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July 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, praised unanimous committee passage of legislation that will help ensure Iowans in rural communities have access to affordable rental housing options. The Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act, co-sponsored by Rep. Axne, will strengthen U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) programs that preserve and expand affordable housing options in rural communities. The legislation passed out of the House Financial Services Committee yesterday and now heads to the House floor.
July 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Cindy Axne (D-IA-03) and Rep. James Baird (R-IN-04) urged U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to prioritize agricultural inspections to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) among domestic swine herds. In a letter sent to Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan, the Representatives called attention to the rapid spread of ASF in Europe and Asia and highlighted the threat the disease poses to American hogs and our pork industry.
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July 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (D-IA-03) joined a group of colleagues, led by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA-38), to introduce a bipartisan resolution designating July 10th as Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day to honor the contributions and sacrifices made by the men and women who have helped build and power our nation by maintaining electrical power systems.
July 10, 2019 In The News

KMA, Mike Peterson, July 10, 2019

(Washington) -- Legislation spurring rural entrepreneurship passed in one portion of Congress Tuesday.

July 9, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Rep. Cindy Axne’s (IA-03) Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act, bipartisan legislation to support rural entrepreneurs and communities. The bipartisan Axne-led bill would ensure rural entrepreneurs and small business owners have a seat at the table as federal policymakers consider new rules that govern investment and capital.
July 9, 2019 Press Release

DES MOINES, IOWA – Today, U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (D-IA) released the following statement criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed biofuel targets for 2020, which would remain virtually the same as 2019 obligations.

July 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced the Outsourcing Accountability Act, legislation that seeks to curb the practice of outsourcing American jobs by requiring publicly-traded companies to disclose in their annual report information about where employees are located by State and Country. Currently, publicly-traded companies are not required to list where their employees are located, making it easy for corporations to hide when they ship American jobs overseas.
July 1, 2019 In The News

Tim Johnson, Daily Nonpareil, June 29, 2019

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, told a modest-sized crowd Friday that she would “work with anyone” to serve her constituents in Iowa’s Third Congressional District.

She spoke to attendees at the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon at Holiday Inn & Suites.

June 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) and colleagues to introduce the Transform Student Debt to Home Equity Act of 2019, legislation intended to help college graduates strapped with student loan debt purchase a home. This legislation would allow college graduates to roll federal student loan debt into a home mortgage through the purchase of a federally-owned vacant property.
June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee voted to advance Rep. Cindy Axne’s (D-IA-03) bipartisan legislation to provide relief to rural hospitals. The legislation, which Axne recently introduced with Rep.

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July 10, 2019 In The News

KMA, Mike Peterson, July 10, 2019

(Washington) -- Legislation spurring rural entrepreneurship passed in one portion of Congress Tuesday.

July 1, 2019 In The News

Tim Johnson, Daily Nonpareil, June 29, 2019

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, told a modest-sized crowd Friday that she would “work with anyone” to serve her constituents in Iowa’s Third Congressional District.

She spoke to attendees at the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon at Holiday Inn & Suites.

June 14, 2019 In The News
Like you, I’m sick and tired of corporations and special interests running the show. I’ve been in office for almost six months now, and I’ve been shocked at the Washington dysfunction and political corruption I’ve seen. I’m in Congress to fight for Iowans, not for myself or for special interests.
June 10, 2019 In The News

Ian Richardson, Des Moines Register, June 10, 2019

 

Residents of a Waukee mobile home park say the amount of rent increase the new owners of the Midwest Country Estates will hurt a lot of residents. Des Moines Register

June 6, 2019 In The News

O. Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa, June 6, 2019.

Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is pushing for a lifetime ban on members of congress becoming lobbyists after they leave the U.S. House or Senate.

Axne said over the last several years there’s been a “massive” increase in the number of former elected officials who stay in Washington to become a lobbyist.

May 22, 2019 In The News

Friends,

As I’ve traveled throughout the Third District the last few months, I have heard from so many of you about the daily impact that rising prescription drugs costs is having on your lives. 

April 5, 2019 In The News

Des Moines Register, Cindy Axne, April 5, 2019

I have never been more proud to call myself an Iowan than after seeing how our communities have come together to help one another recover from this devastating flood.

April 4, 2019 In The News

Raccoon Valley Radio, Sam McIntosh, April 4, 2019

While Iowans recover from March’s flooding, U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (D) is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to authorize emergency relief programs to assist farmers impacted.

March 26, 2019 In The News

Robin Opsahl, Des Moines Register, March 26, 2019

Rep. Cindy Axne said Iowa needs more federal funding to help with flood relief in a House floor speech Tuesday.

March 23, 2019 In The News

Des Moines Register, Luke Nozicka, March 23, 2019

Jen Steele became emotional as she spoke into the microphone. 

The West Des Moines woman's daughter was 6 when she was diagnosed with ectodermal dysplasia, a genetic disorder that has left her without 18 permanent teeth.

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