Press Releases

August 10, 2021 Press Release
Announcement follows successful efforts to expand telehealth coverage during COVID-19

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced her support for two bipartisan bills – the Telehealth Modernization Act and the CONNECT for Health Act – to preserve telehealth options for Iowans beyond COVID-19.

August 3, 2021 Press Release
I applaud the CDC for crafting this new eviction moratorium, but recognize that this is only a temporary solution to a problem facing too many Iowa families. “While this new moratorium is in place, we need the State of Iowa to fully utilize the rental assistance I worked in Congress to secure for Iowans —, and cut the red tape that is preventing assistance from helping Iowa families. Only then do we ensure this order does not simply postpone an eviction crisis until later this year because our families cannot get the aid they need.
August 3, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced she is seeking submissions to the 2021 Third Congressional District Photo Contest to showcase scenes from across sixteen counties of central and southwest Iowa on her social media channels and website.

August 2, 2021 Press Release
Investments in Iowa’s bridges, child care centers, housing, and airport capacity included in funding bills advanced by the House this week

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July 29, 2021 Press Release
The Manufactured Housing Community Preservation Act would provide grants to resident co-ops and other entities to purchase properties

Today, the House Financial Services Committee passed Rep. Cindy Axne’s (IA-03) legislation designed to keep manufactured housing communities (MHCs) affordable by providing federal assistance for acquiring and preserving these communities.

July 29, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) issued the following statement on the lack of biofuels investments in the bipartisan infrastructure bill agreed to by the White House and members of the U.S. Senate:

July 29, 2021 Press Release
New bipartisan, bicameral legislation introduced this week follows provider concern about having to return relief funds intended to fight COVID-19

This week, Reps. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at giving health care providers additional time to use financial assistance they have received from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF).

July 29, 2021 Press Release
Funding bills approved in House today also include projects, priorities Axne advocated for, including prohibiting U.S. Postal Service from closing rural post offices or eliminating six-day delivery services

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to approve and advance a package of seven appropriations bills to fund investments ranging from public health and safety initiatives to expansions of federal support for broadband, skills training, and rural communities.

July 28, 2021 Press Release

Yesterday, Reps. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Jack Bergman (MI-01) introduced the Protecting Patients from Medicaid Fraud Act, a bipartisan bill to improve oversight of Medicaid, prevent improper payments and waste, and protect patients from fraud.

July 27, 2021 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an amendment authored by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) to boost funding for career skills training programs at community colleges to help workers displaced by COVID-19-related economic downturn and other layoffs.