Reynolds Announces Parent’s Supervised Driving Program

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced an initiative designed to help Iowa’s teen drivers and their parents more safely navigate the early years of driving.

Iowans Be Aware of REAL ID

Beginning in October 2020 the federal government will require you to show a valid REAL ID driver’s license or identification card for certain activities.

Toll Roads in Iowa are a Non-Starter

An Iowa Department of Transportation study determined that introducing tolls on I-80 is a financially feasible way to pay for that highway’s expansion, but Mark Lowe, the Iowa DOT director, said they would not recommend or pursue tolling.

Branstad Names Mark Lowe as Interim Director of the Iowa DOT

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad named Mark Lowe the Interim Director of the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) replacing Paul Trombino who resigned.

Kadyn’s Law Falling Short of Expectations

Amy Sinclair: Four years after adoption it has been revealed convictions under Kadyn’s Law are down when compared to those under the prior, more forgiving law.

Less for More?

Don Racheter: We need to replace governmentally/monopolistically provided goods & services with capitalistically/ competitively provided goods & services.

Iowa Expands Accessibility Through Electronic Voter Registration

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Mark Lowe of the Iowa Department of Transportation unveiled Iowa’s new online voter registration system.

Branstad Announces Location Expansion for Driver License Kiosks

Twenty four locations including libraries, Hy-Vee stores, and a Kum & Go around Iowa now house Motor Vehicle self-service kiosks for driver license renewals.

Paul Pate: Online Voter Registration Can Enhance Voting Integrity

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate said that online voter registration can not only boost participation and enhance voting integrity using DOT technology.

Officer, Here’s My Iowa Drivers License Smartphone App

Iowa will be the first state to offer a drivers license smartphone app. Will the Iowa Department of Transportation consider pitfalls before it’s launched?

Iowa DOT Targets Fall for Start of Parent Taught Drivers Ed

Last year the Iowa Legislature passed landmark legislation friendly to the state’s…

Iowa’s Choose Life License Plates Ready to Be Issued

After 10 years of working for Iowans to have the ability to express their pro-life views on their license plates, the Choose Life license plates are ready.

Gas Tax: There Are Solutions, and Then There are SOLUTIONS

Opponents of raising the gas tax have failed to provide any solutions for how Iowa should maintain its roads and bridges with a projected shortfall.

A Gas Tax, Is a Tax, Is a Tax… or Is It?

Scott Bailey makes the case why the Iowa Legislature and Governor Branstad should raise the gas tax to pay for reparing Iowa’s road and bridges.

Barack Obama’s Executive Order Doesn’t Trump State Law

This week the Iowa Department of Transportation had to remind the Iowa ACLU that President Barack Obama’s executive order doesn’t trump state law.

Iowa Governor Chet Culver’s Fuzzy I-JOBS Math

Early last month after reading the I-JOBS report from Iowa Governor Chet…