Press Releases

September 17, 2021 Press Release
Craig is joined by Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott and Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman Jim Costa

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Cindy Axne and Cheri Bustos led Representatives David Scott, Jim Costa, Abigail Spanberger and G. K.

September 15, 2021 Press Release
House legislation includes $100 billion for Craig’s proposal to create a federal reinsurance program

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Angie Craig secured the inclusion of several key health care priorities in the Build Back Better Act. Earlier today, the Energy and Commerce Committee approved its portion of the package, which includes longstanding priorities of Rep.

September 14, 2021 Press Release
Craig criticized Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers and other Republicans for politicizing a bill that would deliver $10 billion to law enforcement and first responders

WASHINGTON, DC — Last night, during debate in the House Energy and Commerce Committee markup of the Build Back Better Act, U.S.

September 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Angie Craig released the following statement applauding the exclusion of any stepped-up basis changes that would negatively impact family farmers from the House version of the Build Back Better Reconciliation bill:

August 27, 2021 Press Release
Last year, Representative Craig urged House Leadership to significantly fund research on the connection between animal, human and environmental health

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S Representative Angie Craig applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement that it will devote $300 million in American Rescue Plan funding to support a One Health strategy to monitor emerging zoonotic diseases.

August 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – Today, U.S. Representative Angie Craig announced that the Cities of Belle Plaine, Cottage Grove, Inver Grove Heights and Lake City will receive a combined $1,041,000 in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants through the National Park Service’s LWCF State and Local Assistance Program.

August 24, 2021 Press Release
Craig denounces referendum as “shortsighted, misguided and likely to harm the very communities that it seeks to protect”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Angie Craig released the following statement spelling out her opposition to a Minneapolis ballot initiative that would replace the city’s police department with a new Department of Public Safety:

August 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Angie Craig (D-MN) announced that the City of Nerstrand Fire Department will receive a $281,428 regional grant through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program.

July 30, 2021 Press Release
Craig’s bill would add carbon monoxide detectors to federal hotel and motel safety requirements nationwide

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig reintroduced the Safe Stay Act, which would require the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in each hotel and motel room across the country.

July 30, 2021 Press Release
The Members’ letter follows a recent announcement that the Administration would invest $500 million to support new competitive entrants in meat and poultry processing