Iowa loses out as rail funds not appropriated

Iowa residents and taxpayers are being horribly betrayed by Gov. Terry Branstad and his Republican henchmen in the Legislature. They are sabotaging a $230 million federal grant to expand passenger rail service that would link major Iowa cities to Chicago and eventually Omaha, Neb.

All they would have to appropriate is $5.5 million in the Iowa DOT’s budget, but they claim they’re saving taxpayers’ money by scuttling a major infrastructure improvement that citizen passengers could use for years to come.

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