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Iowa Democrats Play Politics With Deadly Tragedy

Iowa Democrats Play Politics With Deadly Tragedy

Politics at its worst. Iowa Democrats call for new spending and then vote against it. 

On Tuesday, Iowa House Republicans proposed over 20 million dollars in new funding for the Iowa Department of Corrections. The proposed increase comes after a recent deadly attack that left two prison staffers dead and one hospitalized.

Democrat lawmakers in the House Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee chose to vote against the funding.

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Ernst: Biden’s “Infrastructure” Roadmap Is a Wrong Turn down a Dead-End Street

Ernst: Biden’s “Infrastructure” Roadmap Is a Wrong Turn down a Dead-End Street

From what we’ve seen so far, about less than six percent of President Biden’s plan actually goes to support roads and bridges. More taxpayer money would be spent on electric vehicles than on waterways and roads, like fixing those potholes scattered across town after town throughout this country. And mind you, this shift to electric vehicles will have a devastating impact on Iowa’s ethanol and biodiesel industries, which support our state’s local economies.

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