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November 4, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to ask the House of Representatives to join me in recognizing Sonia Parras Konrad, an attorney, visionary, and co-founder of various non-profits, as Iowan of the Week.

November 4, 2021 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives advanced a bill co-sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) to prohibit age discrimination against older employees and job applicants.

November 1, 2021 In The News

IARN — The latest draft of the Build Back Better Act includes $1 billion for biofuel infrastructure.

Iowa Third District Congresswoman Cindy Axne tells IARN that the newly-released text of the bill includes key investments that support expanded availability and use of renewable fuels.

October 31, 2021 In The News

Our workers are the backbone of our economy and they deserve fair pay, health insurance, and a secure retirement.

That’s why I’m standing in solidarity with the UAW workers at John Deere who have been on strike for more than two weeks.

October 29, 2021 Press Release

Health and patient advocate groups are continuing to throw their support behind Rep. Axne’s bipartisan bill to expand access to Medigap insurance coverage to all patients living with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), regardless of age.

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October 28, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to ask the House of Representatives to join me in recognizing Aireen Snyder, a community leader and President of the Filipino American Association of Iowa, as Iowan of the Week.

October 28, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) issued the following statement after the newly released text of the Build Back Better Act included key investments that support expanded availability and use of renewable fuels.

October 28, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) to introduce legislation aimed at helping local law enforcement agencies solve homicides and other violent crimes while supporting victims and their families.

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August 3, 2021 In The News

Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is lauding the House Ag Committee for advancing bipartisan legislation that reauthorizes the WHIP+ program to cover agricultural losses from natural disasters in 2020 and 2021.

August 3, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne said Tuesday that passing an infrastructure proposal without biofuels funding would be “short-sighted.” 

July 28, 2021 In The News

“He brings home the bacon” is often a sarcastic depiction of how a member of Congress wins favor with constituents — by getting federal funding for pet projects in their district. It's about those special discretionary funds known as "pork barrel" spending — when public dollars might be better spent on the broader national good. 

July 26, 2021 In The News

Two Midwestern Congresswomen have been named chairs of the New Democrat Coalition Rural Reinvestment Taskforce.

Cindy Axne of Iowa and Cheri Bustos of Illinois will lead the group, which aims to develop and advance policy solutions that support Rural America.

July 23, 2021 In The News

Our law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical services and other first responders put their lives on the line to protect Iowans every single day.

And as any one of these brave men and women will tell you, protecting our communities is not easy. It requires a lot of training, skills and tools because of the wide variety of situations they need to respond to.

July 23, 2021 In The News

All four members of Iowa's delegation to the House of Representatives have voted in favor of a bill that would expand a special visa program for Afghans who helped U.S. forces in the war on terror.

July 22, 2021 In The News

A bill backed by Iowa (D) Congresswoman Cindy Axne and (R) Sen. Joni Ernst that increases funding for the victims of crime is now law.

Ernst and Axne joined President Joe Biden at the White House on Thursday for the bill signing.

July 16, 2021 In The News

Infrastructure legislation is moving forward on Capitol Hill, and lawmakers are trying to figure out just how the final bill will be paid for and how some major priorities will be addressed. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, joins Agri-Pulse to discuss what she'll be watching for in the final legislation and what it needs to look like to gain her support.

July 14, 2021 In The News

The U.S. House Biofuels Caucus is introducing legislation to make it clear the EPA has the authority to allow year-round sales of E15 and higher blends of ethanol. The bill would overturn a recent federal circuit court ruling that the EPA didn’t have the power to take that step.

July 14, 2021 In The News

The U.S. House Biofuels Caucus is introducing legislation to make it clear the EPA has the authority to allow year-round sales of E15 and higher blends of ethanol. The bill would overturn a recent federal circuit court ruling that the EPA didn’t have the power to take that step.

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