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April 25, 2019 Press Release

Des Moines – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) released the following statement on Verizon’s announcement that Des Moines will be one of their next 5G cities. Verizon chose 20 cities across the country to deploy 5G, the next generation of broadband connection.

April 23, 2019 Press Release

Des Moines, IA – Today, U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (IA-03) released the following statement upon being appointed to Governor Reynolds’ bipartisan Flood Recovery Advisory Board:

April 12, 2019 Press Release

DES MOINES – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne released the following statement on the retirement of Congressman Dave Loebsack who announced today he would leave Congress at the end of this term:

April 11, 2019 Press Release
DES MOINES – Following Rep. Axne’s request to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Perdue, the USDA announced it has authorized emergency grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres in Iowa through May 14, 2019. The authorization was granted to address the impacts of the recent flooding in Iowa. Participation is limited to livestock producers who lost pasture or fences due to the flooding. More information on the program is available here.
April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to pass H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, to restore popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses.

April 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne’s request for Iowa relief funding was successfully included in the new House appropriations emergency disaster supplemental bill which was introduced by House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY). The new emergency appropriations bill includes an additional $3 billion to address urgent needs following flooding in the Midwest and tornadoes in the South. In addition to the $3 billion, the new bill also includes funding for specific recovery programs Rep. Axne requested in a letter to House appropriators last Friday.
April 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced legislation that would ensure Iowa is included in any new emergency disaster supplemental funding legislation following the Senate’s failure to move forward a $13 billion appropriations bill last week. Specifically, the bill would ensure that the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program (WHIP) is amended to include Iowa flooding. This legislative change would authorize Iowa to access funding for programs to help rebuild communities suffering due to flooding that occurred in Iowa in the calendar year 2019. The legislation is similar to an amendment Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) offered to the Senate bill which stalled last week.
April 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Following a request to House and Senate leadership to immediately pass a disaster supplemental appropriations bill, Rep. Axne called for funding for specific federal relief programs for Iowa. In a letter sent today to House appropriators, Rep. Axne identified specific programs to help Iowa recover from the estimated $1.57 billion in damages. Additionally, Rep. Axne requested Congress identify ways to improve communication and notification systems with the Army Corp of Engineers and Iowa communities.
April 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) urged House and Senate leadership to immediately pass a disaster relief bill that fully funds recovery programs for all affected areas, including Iowa.

April 5, 2019 In The News

Des Moines Register, Cindy Axne, April 5, 2019

I have never been more proud to call myself an Iowan than after seeing how our communities have come together to help one another recover from this devastating flood.

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