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July 23, 2021 In The News

All four members of Iowa's delegation to the House of Representatives have voted in favor of a bill that would expand a special visa program for Afghans who helped U.S. forces in the war on terror.

July 22, 2021 In The News

A bill backed by Iowa (D) Congresswoman Cindy Axne and (R) Sen. Joni Ernst that increases funding for the victims of crime is now law.

Ernst and Axne joined President Joe Biden at the White House on Thursday for the bill signing.

July 16, 2021 In The News

Infrastructure legislation is moving forward on Capitol Hill, and lawmakers are trying to figure out just how the final bill will be paid for and how some major priorities will be addressed. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, joins Agri-Pulse to discuss what she'll be watching for in the final legislation and what it needs to look like to gain her support.

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 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.

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