowa Farm Bureau members have been appointed to serve on one of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Issue Advisory Committees.

Kwik Trip, Iowa 80 Truckstop win  renewable fuel marketing awards

1/15/2018

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey last week announced that Kwik Trip Inc. and the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott are the 2018 winners of the Secretary’s Ethanol and Biodiesel Marketing Awards.

GOP leaders reject gas tax increase after Trump floats the idea

1/10/2018

President Trump privately suggested massively increasing the gas tax to help fund a national infrastructure overhaul, but Republican leaders in Congress moved quickly to shut down the idea.

Week of January 8 fuel and energy price update

1/10/2018

As of Tuesday, January 9th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.45 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.04 from last week and $.09 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.49, holding steady at last week’s price.

Week of January 1 fuel and energy price update

1/4/2018

As of Wednesday, January 3rd, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.41 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.05 from last week and $.06 higher than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.49, up $.04 from last week’s price.

Gov. Reynolds signs proclamation easing propane delivery rules

1/2/2018

Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation temporarily suspending certain regulatory provisions pertaining to hours of service for the delivery of propane.

A decade of good things from the biofuels rule

12/27/2017

With all of the Christmas events, tax reform negotiations and other activities swirling around, you might have missed a key milestone: the 10th anniversary of the legislation establishing the updated and more robust version of the Renewable Fuels Standard, or RFS2.

Week of December 25 fuel and energy price update

12/27/2017

As of Tuesday, December 26th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.36 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down a penny from last week and $.06 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.45, up $.03 from last week’s price.

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