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July 14, 2021 In The News

The U.S. House Biofuels Caucus is introducing legislation to make it clear the EPA has the authority to allow year-round sales of E15 and higher blends of ethanol. The bill would overturn a recent federal circuit court ruling that the EPA didn’t have the power to take that step.

July 10, 2021 In The News

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced plans Friday to launch programs to increase competition in the meat processing industry and resiliency in the food supply chain.

July 8, 2021 In The News

Most Iowans with children will start seeing checks hit their bank accounts and mailboxes soon as an expanded child tax credit kicks in.

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne spoke Thursday morning at Grace Preschool in Des Moines to tout the benefit, which President Joe Biden signed in March as part of the American Rescue Plan, the federal government's latest COVID-19 stimulus measure.

July 8, 2021 In The News

Dozens turned out on Thursday to the Outside Scoop, an ice cream shop in Ankeny to a town hall with U.S. Representative Cindy Axne.

For folks like Martin Vogel, it was a chance to talk face-to-face with one of Iowa's representatives in Washington D.C.

July 1, 2021 In The News

Two KMAland congressional representatives vow to fight for Iowa's renewable fuel industry following a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

June 30, 2021 In The News

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden signed a mental health bill into law named for Sgt. Brandon Ketchum – an Iowa veteran who took his own life after being denied mental health services in 2016.

June 30, 2021 In The News

Beverly Kittoe was working in her hair salon Wednesday when she received an unexpected call from Washington, D.C. She didn't recognize the number, but decided to answer.

The caller was a White House staffer. The staffer asked if Kittoe could spare a few minutes to speak to President Joe Biden about her son, Iowa National Guard veteran Brandon Ketchum.

June 29, 2021 In The News

Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, is encouraging House and Senate leadership to include provisions to help increase the use and production of biofuels in the final language of the upcoming infrastructure legislation.

June 24, 2021 In The News

As our communities continue to recover from a difficult year and we focus on how to strengthen our local economies, there has rightly been a lot of discussion about job creation, infrastructure investments and supporting our workers.

June 23, 2021 In The News

Congressional representatives on both sides of the aisle are pushing to revitalize two key COVID-related relief programs.