Posts Tagged ‘Gas Tax’
 

 

Rhetoric Used to Pass Gas Tax Increase Comes Up Empty

Written by Dr. Don Racheter President of Public Interest Institute Anyone who has been around a while knows politicians who have said one thing in a campaign, but then when they got elected did quite another thing. But it is ra...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 

TIR on “Great Day”: Gas Tax, Ag Summit and Jeb’s First Iowa Trip

  The Iowa Republican’s Kevin Hall appeared on KCWI-TV’s “Great Day” program Tuesday morning for the weekly “Political Party Scoopers” segment. Along with Democrat strategist Sam Roecker...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 

Republicans Are Out of Touch With the Average Iowan

Doug Gross, the 2002 Republican nominee for Governor, made news this past weekend when he proudly proclaimed that there would be no political fallout for increasing the state’s gas tax. Gross made his prediction on Iowa Publi...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Branstad Signs Gas Tax Increase

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad wasted no time enacting a 10-cent gas tax increase. The bill was passed by both houses of the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday. The governor signed the bill Wednesday morning. It goes into effect Sunday,...
by Kevin Hall

 
 

Winners and Losers from Gas Tax Increase

A ten-cent increase in the state’s gas tax sailed through the Republican controlled Iowa House of Representatives and the Democrat controlled Iowa Senate on Tuesday. The bill now goes to Governor Terry Branstad, who has indic...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Get Ready to Pay More at the Pump – Gas Tax Goes to the Floor Today

By the end of the day, the Republican controlled Iowa House of Representatives and the Democrat controlled Iowa Senate are likely to pass an increase in the gas tax for the first time since 1989. While it’s been 26 years sinc...
by Craig Robinson