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RuralOrganizing.org Statement on President Biden’s Visit to Rural Iowa  

The President and his administration established the Rural Playbook to coordinate programs in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act federal programs that are meant to benefit state, local, Tribal and territorial governments in rural areas. It’s important to remember that without Biden in office, there would be no infrastructure bill. Already, in Iowa, we know that there have been financial commitments to the infrastructure law to the Iowa Departments of Public Safety and Human Rights. We also know that Iowa’s Republican Senators split their votes on the infrastructure bill while all three Republican House members voted no. [...]