In The News

March 21, 2021 In The News

Tuesday, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced bipartisan legislation, the Improving Child Care for Working Families Act, to expand Iowa families’ ability to pay for child care expenses.

March 20, 2021 In The News

Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached Iowa in February 2020, 110,000 fewer Iowans are employed, an estimated 86,000 renters still haven’t caught up on rent and more than 339,500 people statewide have been infected by COVID-19.

March 12, 2021 In The News

A group of about 20 House and Senate Democrats are urging the Treasury Department and IRS to "take every effort" to ensure that recipients of unemployment compensation can use a tax exemption included in the coronavirus relief law that President Biden Joe Biden signed Thursday.

March 10, 2021 In The News

Included in the COVID-19 relief bill passed by the U.S. Senate on Saturday was a provision first proposed by Rep. Cindy Axne and Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin.

March 9, 2021 In The News

With Governor Kim Reynolds recently signing into law changes to voting in Iowa, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne is against those changes. 

Axne says the changes to aspects such as reducing the number of early voting days could impact groups such as those with disabilities, students who may be studying out of their residency, older Iowans or those who have difficult work schedules. 

March 8, 2021 In The News

March 8 marks one year since the first cases of COVID-19 were found in Iowa.

Since then, we have lost more than half-a-million friends and family members from across the country to this deadly virus. To put that number in perspective, that equals nearly two-thirds of the population of Iowa’s 3rd District, which includes a 16-county stretch from Des Moines to Council Bluffs.

March 6, 2021 In The News

The COVID-19 relief bill that passed the Senate on Saturday morning contains a key provision that would come as a big relief to millions of Americans who received unemployment benefits last year: no surprise tax bills.

March 1, 2021 In The News

ANKENY, IA - The placement of a pipe bomb at a polling place in Ankeny is raising eyebrows in Washington, where Democratic Congresswoman Cindy Axne has responded.

Axne issued a statement Tuesday night condemning the action. She called it a threat to elections and thanked responders who disabled the bomb.

March 1, 2021 In The News

Iowa Representatives Ashley Hinson (IA-01), Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02), Randy Feenstra (IA-04), and Cindy Axne (IA-03) are calling on the Biden Administration to provide more COVID-19 vaccines for rural Iowa.