Better passenger rail opportunities is obviously an exciting prospect. But there’s also freight and farm to market improvements involved. Watch this video of Sen. Matt McCoy and others explain why Iowa should modernize our railroad system. For more information, contact State Senator Matt McCoy: (515) 681-9327.
“By investing roughly 20 million dollars in state funds this legislature can give Iowa’s railroad a hundred million dollar infrastructure upgrade…this should be the top priority of this legislature before we adjourn… This is a freight-rail project that will make products of Iowa farmers and Iowa factories more accessible, more competitive and more valuable in our world economy. ..”