Press Releases

February 15, 2019 Press Release
Settlement comes one week after U.S. House passes Axne’s bill to crackdown on crimes against veterans

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (IA-03) applauded Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller on settling a case involving veteran fraud.

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February 14, 2019 Press Release
Efficiency expert Axne continues to push for government accountability and transparency with Reining In Irresponsible Decorating Expenses Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (D-IA-03) joined Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), Mark Meadows (R-NC-11) and 15 Members of Congress in introducing the bipartisan Reining in Irresponsible Decorating Expenses (RIIDE) Act, legislation to reign in excessive and frivolous government spending.

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February 13, 2019 Press Release
House legislation is similar to Sen. Ernst’s bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Cindy Axne (D-IA-03) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX-19) introduced the bipartisan No Budget, No Recess Act, legislation that would prevent lawmakers from leaving Washington if they fail to pass a budget. Rep. Axne’s House version is similar to the legislation that U.S.

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February 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) joined a bipartisan group of colleagues, led by Reps. Dave Loebsack (IA-02) and Darin LaHood (IL-18), in calling for a multi-year extension of the biodiesel tax credit.

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February 11, 2019 Press Release
Medicare Advantage Program covers services not provided by traditional Medicare

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined a bipartisan effort to protect the Medicare Advantage program to ensure Iowa seniors have access to comprehensive, affordable health care as they age.

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February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the bipartisan Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act, which was co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), to would crackdown on criminals who attempt to defraud veterans.

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February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (IA-03) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address:

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February 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (IA-03) has invited Peggy Huppert, the Executive Director of The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Iowa, Inc (NAMI IOWA) to the 2019 State of the Union Address.

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January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Cindy Axne and Abby Finkenauer joined nineteen new members of Congress in introducing the Shutdown to End all Shutdowns (SEAS) Act to ensure that Iowans will never experience the hardships of a government shutdown again. The SEAS Act will keep the government open and functioning if Congress and the President fail to enact appropriations legislation.

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January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fight Illicit Networks and Detect (FIND) Trafficking Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03). Evidence suggests that virtual currencies have become a prominent method to facilitate illegal drug and sex trafficking. However, the full scope of the problem remains unknown.

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