Press Releases

September 8, 2021 Press Release
In new letter, Rep. Axne continues to advocate on behalf of Iowans in southwest Iowa still recovering from the 2019 floods

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) raised significant concerns over unnecessary delays of critical levee repairs along the Missouri River, repairs that would help protect Iowans in the southwest corner of the state that she represents in Congress.

September 2, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representatives Cindy Axne (D-IA), Angie Craig (D-MN), Cheri Bustos (D-IL), and Mark Pocan (D-WI) and U.S.

September 2, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation reintroduced by Axne in July was included in annual defense authorization bill

Earlier today, the House Committee on Armed Services voted to advance legislation written by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) to provide in-demand skills training and employment assistance to members of National Guard and Reserve who are within 180 days of transitioning into civilian life.

August 31, 2021 Press Release
Bill that passed House last Congress would help rural small business owners access the capital they need to succeed

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced bipartisan legislation with Rep. Alex Mooney (WV-02) aimed at improving support for rural entrepreneurs and small business owners.

August 30, 2021 Press Release
As Congress considers including prescription drug pricing reform in September legislative agenda, Axne seeks stories from Iowans on how high costs have affected them

Today, Rep.

August 26, 2021 Press Release
Primary Health Care has received over $14 million in federal COVID-19 aid to support operations and treatment during the pandemic

Today, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and Rep.

August 25, 2021 Press Release
Iowans between the ages of 17 and 23 interested in enrolling in the Class of 2026 are encouraged to apply by November 5

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced the opening of the Military Service Academy nomination window for appointments to the Class of 2026. 

August 24, 2021 Press Release
The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021, co-sponsored by Axne, would restore and improve voting rights protections

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to advance legislation that would restore the power of the Voting Rights Act and protect the right to vote for millions of American voters.

New restrictions of voting rights and access to the ballot box are becoming law in Iowa and across the country, with 28 laws in more than a dozen states enacted in just the last eight months.

August 19, 2021 Press Release
Legislation ensures reimbursements accurately cover the cost of delivering care in Iowa

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) unveiled bipartisan legislation to ensure Iowa’s health care providers receive fair and adequate reimbursement for care they provide for Iowans.

August 18, 2021 Press Release
With school year beginning next week and delta variant surging, Axne stresses the importance of giving schools all available resources to prevent virus’ spread

With most Iowa schools set to resume instruction next week, Rep.