November 21, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted with a bipartisan majority of Republicans and Democrats to pass H.R. 1309, Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act. Health care and social service workers – including nurses, doctors, social workers, emergency responders, and other types of caregivers – experience disproportionately high rates of workplace violence.
November 21, 2019 In The News
KMA Land, Ryan Matheny, November 21, 2019
(Washington, D.C.) -- Iowa Third District Congresswoman Cindy Axne is joining colleagues on both sides of the aisle in demanding answers following a nationwide shortage of a critical pediatric cancer drug.
November 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) led a bipartisan letter with Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting information on shortage of vincristine, a vital pediatric cancer drug. The letter, joined by 10 of their colleagues, highlights the critical importance of vincristine in treatments for children fighting cancer and the dire consequences of the shortage. According to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports, the United States faces a critical shortage of the drug that is expected to last until December or January.