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Iowa Republicans Talk Caucus Campaigns & Gas Tax

posted on February 27, 2015 04:21 PM

Iowa Republicans Talk Caucus Campaigns & Gas Tax Play Video Steve Scheffler, Iowa National Republican Committeeman; Craig Robinson, editor of TheIowaRepublican.com; and Doug Gross, a former Iowa Republican gubernatorial nominee, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses early maneuvering among Republican presidential hopefuls in... Watch Full Episode

Iowa Gas Tax and Transportation Issues

posted on February 6, 2015 03:09 PM

Iowa Gas Tax and Transportation Issues Play Video Rep. Josh Byrnes (R-Osage), chair of the House Transportation Committee; Sen. Tod Bowman (D-Maquoketa), chair of the Senate Transportation Committee; and Dave Stanley, a representative from Iowans for Tax Relief are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses a proposed... Watch Full Episode

Tax miles driven instead of gas consumption?

posted on February 6, 2015 01:06 PM

Tax miles driven instead of gas consumption? Play Video As more hybrid and electric cars hit the streets, some Iowans question whether a user fee focusing on gas consumption vs. miles driven is fair. Sen. Tod Bowman says a study group would periodically re-evaluate a gas tax, and at some point, taxing miles driven might make sense. But he says it's... Watch Story

All sides agree bonding for road repairs is wrong approach

posted on February 6, 2015 01:06 PM

All sides agree bonding for road repairs is wrong approach Play Video Thirty Iowa counties have bonded to pay for road repairs. Rep. Josh Byrnes, Sen. Tod Bowman and Iowans for Tax Relief Chairman Dave Stanley all agree that's not good for taxpayers. That's why Byrnes and Bowman say a user fee, such as raising the gas tax, is a better way to pay for transportation... Watch Story

Disagreement on gas tax distribution formula

posted on February 6, 2015 01:05 PM

Disagreement on gas tax distribution formula Play Video A larger portion of gas tax revenues goes toward state highway and bridge projects than goes to county and local projects that have critical funding needs. Iowans for Tax Relief Chairman Dave Stanley says legislators should fix the "obsolete" funding formula so projects with the most need get the... Watch Story

Iowa Transportation and Roads

posted on November 15, 2013 03:51 PM

Iowa Transportation and Roads Play Video Paul Trombino III, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, Representative Josh Byrnes, chair of the House Transportation Committee, and Dave Scott, executive director of the Iowa Good Roads Association are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The discussion includes gas taxes,... Watch Full Episode

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