Press Releases

March 27, 2019 Press Release
Eliminating ACA strips patient protections, including coverage of pre-existing conditions, reopens donut hole and kicks young adults off parents’ care
Washington, D.C. – Today, Iowa’s three Democratic Representatives, Dave Loebsack (IA-02), Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) and Cindy Axne (IA-03) called on the Department of Justice to drop its effort to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would lead to the loss of patient protections, including for those with pre-existing conditions, reopening the prescription drug donut hole, removing the ban on lifetime limits and taking away the ability for young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance until 26. In a letter to Attorney General William Barr, Loebsack called on the administration to halt its efforts to strike down the ACA.
March 26, 2019 Press Release
Axne sends letter to House and Senate Appropriators requesting a robust increase in federal disaster funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) sent a letter to the leadership of the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees requesting additional disaster relief funding following the recent flooding that devastated Iowa.

March 22, 2019 Press Release
Axne sends letter to POTUS in support of Gov. Reynolds’ request for federal assistance
DES MOINES, IA – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) urged President Trump to declare a major disaster declaration following the devastating flooding that hit Iowa, particularly Southwest Iowa. Rep. Axne wrote to President Trump in support of Governor Kim Reynolds’ request for an expedited emergency declaration.
March 19, 2019 Press Release
March 14, 2019 Press Release
Axne hears from more Iowa-based workers who were directed to train replacements overseas following Tuesday’s House Financial Services Wells Fargo Hearing
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03), a member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, called on Wells Fargo to notify Iowa workers whose jobs were shipped overseas, specifically to India and the Philippines.
March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) questioned Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan on recent Iowa layoffs at a U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing. During her line of questioning, Congresswoman Axne exposed that the company has outsourced some of the 400 recent layoffs in Des Moines overseas.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) sponsored legislation to stand up for Iowa workers and consumers by ending executive bonuses during corporate bankruptcies. Congresswoman Axne joined U.S.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne announced nearly $175,000 in federal funding for the Iowa Department of Public Health. The funding was awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) State Primary Care Offices Grant Program which is intended to reduce shortages of health care professionals.

March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) praised House passage of H.R. 1. , For the People Act, an historic reform package to ensure clean and fair elections, fight back against big money in politics, and demand accountability from public officials. 

March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in introducing the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) which expired on September 30, 2018.