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Lobby Day 2017 Invitation

 

ABATE of Iowa

Share the Road ● Rider Education ● Rider Rights

 

                                          

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Your constituents from A.B.A.T.E. of Iowa cordially

invite you to stop by for a breakfast meet and greet.

 

Rotunda – 7:00am to 8:45am

 

You are invited to join us at the stairs for a group picture at 8:45

 

S.M.A.R.T. Trainer Traffic Simulator demonstration 7am-9am

 

 

                                                                                                           Share the Road video looping 7am-9am

 


Iowa Caucuses

 

The Iowa Caucus date is February 1, 2016 

 

Here is a link to the Iowa Secretary of State information because they explain much better than I ever could.

 

http://teachers.caucus101.com/

 

Below are the links to find your Caucus location. 

 

Democrat

http://iowademocrats.org/

 

Republican

https://www.iowagop.org/


 

These are the suggested ABATE Caucus Planks:

 

Energy and Transportation

 

  1. All State agencies safety policies, such as the Highway Patrol, Dept. of Transportation, Governor’s Safety Council, should focus on crash prevention instead of crash protection.
  2. The use of biofuels, such as ethanol blended gasoline, biodiesel, E85, MUST NOT be mandated.
  3. We oppose any mandatory helmet laws.
  4. The use of cameras or other unmanned devices for traffic enforcement, such as “red light” and “speed trap” cameras, must be abolished.

 

 

Government

 

  1. To be accountable for the legislation they enact, Congress must pass the “Read the Bills” act
  2. Congress and the Federal government agencies must be prohibited from lobbying the States to change or pass laws.
  3. All Federal agencies, such as N.H.T.S.A., the N.T.S.B.. etc., must be prohibited from instituting regulations without the approval of Congress and/or that are prohibited by the Constitution.
  4. The Governor and Legislature of the State of Iowa must not submit to “blackmail” by Congress or and Federal Agencies.
  5. All State agencies, such as IDOT, the DNR, etc., must be prohibited from instituting regulations without the approval of the Legislature and/or that are prohibited by the Iowa Constitution.

 

Taxes and Spending

 

  1. Revenues collected for specific use, such as Road Use Fund or the Highway Safety Fund, must not be “raided” for the General Treasury or any other unintended use.
  2. To hold Congress fiscally accountable, their pensions, raises, etc., must be based on a balanced budget and the solvency of programs such as Social Security.
  3. To hold the Iowa Legislature fiscally accountable, their pensions, raises, etc, must be based on a balanced budget and the solvency of the State.

 

A.B.A.T.E. of Iowa 2016 Lobby Breakfast

 

ABATE of Iowa

Share the Road ● Rider Education ● Rider Rights

LOBBY DAY

                         at the

STATE CAPITOL

 

  Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Your constituents from ABATE of Iowacordially

invite you to stop by for a breakfast meet and greet.

 

Rotunda – 7:00am to 8:45am

 

You are invited to join us at the stairs for a group picture at 8:45

 

Rider Education Braking Demonstration video looping 7am-9am

 

Mobile Rider Education unit outside the Capitol building 7am-9am

 

     Share the Road Program video looping 7am-9am

 


 

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