CIRAS DIGEST: Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

  • The gas tax passed on Tuesday, Gov. Terry Branstad signed it this morning, and you’ll start paying an extra 10 cents per gallon at the pump on March 1. More details to be found at The Des Moines Register.
  • Lee County officials are trying to get more teachers into local businesses, according to WGEM-TV.
  • The Vermont version of the conservative-tilting Watchdog organization has a piece about a Heritage Foundation report. The story focuses on New England, but there’s a nationwide chart detailing their estimation of the manufacturing jobs that will be lost due to President Barack Obama-backed climate change regulations.
  • And finally, here’s the weather map. The last reports we saw called for 3 to 5 inches in Des Moines, 4 to 9 inches in Ames. Be safe.

That’s enough for now.

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