One Year Later Axne Still Helping Iowans with Flood relief

Iowa Starting Line: One Year Later Axne Still Helping Iowans with Flood relief 3/10/2020 Elizabeth Meyer Jason Hathaway had enough time to grab a few essentials, his pets and personal mementos before flood water overtook his single-story ranch home in Hamburg, climbing so high the gutters disappeared. Hathaway only lived in the house about six months…

Axne calls for protecting veterans during coronavirus crisis

KMA LAND: Axne calls for protecting veterans during coronavirus crisis April 8, 2020 Mike Peterson (Des Moines) — Coronavirus is a threat to everyone–including the nation’s veterans. That’s why Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is voicing concerns over veterans’ care during the COVID-19 outbreak. Earlier this week, the West Des Moines Democrat sent a letter to…

Axne, Finkenauer Push For More Funding To Combat Coronavirus

Iowa Starting Line: Axne, Finkenauer Push For More Funding To Combat Coronavirus 3/2/2020 Elizabeth Meyer In a letter signed by 34 freshmen members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the bipartisan group called on leadership in the House and Senate to bring forward legislation to approve additional funding to combat the spread of the coronavirus. “Our…

Axne launches prescription drugs cost survey

KMA Land: Axne launches prescription drugs cost survey 2/28/2020 Mike Peterson (Washington) — Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne seeks more information on the impact prescription drug costs are having on her constituents. This week, the West Des Moines Democrat launched a new survey through her website to hear concerns and collect stories from residents in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional…

Axne Introduces Bill Cutting Off Pensions for Corrupt Members of Congress

Caffeinated Thoughts: Axne Introduces Bill Cutting Off Pensions for Corrupt Members of Congress February 26, 2020 Caffeinated Thoughts WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced the No Congressionally-Obligated Recurring Revenue Used as Pensions To Incarcerated Officials Now (NO CORRUPTION) Act. This legislation would prevent Members of Congress who have…

Axne: ‘Show me the money’ on disaster aid

KMA Land: Axne: ‘Show me the money’ on disaster aid November 7, 2019 Mike Henderson (Washington) — Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is expressing concerns about disaster aid not getting to flooding victims in a timely manner. This week, the West Des Moines Democrat sent letters to eight different federal agencies requesting detailed information on the flow…

Axne to Congress: Get the USMCA done

KMA Land: Axne to Congress: Get the USMCA done  October 24, 2019 Mike Peterson (Washington) — Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is sending a message regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. “Get this thing done as soon as possible,” said Axne. “Bring it to the floor for a vote, and let us pass the USMCA. Axne sent that…