Press Releases

July 7, 2020 Press Release
PPP data shows $1.085 billion in aid for businesses in Iowa’s Third Congressional District, supporting at least 120,000 jobs

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) added the newly disclosed data on recipients of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to her Iowa COVID-19 Response Tracker, bringing the total of tracked taxpayer funding spent combating coronavirus in Iowa to over $10.27 billion.

July 6, 2020 Press Release
The Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program Act would help preserve smaller businesses whose revenues are still impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced that she is cosponsoring legislation to allow smaller businesses affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to apply for a second round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding to help keep their businesses afloat.

July 6, 2020 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) welcomed a new $945,590 grant from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to fund the expansion of telehealth and connected cares services at more than 50 Iowa hospitals and health clinics during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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July 2, 2020 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced a new $1,436,576 grant to repair pipes and storm sewers in Council Bluffs following damage from last year’s flooding.

July 2, 2020 Press Release

This week, members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance six different pieces of legislation written and sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03).

July 1, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats’ infrastructure package includes House Rural Broadband Task Force bill and Axne amendment to protect manufactured housing communities
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to advance a package of more than $1.5 trillion in critical infrastructure funding, the Moving Forward Act, to support critical upgrades for Iowa’s infrastructure and spur a strong economic recovery through investments in rural broadband expansion, health systems, clean energy, and affordable housing.
July 1, 2020 Press Release
House votes unanimously to adopt Axne amendment that creates grant program to help mobile home residents avoid crippling rent hikes

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously to amend the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package currently under consideration in the House, to include Rep. Cindy Axne’s (IA-03) legislation to keep manufactured housing communities (MHCs) affordable.

June 30, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced nearly $815,000 in new federal grants to fund repairs at Creston Municipal Airport and Perry Municipal Airport.
June 29, 2020 Press Release
Bills included in House Financial Services Committee’s Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020
The Protect Rural Renters Act and the Coronavirus Housing Counseling Support Act, introduced by Rep. Axne after the outbreak of COVID-19 and referred to her colleagues on the House Financial Services Committee, were both included in today’s Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act.
June 29, 2020 Press Release
Axne bill to reduce out-of-pocket costs included in measure passed by House

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act to make health care more affordable for millions of Americans, crack down on junk insurance plans, and strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions within the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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