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Rep. Cindy Axne

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Decades of underinvestment in public infrastructure, combined with a surging demand for goods as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, has overwhelmed supply chains and led to higher food, energy and car prices. I’m working with my colleagues in Congress...
Our workers are the backbone of our economy, and they deserve fair pay, health insurance and a secure retirement. That’s why I’m standing in solidarity with the UAW workers at John Deere who have been on strike for more than...
As a fifth generation Iowan, I know that sometimes it can feel like the federal government has overlooked states like ours and the rural communities that folks have called home for generations. In the halls of Congress, I’m up against...
Over the past year, COVID-19 has forced us to adapt many aspects of our lives -- from how we work and learn to how we safely interact with our communities. One such adaptation came when our health care providers...
Skills and career training programs are an important pathway for connecting Iowans with high-demand, good-paying jobs. These programs can open doors to in-demand, exciting careers that don’t require a four-year degree or mountains of student debt. In Congress, I’ve pushed to...
Our law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical services and other first responders put their lives on the line to protect Iowans every single day. And as any one of these brave men and women will tell you, protecting our communities...
Investments in biofuels infrastructure represent the best of all worlds as we chart a path to an energy economy that allows us to reduce carbon emissions and be less reliant on foreign energy sources while still supporting our rural...
It’s time for millionaires and billionaires like Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to pay their fair share in taxes, but we can’t let the new laws that will tax the rich inadvertently devastate our family farms. Right now, our tax code...
As I visit Iowans across the 16 counties in Iowa’s Third Congressional District, I too often hear stories from parents whose children have moved far away because they couldn't find good-paying jobs here. I’ve also heard from former residents...