Iowa Candidate speaks at Linn County Democrat Club

Linn County Leader

Jeff Kurtz, a candidate for Iowa Southeast District state representative, was guest speaker at the Linn County Democrat Club meeting, on May 20, at Bucklin Tall Paul's Pub n Grub.  Kurtz stated there will probably not be a February 2024 Democrat Iowa Caucus and a normal primary will be held in mid-year.

Kurtz, a retired BNSF engineer, is working to amend the 2008 Federal Rail Safety Act, to protect whistleblowers reporting violations and unsafe practices.  Dennis Van Dyke, club president, held a short meeting and announced the next club meeting will be Thursday, June 17, at 6 p.m., at the Brookfield Cafe.