Press Releases

November 19, 2019 Press Release
American Poultry Farmers Regain Access to Chinese Poultry Market After Being Banned Since 2015

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig commended the Chinese government’s decision to lift its ban on U.S. poultry and poultry products and reopen export markets for Minnesota farmers. The ban has been in place since 2015 in response to an avian influenza outbreak. Now, a market that generated approximately $15 million a year in sales for Minnesota will reopen.

November 15, 2019 Press Release
Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019 moves forward to provide comprehensive approach to taking on this public health epidemic

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig applauded House Committee action on the bipartisan Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019, one of the numerous bills she has co-sponsored to hold the vaping industry accountable and curb the vaping epidemic.

November 14, 2019 Press Release
The Representatives pushed the Office of Management and Budget to release funds allocated and signed into law by the President in June 2019

Today, U.S. Reps Angie Craig (MN-02), Betty McCollum (MN-04) and Ron Kind (WI-03) announced that they have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River.

November 11, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day.

November 8, 2019 Press Release
Craig urges Mayo Clinic to strongly consider accepting TRICARE immediately

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig sent a letter to the Mayo Clinic urging them to accept TRICARE as a network provider, giving more than 7,000 veterans in Wabasha and Goodhue Counties access to high-quality health care in their communities.

November 1, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig released the following statement in response to the Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to revoke nondiscrimination protections in foster care based on sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

November 1, 2019 Press Release

This week, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig helped pass the bipartisan reauthorization of the Commodities Future Trading Commission (CFTC) out of the House Agriculture Committee. The CFTC is an independent agency that regulates U.S. derivatives markets, including those that trade in agricultural commodities.

October 30, 2019 Press Release
Allows agriculture haulers within a short driving distance to finish their route while transporting animals and perishable goods

Today, U.S. Reps. Angie Craig (MN-2) and Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) introduced the Responsible & Efficient Agriculture Destination (TREAD) Act to give farmers and ranchers more flexibility when transporting live animals and perishable goods.

October 24, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Would Expand Workforce Training Partnerships between Minnesota Schools & Businesses

Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and U.S. Representative Angie Craig (D-MN 2) introduced companion bills in the Senate and House to help Minnesotans secure careers in high-demand fields by fueling workforce training partnerships between schools and local businesses.

October 24, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig continued her fight to address the insufficient mental health resources in our rural communities by cosponsoring the bipartisan Seeding Rural Resilience Act.