Press Releases

July 31, 2020 Press Release
Appropriations package includes provisions Axne fought for to protect teachers’ mental health, expand child care services, and improve broadband connectivity

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to advance a package of six appropriations bills to fund investments in the health, safety, and prosperity of Iowans.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate adjourned yesterday without advancing a coronavirus relief bill to extend protections for unemployed Iowans, families facing eviction, and others still dealing with the burdens of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:

July 29, 2020 Press Release
House Advances Child Care Legislation that Includes Axne’s Improving Child Care for Working Families Act and COVID-19 Dependent Care Flexible Spending Arrangement Rollover Act of 2020

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives advanced two bipartisan measures authored by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) in legislation to support the affordability and accessibility of child care for Iowa’s working families.

July 29, 2020 Press Release
The Water Resources Development Act of 2020 included many Axne-led provisions to better protect Iowa communities from flooding

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and her colleagues unanimously passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020, which authorizes Army Corps of Engineers flood prevention projects, repairs locks and dams, and addresses water management issues. 

July 29, 2020 Press Release
The Eliminating the Provider Relief Fund Tax Penalties Act of 2020 would ensure financial assistance to hospitals, health clinics, and providers can be fully utilized

Today, Reps. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Neal Dunn, M.D. (FL-02) introduced bipartisan legislation to reduce tax burdens on health care providers that could limit their ability to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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July 24, 2020 Press Release
Appropriations package advanced today also includes funding for rural housing programs, environmental protection, and infrastructure improvements

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne joined a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to advance a package of four appropriations bills containing billions in investments for programs to protect Iowa’s agricultural economy, environment, rural communities, and its veterans.

July 22, 2020 Press Release
House passage of Axne-sponsored Great American Outdoors Act sends the bipartisan bill to the President’s desk

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne voted to advance the Great American Outdoors Act, which she cosponsored, in order to protect Americans public lands and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to repair and restore national and state parks, lakes, rivers, and trails.

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July 20, 2020 Press Release
The House voted to include the bipartisan Transition for Success Act in the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to amend the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to include Rep. Cindy Axne’s (IA-03) bipartisan legislation that will expand transitional skills training and employment assistance for members of the National Guard and reserves.

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July 20, 2020 Press Release
A change in federal formula could require health clinics impacted by COVID-19 to return federal aid money distributed in April

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) called on the U.S.

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