Activists Rally Against Two Fed Education Bills

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Opposition to H.R. 5 the Student Success Act (NCLB reauthorization) & S. 227 the Strengthening Education through Research Act (SETRA) grows among activists.

Paulsen’s Gas Tax Hike Albatross

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Speaker of the Iowa House Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) has much to explain to his caucus and Iowans for actions he took to push a gas tax increase on Iowans.

Political Maneuvering in Iowa House to Push Gas Tax Increase

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Speaker of the Iowa House Kraig Paulsen has changed up the make up of the House Ways and Means Committee to pave the way for a gas tax increase.

What 2016 Republican Front-Runner?

From left: Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, Scott Walker, Jeb Bush and Rand Paul
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Scott Walker leads in Iowa, Jeb Bush and Walker are essentially tied in New Hampshire, Lindsey Graham leads in South Carolina showing 2016 is up for grabs.

Branstad on Gas Tax Hike: Timing Is Right

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad said that the timing is right for a gas tax hike while legislators consider transportation infrastructure funding options.