Bill creates FEMA low-interest loan program for local governments to invest in disaster resilient infrastructure
Today, U.S. Reps. Angie Craig (D-MN) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced landmark bipartisan legislation to create a low-interest loan program for Minnesota and other states to fund mitigation projects that reduce the risks and costs of natural disasters. The bill, H.R.
Zimmerman discusses need for end of trade war, access to workers
Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig hosted John Zimmerman, a turkey farmer from Northfield, at a House Agriculture Livestock and Foreign Agriculture subcommittee hearing titled Reviewing the State of the U.S. Livestock and Poultry Economies.
Rep. Craig selected to join Rural Broadband Task Force led by House Democratic Whip
Today, U.S. Rep Angie Craig announced that she is joining House Democratic Whip James Clyburn’s House Task Force on Rural Broadband. The Task Force has set the goal to bring affordable, high-speed Internet access to all Americans by 2025.
Mollgaard discusses next steps for rural communities that have access to rural broadband
Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig hosted Executive Director of Red Wing Ignite Neela Mollgaard at an Agriculture Subcommittee hearing titled Building Opportunity in Rural America through Affordable, Reliable and High-Speed Broadband.
Resolution commemorates river navigation season and highlights the need for increased infrastructure investment
Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig and U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced a bipartisan resolution in recognition of the inland waterway systems that power economies and communities across the Second District.
Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig issued the following statement in recognition of Independence Day.
Working with Minnesotans to give everyone an opportunity to earn a good life
Today marks six months since U.S. Rep. Angie Craig was sworn into the 116th Congress. Since her first day in office, Rep. Craig has listened to the concerns of the district and worked across the aisle in an effort to create stronger communities and economies for every Minnesotan.
In her first six months, Rep. Craig has:
Rep. Craig cosponsors bill to allow Medicare to negotiate drug pricing and establish public option to increase competition in health insurance marketplace
Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig announced her support for the Medicare-X Choice Act of 2019, a bill that would allow Medicare to negotiate drug pricing as well as establish a public option health plan with comprehensive health benefits that would compete with large insurance companies.
FTA allocates $74 million for Bus Rapid Transit in CD2
Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig commended the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) investment in the construction of Metro Transit’s Orange Line bus rapid transit project. The FTA announced last week that they would grant $74 million to help finalize the project, which includes a 17-mile highway bus line connecting South Minneapolis with Burnsville, Richfield, and Bloomington.
HUMBLE Act would enact lifetime lobbying ban for Members of Congress, ban Member perks, and ban individual stock ownership for Members
Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig introduced the Halt Unchecked Member Benefits with Lobbying Elimination or HUMBLE Act, which would permanently ban Members of Congress from serving as lobbyists and require them to sell individual stocks upon being sworn in.