Press Releases

March 20, 2020 Press Release
Minnesota is granted authority opening up funding to small businesses and nonprofits

Today, Rep. Angie Craig announced that small businesses in Minnesota are now eligible for SBA coronavirus relief loans to help them with the impacts they are currently facing.  These loans can be for up to $2 million.

March 12, 2020 Press Release

This morning, the Sergeant At Arms, in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician, ordered limited access to the U.S. Capitol complex and Member offices due to COVID-19 until at least April 1. As a result, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig announced changes to office operations in her Washington, D.C. and Burnsville, MN, offices to help keep her staff and constituents safe.

March 12, 2020 Press Release

This week, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig pushed to expand mental health services that would benefit more than 35,000 veterans in Minnesota’s Second Congressional District in testimony to the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee. 

March 11, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig met with Commissioner Jennifer Ho from Minnesota’s Housing Authority, where she reiterated her support for affordable housing across Minnesota’s Second Congressional District. 

March 5, 2020 Press Release
Craig’s Safe Stay Act adds carbon monoxide detectors to federal hotel and motel safety requirements

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig introduced the Safe Stay Act, which would require the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in each hotel and motel room across the country. This legislation comes after learning that two of her second district constituents were hospitalized with serious illnesses due to near-fatal carbon monoxide levels in their Michigan hotel room.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, questioned U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on the need for a predictable farm safety net, reliable USDA NIFA grants and strong partnership from the federal government. 

March 3, 2020 Press Release

Today, Rep. Angie Craig announced that her bipartisan bill, The Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019, has been signed into law by President Donald Trump.

February 28, 2020 Press Release
In January, Craig authored letter urging House leadership to bring the Revering the Youth Tobacco Epidemic up for a vote

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig applauded the House passage of the Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2020, one of the numerous bills she has co-authored to hold the vaping industry accountable and curb the vaping epidemic.

February 27, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig sent a letter to the United States Comptroller General Gene Dodaro urging the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to consider the tragic loss of a veteran’s life near the Minneapolis VA Hospital as it fulfills the requirements of the Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act.

February 26, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Angie Craig Leads Letter Reiterating Support for Biofuels, Reducing Carbon Emissions

Today, U.S. Reps. Angie Craig (MN-02) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02) delivered a letter signed by 11 members on the bipartisan Congressional Biofuels Caucus urging the Select Committee on Climate Crisis to include biofuels as a cost-effective and readily available solution for further decarbonization.