Gene Fraise

Replacing Legislative Veteran
5:28 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

New SE Iowa Senator Preparing for Session

State Senator-elect Rich Taylor (D-Mt. Pleasant)

Southeast Iowa’s newest state lawmaker says he is still getting used to the state capitol.

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2012 Election Guide
12:01 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Larry Kruse – Iowa Senate 42

Larry Kruse (R-Houghton)

Larry Kruse (R-Houghton) says he is running for a seat in the Iowa Senate to help improve the state’s business climate.

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Iowa Fuel Tax Hike
12:11 am
Mon January 16, 2012

Lawmakers could increase Iowa’s fuel tax.

Two Southeast Iowa lawmakers believe the state’s fuel tax will eventually increase.

State Senator Gene Fraise (D-Lee County) and State Representative Jerry Kearns (D-Keokuk) do not foresee an increase during an election year.

The two recently spoke to members of the Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce during a legislative luncheon.

Fraise says a proposal gaining support in Des Moines would increase the fuel tax by four cents/year for two years.

It would take effect next year.

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