Press Releases

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Yesterday, the House passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a bipartisan bill cosponsored by U.S. Rep.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

This week, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig was presented with Growth Energy’s 2020 “Fueling Growth Award” for the second year in a row for her unwavering commitment and work on behalf of Minnesota’s biofuels sector and family farmers.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

This week, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig voted for H.R. 2639, the Strength in Diversity Act. This legislation was introduced by Rep. Marcia Fudge and cosponsored by Rep. Craig to help fulfill the promise of equity in education by offering support to school districts that are developing, implementing, or expanding school diversity initiatives.

Issues:
September 16, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig’s bipartisan legislation to improve the Small Business Administration’s 504 Loan Program passed out of the House Small Business Committee. This legislation, the 504 Modernization and Small Manufacturer Enhancement Act, was introduced last week with Rep.

Issues:
September 10, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig announced that farmers in Minnesota’s Second Congressional District have received $103,171 in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). Rep. Craig has consistently advocated for investments in rural energy and recently secured a $20 million increase for REAP in H.R.

September 4, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the U.S. House Committee on Small Business joined Lisa Peterson, President of the Northfield Chamber of Commerce to listen to the needs of Northfield small businesses during the economic crisis spurred on by COVID-19. Rep. Craig also talked to Mayor Rhonda Pownell about the state of business in the city. 

Issues:
September 1, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Craig Pulled Senior Housing Advocates and Experts Together to Talk About the Affordability and Availability of Senior Housing

Today, Rep. Angie Craig hosted a roundtable with senior housing experts and advocates across Minnesota’s Second Congressional District focused on the support needed for adequate, affordable senior housing. 

Issues:
August 26, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig toured the future route of the Veterans Memorial Greenway in Eagan and Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. This 5-mile, accessible paved route through scenic Dakota County landscapes is expected to feature several memorials that will be designed and built in partnership with veterans’ organizations.

Issues:
August 22, 2020 Press Release
Craig: “The United States Postal Service remains one of our nation’s most vital institutions.”

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig helped to pass the Delivering for America Act, which she cosponsored earlier this week. The bill would require Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to return the level of service provided by USPS to levels before the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 21, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Angie Craig, a member of the U.S. House Committee on Small Business, visited local businesses in Red Wing and Lake City to listen to their needs during the economic crisis. She was joined by Red Wing Mayor Shawn Dowse, Patty Brown, Executive Director of the Red Wing Chamber of Commerce and Michelle Larson, Executive Director of the Lake City Chamber of Commerce.

Pages