Axne announces additional funds to COVID-19 Response Tracker, Iowa’s response cost nears $9.5 billion total

Creston News Advertiser: Axne announces additional funds to COVID-19 Response Tracker, Iowa’s response cost nears $9.5 billion total June 11, 2020 DES MOINES – Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced the addition of $215,378,024 to her Iowa COVID-19 Response Tracker after receiving a breakdown of federal funding received by the Iowa Department of Human Services last week.…

Axne defends RFS in Corteva virtual town hall

KMA Land: Axne defends RFS in Corteva virtual town hall June 10, 2020 Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network (Washington, D.C.) — Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is calling on the Trump administration to uphold the integrity of federal fuel standards. Speaking as a special guest during a Corteva Agriscience virtual town hall event on Zoom late Tuesday…

Trump signs Axne-sponsored bill to improve small business COVID-19 relief

Creston News Advertiser: Trump signs Axne-sponsored bill to improve small business COVID-19 relief June 9, 2020 WASHINGTON – On Friday, President Donald Trump signed bipartisan legislation cosponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) that will improve Iowa small business owners’ ability to utilize coronavirus (COVID-19) relief programs. The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act was advanced by…

Axne Demands Investigation of Iowa OSHA After Plant Complaint

Ag Web: Axne Demands Investigation of Iowa OSHA After Plant Complaint May 18, 2020 Jennifer Shike On Monday, Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) issued a statement demanding immediate investigation of Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) based on allegations that OSHA failed to thoroughly investigate a reported complaint at the Tyson Foods Perry, Iowa, plant. “Iowans are…

Iowa’s Cindy Axne, Abby Finkenauer among moderate Democrats who break with party, oppose coronavirus relief act

Des Moines Register: Iowa’s Cindy Axne, Abby Finkenauer among moderate Democrats who break with party, oppose coronavirus relief act May 15, 2020 Brianne Pfannenstiel U.S. Reps. Cindy Axne and Abby Finkenauer were among 14 Democrats who broke with their party and voted against a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package approved by the House late Friday. The wide-ranging…