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Friday, January 18, 2008

Cyclone Conservatives: Stop the Bicycle Bill Before It Pedals Itself Into Our State Code

Excerpted from this post at Cyclone Conservatives

I was alerted this morning to a bill that was introduced in the Iowa
General Assembly that would add a license "fee" (a.k.a. a TAX) to
bicycles here in Iowa and the money would presumably go to the help
pay for roads. How absolutely and unequivocally absurd this bill is. I
searched around trying to figure which Democrat would introduce such a
bogus bicycle tax. Sadly, I see it was a Republican. Yes, my friends,
a Republican. Senator John Putney, who is not seeking re-election. I
just love how we talk about the need to reform our mindset in this
country by going toward preventative health care instead of reactive
health care. But this bill essentially amounts to a tax on exercising.

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