Railroads argue U.S. law preempts states from regulating interstate commerce Tom Barton Jan. 26, 2023 3:58 pm DES MOINES — A state law advanced Thursday by a three-member panel of House lawmakers would limit the length of freight trains traveling through Iowa. The subcommittee voted unanimously to forward House Study Bill 88 to the full[…]
After three months of traveling across the state, the transportation task force finished their work a few weeks ago. Our charge was to access all our modes of transportation and make a report to the 2019 Legislature. What did we learn? The needs are great and different all across the state. West of highway 81,[…]
The regular session of the 2016 legislative season ended on March 24 this year, which was over a week early. It appears that the legislature will get its work done within the 90 day limit set by the Kansas Constitution. I appreciate legislative leadership encouraging committee chairs to get work done in a timely manner,[…]
The following Summary of Legislation Summaries are the most current publications and should provide you with more information about current legislative rulings and processes. 2015 Preliminary Summary of Legislation-Supplement 2015 Preliminary Summary of Legislationprevious Posts
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