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Active-duty members of our armed forces who are transitioning out of their military service have access to a program that connects them to in-demand skills training and prospective employers who are seeking to hire veterans.
Over the past few months, my colleagues and I in Congress have engaged in discussions about the kinds of investments we can make at the federal level to support our local economies and meet the challenges facing our country in the coming decades.
Democrats Colin Allred, Cindy Axne, Sharice Davids, Andy Kim and Abigail Spanberger are second-term representatives from Texas, Iowa, Kansas, New Jersey and Virginia.
In July, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed the presence of African swine fever in samples collected from hogs in the Dominican Republic, raising concerns that an outbreak could reach the United States. To improve vigilance in protecting U.S. herds, legislators are calling for $75 million to increase surveillance and protection efforts.
Over the past few months, my colleagues and I in Congress have engaged in discussions about investments we can make at the federal level to support our local economies, create jobs, and meet the challenges facing our country in the coming decades.
(Des Moines) --- Expanded child care was the focus of the First Lady's visit to Iowa Wednesday.
Dr. Jill Biden joined Rep. Cindy Axne for events in Des Moines on Wednesday to promote the third child tax credit payments being delivered today.
President Joe Biden’s expanded child tax credit includes higher payments for every child parents have. For families with children 6-17, parents get $3,000 per child. For every child under 6, they get $3,600.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne of Iowa was slow to get behind a $1 trillion infrastructure bill after the Senate passed it last month. It wasn’t the price tag that tripped up the Democrat from a swing House district. It was that none of the money was targeted for a home state industry — ethanol and biodiesel.
The U.S. House will include $1 billion in biofuels funding in its initial draft of the budget bill, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne said Wednesday.
As a fifth-generation Iowan, I know that sometimes it can feel like the federal government has overlooked states like ours and the rural communities that folks have called home for generations.
In the halls of Congress, I’m up against states that have dozens of representatives – so I’ve had to do the work of ten representatives to make sure Iowans’ voices are heard.