Press Releases

July 27, 2021 Press Release
The committee advanced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the WHIP+ program to cover agricultural losses from natural disasters in 2020, 2021

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and her colleagues on the House Agriculture Committee advanced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+) to cover agricultural losses from natural disasters in 2020 and 2021.

July 27, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) reintroduced bipartisan legislation she wrote last Congress that will 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.

July 26, 2021 Press Release
As Co-Chair of New Democrat Coalition task force, Axne will lead development and proposal of policies that promote rural equity and create new opportunities for rural areas

Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) named Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) the Co-Chair of the Rural Reinvestment Task Force, a new group aimed at developing and advancing policy solutions that will support rural communities across the U.S.

July 22, 2021 Press Release
Axne, who joined Biden at White House today for signing of the new law, had previously urged congressional leaders to ensure strong funding for grant programs under the Victims of Crime Act

Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined President Joe Biden at the White House today for the signing of bipartisan legislation originally cosponsored by Axne that will make critical improvements to victim services programs that receive grant funding through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA).

July 22, 2021 Press Release
The ALLIES Act helps ensure those who assisted American troops can safely leave Afghanistan

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to advance bipartisan legislation that helps ensure the United States meets its commitments to those who served alongside U.S. servicemembers in Afghanistan as interpreters, drivers, security personnel, and other aides by providing safety and a new life for them and their families free from the threat of Taliban retribution.

July 21, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation will assist in cleanup of PFAS chemicals, support community water systems

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance comprehensive legislation aimed at protecting clean drinking water access, combating toxic per- and poly-fluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals, and supporting community water systems and cleanup efforts.

July 20, 2021 Press Release
Legislation co-sponsored by Axne would restore the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to get victims of scams and fraud repaid after a recent Supreme Court ruling blocked that authority

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to ensure victims of scams, fraud, and other bad actors can get their money returned to them by passing legislation she co-sponsored earlier this year.

July 14, 2021 Press Release
The Year-Round Fuel Choice Act, led by the House Biofuels Caucus, reacts to recent D.C. Circuit ruling by affirming EPA’s authority to allow summer sale of E15

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and her fellow co-chairs of the House Biofuels Caucus introduced legislation to ensure the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the authority to allow the sale of E15 and higher blends of ethanol to be sold year-round.

July 13, 2021 Press Release
Neighborhood Homes Investment Act would provide a tax credit for home renovation in Iowa

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced that she is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to encourage investment and repairs of homes in distressed neighborhoods. 

July 8, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced the opening of the submission window for the 2021 Congressional App Challenge in Iowa’s Third Congressional District.

High school and middle school students throughout the Third District are invited to submit their original app designs to Rep. Axne’s office.