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October 26, 2021 In The News

As local offices are closed down for Social Security and moved completely online, a focus for Congresswoman Cindy Axne has been to sponsor a bill to make sure social security personnel will be available by phone to assist seniors who require social security funds.

October 25, 2021 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill co-sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Marine Corporal Daegan Tyler Page from Red Oak, Iowa.

October 25, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — On Monday the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Marine Cpl. Daegan Page, according to a press release from Representative Cindy Axne.

October 24, 2021 In The News

(Washington, DC) Congresswoman Cindy Axne’s bipartisan bill co-led with Senator Ernst was named one of the National Taxpayers’ Union’s “No Brainer” bills for 2021.

The bill would permanently raise the cap on child care tax savings accounts, which hasn’t been changed since 1986.

October 22, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor Jennifer Redmond, the state executive director of Nebraska and Iowa for Susan G. Komen. Their mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs of their communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

October 22, 2021 Press Release

Yesterday, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), the Vice Chair of the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance, emphasized the need for new investments in housing to prevent more Iowa children from being exposed to lead.

October 21, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined a bipartisan majority of the House Agriculture Committee in advancing legislation designed to improve transparency on transactions in U.S. cattle markets.

October 20, 2021 Press Release

In response to repeated complaints shared by constituents, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) today introduced new legislation that will ensure older Iowans can get answers from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

October 18, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced her support and co-sponsorship of legislation to expand health career skills training programs and address shortages of health care workers in Iowa.

October 15, 2021 In The News

If you’ve kept up with the news the last few weeks, you know Congress has been tackling some big issues.


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July 10, 2021 In The News

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced plans Friday to launch programs to increase competition in the meat processing industry and resiliency in the food supply chain.

July 8, 2021 In The News

Most Iowans with children will start seeing checks hit their bank accounts and mailboxes soon as an expanded child tax credit kicks in.

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne spoke Thursday morning at Grace Preschool in Des Moines to tout the benefit, which President Joe Biden signed in March as part of the American Rescue Plan, the federal government's latest COVID-19 stimulus measure.

July 8, 2021 In The News

Dozens turned out on Thursday to the Outside Scoop, an ice cream shop in Ankeny to a town hall with U.S. Representative Cindy Axne.

For folks like Martin Vogel, it was a chance to talk face-to-face with one of Iowa's representatives in Washington D.C.

July 1, 2021 In The News

Two KMAland congressional representatives vow to fight for Iowa's renewable fuel industry following a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

June 30, 2021 In The News

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden signed a mental health bill into law named for Sgt. Brandon Ketchum – an Iowa veteran who took his own life after being denied mental health services in 2016.

June 30, 2021 In The News

Beverly Kittoe was working in her hair salon Wednesday when she received an unexpected call from Washington, D.C. She didn't recognize the number, but decided to answer.

The caller was a White House staffer. The staffer asked if Kittoe could spare a few minutes to speak to President Joe Biden about her son, Iowa National Guard veteran Brandon Ketchum.

June 29, 2021 In The News

Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, is encouraging House and Senate leadership to include provisions to help increase the use and production of biofuels in the final language of the upcoming infrastructure legislation.

June 24, 2021 In The News

As our communities continue to recover from a difficult year and we focus on how to strengthen our local economies, there has rightly been a lot of discussion about job creation, infrastructure investments and supporting our workers.

June 23, 2021 In The News

Congressional representatives on both sides of the aisle are pushing to revitalize two key COVID-related relief programs.

June 21, 2021 In The News

Billions of dollars in federal investments and tax credits to boost demand for U.S. biofuels will be part of two bills that Democratic lawmakers will introduce to the U.S. Congress, two sources familiar with the plans said.