Welcome to the SMART-UTU Iowa State Legislative Board web site. It is our goal at this site to keep our membership informed of important legislation and issues affecting their job and safety. We hope it is a useful tool to increase your awareness of the role of the Legislative Department.



There is no greater compensation in the railroad industry than to return home safely and it is our aim to remove the hazards and reduce the risks to make that happen. This objective requires a truly combined effort and the ISLB will work with you and for you to help create an injury free workplace. Progress Through Unity is not just a catch phrase; it is a proven strategy that works and we ask everyone to join the cause.