Iowa Utilities Take Steps to Address Customers’ COVID-19 Issues

By: David Lynch | 03.23.2020

  Many of the electric, natural gas, water, and communications utilities serving Iowans have taken steps to address their customers’ utility service issues associated with the novel coronavirus and COVID-19. Typically, these steps take the form of suspending disconnection of service for nonpayment, although the details of these suspensions can vary. Early action was taken Read…

Iowa DOT Issues Report on Electric Vehicles

By: David Lynch | 01.10.2019

On December 31, 2018, the Iowa DOT released a report analyzing the potential effect of electric vehicles on the Road Use Tax Fund in Iowa.  Because these vehicles use no gasoline, they do not pay the state fuel tax.  The number of electric vehicles is relatively small at this time, so the impact on the Read…