Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize a tireless advocate for the Hispanic/Latino community - Joe Gonzalez. Joe immigrated to Iowa in 1957 when he was 5, along with his mother and two younger brothers. Like many Iowa immigrant stories of the time, his family followed his father who came to work on the railroad.
Over the past few months, my colleagues and I in Congress have engaged in discussions about investments we can make at the federal level to support our local economies, create jobs, and meet the challenges facing our country in the coming decades.
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced $8,862,875 in advanced capital from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Section 202 Supportive Housing For the Elderly Program to expand affordable housing options for older Iowans in Des Moines.
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined a group of Democratic lawmakers in a letter to House leadership seeking $75 million in funding for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prevent and prepare for a possible African Swine Fever outbreak in the U.S.
(Des Moines) --- Expanded child care was the focus of the First Lady's visit to Iowa Wednesday.
As the House continues to consider the Build Back Better Act, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) is touting the inclusion of a nine-year extension of the biodiesel tax credit that is included in the draft legislation.
Dr. Jill Biden joined Rep. Cindy Axne for events in Des Moines on Wednesday to promote the third child tax credit payments being delivered today.
President Joe Biden’s expanded child tax credit includes higher payments for every child parents have. For families with children 6-17, parents get $3,000 per child. For every child under 6, they get $3,600.
As the third round of payments from the expanded Child Tax Credit begin to reach Iowa families today, Rep.
Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to advance legislation out of the House Committee on Financial Services that paves the way for more than $1 billion in housing investments for Iowa.
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Congressional Democrats have reintroduced legislation in the House and Senate to shed more light on the use of corporate tax havens and incentives for outsourcing jobs abroad,
Rural Democrats issued a warning Thursday about the Biden administration’s plan to tax unrealized capital gains at death, saying they are worried about the potential impact on family farms.
A group of House Democrats who represent rural communities are urging leaders in the chamber to ensure that family farms aren’t hurt by legislation based on President Biden’s proposed tax increases.
HAMBURG, Iowa —
The residents of Hamburg have been wanting a bigger and better levee for a decade. Now they are getting what they've always wanted. The levee will be raised 8 feet preventing water from ever getting into Hamburg.
As I visit Iowans across the 16 counties in Iowa’s Third Congressional District, I too often hear stories from parents whose children have moved far away because they couldn’t find good-paying jobs here. I’ve also heard from former residents who want to move back and raise their families in their hometowns, but they can’t find jobs that will support them.
Iowa District #3 Representative Cindy Axne announced $369,536,572 in federal investments to help Iowa child care providers open safely, keep workers on the payroll and lower costs for hardworking families.
The Congresswoman says she voted for the American Rescue Plan to deliver this robust investment to help Iowa’s child care providers and to help lower costs for families.
U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne is hoping to wield her influence as a Midwest Democrat in a Trump-leaning district to get ethanol provisions added into the massive infrastructure package moving through Congress.
U.S. Representative Cindy Axne toured the Edge of the Woods Raspberry Farm owned by Beth and Rick McGeough. Axne talked with Beth, Rick and friends about the impact of COVID on the farm and other farming issues.
Iowa Democrats are requesting federal officials conduct an independent investigation into the killings of two Iowa Department of Corrections staffers by two inmates at the Anamosa State Penitentiary last month, as well as overall safety conditions across the state’s correctional facilities.