The Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act protects employees from the violence they face on the job
Vincristine, essential to cancer treatment for children, faces critical shortage
With rising farm debt, Axne highlights how farmers are financially vulnerable
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Axne (IA-03), member of the House Agriculture Committee, questioned Chairman and CEO of the Farm Credit Administration (FCA), Glen Smith, on the rising amount of farm debt and farmers turning to alternative lenders who charge far higher interest rates at Tuesday’s Committee hearing.
Legislation streamlines federal recovery programs to help communities rebuild following natural disasters
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Reforming Disaster Recovery Act to modernize federal disaster recovery programs in order to improve government services while saving taxpayer dollars. This legislation, which is co-sponsored by Rep.
WASHINGTON –U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, joined House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson and a bipartisan group of lawmakers in sending a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee.
Axne spoke on the House floor, calling for action on prescription drugs
By assisting employers, workers stand to benefit through skills training opportunities
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced introduction of legislation that will give small and mid-sized businesses a tax credit for workers training.
The vote will ensure veterans have better access to educational benefits
A tax on health insurance is scheduled to go into effect in 2020
Washington DC – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), along with 50 bipartisan new members of the House of Representatives, sent a letter regarding their concerns about the Health Insurance Tax (HIT). The tax, which is scheduled to go into effect for 2020 and 2021, would increase health insurance premiums for families, seniors, and state Medicaid markets.