Cindy spent a decade at the State of Iowa directing initiatives to help over twenty state agencies improve government services while saving Iowa taxpayers tens of millions of dollars.
Cindy is bringing the same approach to Washington by working on policies to make the federal government work better for less. Cindy has already introduced two pieces of legislation to root out waste, fraud and abuse in Washington. Cindy will focus on prioritizing ways to save taxpayer dollars, bring much-needed transparency in government spending and hold Washington accountable.
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Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) is highlighting a final rule issued by the Department of the Treasury that implements her push to cut red tape for Iowa’s county and city governments looking to utilizing COVID-19 relief funds.
Above: Rep. Axne (left) met with Corning Mayor Jan Leonard, Corning Postmaster Loretta Gray, U.S. Postal Service staff and letter carriers, and local leaders to discuss her new legislation aimed at improving transparency at the Postal Service.
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced her support and co-sponsorship of a bipartisan bill that would provide additional flexibility for Iowa’s cities and counties who received support from federal COVID-19 relief legislation, cut red tape, and allow them to use funds to make infrastructure investments.
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) unveiled her new Supply Chain Solutions Agenda – a list of congressional legislation that she supports which she will be pushing Congress to pass in order to alleviate economic disruptions that are affecting Iowa’s small businesses and middle-class families.
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and twenty other House Democrats requested the removal of a proposed tax information reporting rule from the Build Back Better Act, raising concerns about lack of details on the privacy and scope of the current measure.
This week, Reps. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at giving health care providers additional time to use financial assistance they have received from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF).
Established through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in March 2020, Axne has helped approve $178 billion for the PRF to help reimburse providers for lost revenue or expenses attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to approve and advance a package of seven appropriations bills to fund investments ranging from public health and safety initiatives to expansions of federal support for broadband, skills training, and rural communities.
The legislation includes multiple provisions that Rep. Axne worked to secure over the first half of 2021, including direct funding for nine projects across Iowa’s Third Congressional District and provisions to prevent closures or delivery service cuts at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) named Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) the Co-Chair of the Rural Reinvestment Task Force, a new group aimed at developing and advancing policy solutions that will support rural communities across the U.S.