Des Moines Register: ‘Unacceptable’: Rep. Cindy Axne, Sen. Sherrod Brown seeks answers from company raising rent 69% at Waukee mobile home park

Des Moines Register: ‘Unacceptable’: Rep. Cindy Axne, Sen. Sherrod Brown seeks answers from company raising rent 69% at Waukee mobile home parkJune 10, 2019Ian Richardson Rep. Cindy Axne denounced Utah-based Havenpark Capital’s plan to hike rent at some Iowa mobile home parks by up to 69% on Monday, calling it “unacceptable” in a letter sent…

Axne relieved over disaster aid bill’s passing

KMA Land: Axne relieved over disaster aid bill’s passing June 5, 2019 Mike Peterson (Washington) — After several weeks of wrangling, a comprehensive disaster relief bill is finally making its way to President Trump’s desk. By a 354-to-58 vote earlier this week, the U.S. House approved the $19.1 billion relief package. Among other things, the bill…

Axne: Iowans aren’t pawns in continuing trade war

KMA Land: Axne: Iowans aren’t pawns in continuing trade war May 22, 2019 Mike Peterson (Washington) — Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne grilled a member of President Trump’s cabinet Wednesday morning on the prolonged trade war with China. The West Des Moines Democrat questioned U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin during a U.S. House Finance Committee hearing on…

Axne Requests Flood Recovery Programs for Farmers, Plans Second Tour of Impacted Areas

Raccoon Valley Radio: Axne Requests Flood Recovery Programs for Farmers, Plans Second Tour of Impacted Areas April 4, 2019 Sam McIntosh While Iowans recover from March’s flooding, U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (D) is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to authorize emergency relief programs to assist farmers impacted. President Trump’s disaster declaration allowed for the…

House adopts Axne amendment to Violence Against Women Act

KMA Land: House adopts Axne amendment to Violence Against Women Act April 4, 2019 Ryan Matheny (Washington, D.C.) — The U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment from Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne Thursday that would increase funding to combat violent crimes against women. Axne offered the amendment to the Violence Against Women Act, which is…

Axne offers campaign finance reform amendments

KMA Land: Axne offers campaign finance reform amendments March 7, 2019 Mike Peterson Washington) — Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne wants to strengthen continuing campaign finance reform efforts in Washington. Earlier this week, Axne offered two amendments to H.R. 1. One prohibits current and previous congressional members from serving as lobbyists. Her other amendment would prevent…