Iowa struggles to pass a law to require hands-free driving when it comes to cell phones. We cover that and other issues with Iowa Republican Party Chair Jeff Kaufmann and Democratic political consultant Porter McNeil, who address legislation about hands-free driving.

“What will it take? Political pressure,” Kaufmann said. “All politics is local.”

“I think it’s a case where the leaders in the General Assembly … are behind the curve on this and need to catch up with where the people are,” McNeil said.

In the video, hear their whole conversation.

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