Axne pushes bill cutting health administration costs

KMA Lands: Axne pushes bill cutting health administration costs January 29, 2020 Mike Peterson (Washington) — Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne supports a measure designed to reduce red tape and paperwork doctors and patients, alike, are dealing with. Axne, along with Ohio Congressman Troy Balderson, cosponsor the Reducing Administrative Costs and Burdens in Health Care Act…

Axne, Ernst team up on levee legislation

KMA Land: Axne, Ernst team up on levee legislation December 19, 2019 Mike Peterson (Washington) — Bipartisan efforts continue in Washington to aid communities like Hamburg in securing adequate flood prevention structures. On Wednesday, Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne and Iowa Senator Joni Ernst introduced legislation in Congress to give communities and the U.S. Army Corps…

Grassley, Ernst, Axne hail USMCA agreement

KMA Lands: Grassley, Ernst, Axne hail USMCA agreement December 10, 2019 Mike Peterson (Washington) — Congressional representatives across KMAland are celebrating a deal reached on the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the deal with the White House on the modified USMCA Tuesday morning. Pelosi’s announcement came roughly an hour after House Democrats…

Axne pushes biodiesel tax credit extension

KMA Land: Axne pushes biodiesel tax credit extension December 4, 2019 Mike Peterson With time running out for Congress this year, Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is calling for continuing an important tax credit for renewable fuel production. The West Des Moines Democrat is among those calling for the U.S. House to pass the Biodiesel Tax…

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…