CLINTON — Today has been designated Lobbying Day at the Capitol in Des Moines for the U.S. Highway 30 Coalition.

Members from across the State of Iowa are joining together to promote continued improvements to U.S. 30.

The delegation planned to meet in Des Moines in the cafeteria at 10:30 a.m. Appointments were made with area legislators for lunch and the opportunity to discuss the transportation issues that affect the local community. The group will meet with Iowa Department of Transportation Director Nancy Richardson at 1:30 p.m. This meeting will be followed by an ice cream social with legislators at 3 p.m. at the Capitol.