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September 13, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to approve the House Agriculture Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act, which includes provisions she fought for to support biofuel infrastructure and rural businessowners.

September 12, 2021 In The News

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne of Iowa was slow to get behind a $1 trillion infrastructure bill after the Senate passed it last month. It wasn’t the price tag that tripped up the Democrat from a swing House district. It was that none of the money was targeted for a home state industry — ethanol and biodiesel.

September 8, 2021 In The News

The U.S. House will include $1 billion in biofuels funding in its initial draft of the budget bill, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne said Wednesday.

September 8, 2021 In The News

As a fifth-generation Iowan, I know that sometimes it can feel like the federal government has overlooked states like ours and the rural communities that folks have called home for generations.

In the halls of Congress, I’m up against states that have dozens of representatives – so I’ve had to do the work of ten representatives to make sure Iowans’ voices are heard.

September 8, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced that she had secured $1,000,000,000 for biofuels infrastructure in the House’s initial draft of the Build Back Better Act to support expanded availability and use of renewable fuels.

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September 8, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) raised significant concerns over unnecessary delays of critical levee repairs along the Missouri River, repairs that would help protect Iowans in the southwest corner of the state that she represents in Congress.

September 7, 2021 In The News

(Washington, DC)  Congresswoman Cindy Axne has been named co-chair of a task force focused on the nation’s rural communities. 

The Iowa Democrat says she will be recruiting other House Democrats to work on a policy agenda for the Rural Reinvestment Task Force. 

Axne says she sees it as an opportunity to have a “greater voice” to raise rural issues up for discussion. 

September 6, 2021 In The News

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democrats from rural districts have become a rare breed in Congress, but Reps. Cindy Axne and Cheri Bustos think they can reverse the trend.

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April 19, 2021 In The News

Dependable infrastructure gets us to work in the morning, transports the crops, goods and services we grow and create, and allows us to communicate with our customers and colleagues around the world in real time.

April 18, 2021 In The News

Rep. Thomas Suozzi (D-N.Y.) says he will oppose President Biden’s infrastructure package if a cap on state and local tax deductions is not erased. “No SALT, no deal,” he said in an interview.

April 17, 2021 In The News

The United States Congress is currently working on the American Jobs Plan proposed by President Biden, an infrastructure plan that aims to help rebuild and modernize the country.

April 16, 2021 In The News

Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is voicing disappointment over an omission in proposed infrastructure legislation.

April 15, 2021 In The News

Brandon Ketchum's family is grateful to Iowa's members of Congress, who have not forgotten the tragic way he died almost five years ago.

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April 12, 2021 In The News

As a working mom raising two teenage boys, I know firsthand how nerve-racking it can be to budget for the rising cost of child care. And I know what a lack of affordable care means for the average family: if you can’t find or can’t afford child care, you can’t go to work.

April 7, 2021 In The News

Last week, the Biden administration proposed a mammoth $2 trillion jobs plan of such vast scale and ambition it is difficult to summari

April 7, 2021 In The News

President Biden on Wednesday said he was open to compromise with Republicans on how to pay for his approximately $2 trillion jobs and infrastructure package, but insisted that inaction was unacceptable.

April 4, 2021 In The News

As a working mom raising two teenage boys, I know firsthand how nerve-racking it can be to budget for the rising cost of child care. And I know what a lack of affordable care means for the average family: if you can’t find or can’t afford child care, you can’t go to work.

April 1, 2021 In The News

The Federal Aviation Administration awarded more than $627.7 million in infrastructure and safety projects through the Airport Improvement Program on Thursday.

Thursday, the Federal Aviation Administration awarded the Des Moines International Airport a $702,000 grant to reconstruct the 9,000 feet of the existing runway.

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