Press Releases

September 20, 2021 Press Release
On average, Iowans using Affordable Care Act plans saw premiums cut in half by affordability provisions approved by Axne

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) highlighted data showing Iowans saved $2,100,000 on their health care premiums through affordability provisions included in the American Rescue Plan.

September 17, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced $8,862,875 in advanced capital from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Section 202 Supportive Housing For the Elderly Program to expand affordable housing options for older Iowans in Des Moines.

September 17, 2021 Press Release
Axne led introduction of anti-ASF measure signed into law last year

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined a group of Democratic lawmakers in a letter to House leadership seeking $75 million in funding for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prevent and prepare for a possible African Swine Fever outbreak in the U.S.

September 16, 2021 Press Release
Axne is the author of legislation to require a range of protections for tenants of manufactured housing communities purchased with federal backing

Today, Rep.

September 16, 2021 Press Release
Axne, who helped revive the credit in 2019, is also the lead sponsor of House legislation to extend the credit currently slated to expire in 2022

As the House continues to consider the Build Back Better Act, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) is touting the inclusion of a nine-year extension of the biodiesel tax credit that is included in the draft legislation.

September 15, 2021 Press Release
As third round of Child Tax Credit payments begins today, Axne reaffirms commitment to extending benefits that is reaching more than 80% of Iowa’s children

As the third round of payments from the expanded Child Tax Credit begin to reach Iowa families today, Rep.

September 14, 2021 Press Release
Axne’s Second Vote on Portions of the Build Back Better Act Reflects Her Bills that Support Affordable Manufactured Homes, Rural Housing

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to advance legislation out of the House Committee on Financial Services that paves the way for more than $1 billion in housing investments for Iowa.

September 13, 2021 Press Release
Agriculture Committee’s section of the Build Back Better Act includes investments to support Iowa’s rural communities, farmers, producers, and biofuels industry

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to approve the House Agriculture Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act, which includes provisions she fought for to support biofuel infrastructure and rural businessowners.

September 9, 2021 Press Release
Bill to cover half year of USDA loan payments for rural businesses will be considered tomorrow before the full House Agriculture Committee

Today, Rep.

September 8, 2021 Press Release
Axne has advocated for these funds over past five months, emphasizing climate and economic opportunity for rural communities

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced that she had secured $1,000,000,000 for biofuels infrastructure in the House’s initial draft of the Build Back Better Act to support expanded availability and use of renewable fuels.