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As I visit Iowans across the 16 counties in Iowa’s Third Congressional District, I too often hear stories from parents whose children have moved far away because they couldn’t find good-paying jobs here. I’ve also heard from former residents who want to move back and raise their families in their hometowns, but they can’t find jobs that will support them.
U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne is hoping to wield her influence as a Midwest Democrat in a Trump-leaning district to get ethanol provisions added into the massive infrastructure package moving through Congress.
U.S. Representative Cindy Axne toured the Edge of the Woods Raspberry Farm owned by Beth and Rick McGeough. Axne talked with Beth, Rick and friends about the impact of COVID on the farm and other farming issues.
Iowa Democrats are requesting federal officials conduct an independent investigation into the killings of two Iowa Department of Corrections staffers by two inmates at the Anamosa State Penitentiary last month, as well as overall safety conditions across the state’s correctional facilities.
Dependable infrastructure gets us to work in the morning, transports the crops, goods and services we grow and create, and allows us to communicate with our customers and colleagues around the world in real time.
Rep. Thomas Suozzi (D-N.Y.) says he will oppose President Biden’s infrastructure package if a cap on state and local tax deductions is not erased. “No SALT, no deal,” he said in an interview.
The United States Congress is currently working on the American Jobs Plan proposed by President Biden, an infrastructure plan that aims to help rebuild and modernize the country.
Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is voicing disappointment over an omission in proposed infrastructure legislation.
Brandon Ketchum's family is grateful to Iowa's members of Congress, who have not forgotten the tragic way he died almost five years ago.