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…

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…

Amid Impeachment, Cindy Axne Focuses on Health Care Policy

Iowa Starting Line: Amid Impeachment, Cindy Axne Focuses on Health Care Policy October 2, 2019 Elizabeth Meyer Congresswoman Cindy Axne told constituents Tuesday the United States had hit a “crisis point” in its health care system. “Suffice it to say, you’ve got a group of people in Congress who truly understand we’re at a crisis point,”…

Axne bucks House leadership on tariff aid

KMA Land: Axne bucks House leadership on tariff aid September 18, 2019 Mike Peterson (Washington) — Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is challenging members of her own party to include money for farmers struggling with tariffs imposed on overseas products in proposed budget bills. Earlier this week, the West Des Moines Democrat urged House Democratic leadership…

Axne legislation addresses ‘surprise’ medical bill charges

Radio Iowa: Axne bucks House leadership on tariff aid September 18, 2019 O.Kay Henderson Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is sponsoring legislation to address some of the unwelcome surprises on medical bills. “The Update Act will require insurance companies to regularly update their directories to prevent patients from unknowingly receiving out-of-network care,” Axne says. The bill…