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February 26, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne plans to vote for the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package moving through Congress, saying it will provide a boost to Iowans hit hard by the pandemic and provide necessary relief to businesses and local governments.

February 25, 2021 In The News

A dozen lawmakers sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) and the chairmen of the House Rules and Budget committees on Thursday, urging them to waive federal income tax

February 25, 2021 In The News

A group of House Democrats is urging leadership to provide tax relief for recipients of unemployment benefits in the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package the House is expected to vote on this week.

February 24, 2021 In The News

Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, suggested on Wednesday that improved child care support policies from the government might help pull more women into the labor market.

February 24, 2021 In The News

DES MOINES, Iowa — Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) hosted a virtual roundtable Wednesday afternoon with Small Business Administration (SBA) District Director Jayne Armstrong and some 20 black business owners and nonprofit directors from Iowa’s Third Congressional District.

February 19, 2021 In The News

Feb. 19—Creston Mayor Gabe Carroll joined Rep. Cindy Axne and six other mayors from across Iowa's third Congressional district in a virtual roundtable to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on their respective communities Wednesday afternoon.

February 19, 2021 In The News

According to the most recent state profile report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3.7 percent of Iowans have received both doses of their COVID-19 vaccine, while 10.6 percent have received just the first dose.

February 18, 2021 In The News

(Washington) -- Iowa's U.S. House delegation is calling on the Biden Administration to include Iowa community health centers in a COVID vaccine partnership program.

February 12, 2021 In The News

The upcoming COVID-19 stimulus package is likely the last chance for Iowa's local governments to get federal relief, Rep. Cindy Axne (D) told Linh.

Why it matters: The state's cities and counties are losing millions in tax revenue and municipal fees, as everything from hotel bookings to park shelter rentals have dropped due to the pandemic.