Press Releases

October 29, 2021 Press Release
A recent report estimated Axne’s bill would cut federal spending by $1.1 billion

Health and patient advocate groups are continuing to throw their support behind Rep. Axne’s bipartisan bill to expand access to Medigap insurance coverage to all patients living with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), regardless of age.

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October 28, 2021 Press Release
Draft text released today has $1,000,000,000 for biofuel infrastructure, a four-year extension of biodiesel tax credit, and new incentives for sustainable aviation fuel

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) issued the following statement after the newly released text of the Build Back Better Act included key investments that support expanded availability and use of renewable fuels.

October 28, 2021 Press Release
In 2020, Iowa saw an 80% increase in homicides, 23% increase in shootings

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) to introduce legislation aimed at helping local law enforcement agencies solve homicides and other violent crimes while supporting victims and their families.

October 27, 2021 Press Release
Axne, 20 other colleagues in letter: “While the intent of this proposal is to ensure all taxpayers meet their obligations — a goal we strongly share — the data that would be turned over to the IRS is overly broad and raises significant privacy concerns”

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October 25, 2021 Press Release
Axne: “I wish that this honor could return Corporal Page to his parents, his friends, and his grateful nation …his service and bravery will never be forgotten.”

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill co-sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Marine Corporal Daegan Tyler Page from Red Oak, Iowa.

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October 22, 2021 Press Release
House vote expected soon on bills that will invest in new affordable housing and lead pipe replacement projects

Yesterday, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), the Vice Chair of the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance, emphasized the need for new investments in housing to prevent more Iowa children from being exposed to lead.

October 21, 2021 Press Release
Axne: ‘The bill we’ve passed today is just one piece of what is needed – because Iowa’s producers are not getting a fair shake. There’s more that we must do to support transparency and increase competition in our cattle markets’

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined a bipartisan majority of the House Agriculture Committee in advancing legislation designed to improve transparency on transactions in U.S. cattle markets.

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October 20, 2021 Press Release
Over 200 of Axne’s constituents have shared stories of long wait times, inability to get answers from Social Security phone lines

In response to repeated complaints shared by constituents, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) today introduced new legislation that will ensure older Iowans can get answers from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

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October 18, 2021 Press Release
Pathways to Health Careers Act would support and expand successful health career skills training program, ease worker shortages

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced her support and co-sponsorship of legislation to expand health career skills training programs and address shortages of health care workers in Iowa.

October 14, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan bill co-led by Sen. Ernst would permanently raise cap on child care tax-savings accounts, previously unchanged since 1986

Today, the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) named legislation led by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Iowa Sen.

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