Press Releases

August 3, 2020 Press Release
Craig Continues Her Push for Additional IDEA Funding in the Next COVID-19 Relief Package

U.S. Rep. Angie Craig’s push for increased special education was included in the education appropriations package with an increase of $194 million above last year’s funding, for a total of $1.4 billion.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

Today, the House passed annual funding legislation that includes key provisions Rep. Craig urged leadership to incorporate on behalf of the people of Minnesota's Second District.

July 30, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig co-authored an amendment to a House appropriations minibus package to prevent the Justice Department from spending any federal funds for the Trump Administration’s lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act. The amendment passed the House Thursday evening.

July 29, 2020 Press Release
The Child Care is Essential Act Recognizes That Child Care Providers Are at the Forefront of the Nation’s Response to COVID-19 by Supporting Minnesota Providers to Safely Reopen and Operate

Today, the House passed the Child Care is Essential Act, which Rep. Angie Craig cosponsored. The bill would create a $50 billion Child Care Stabilization Fund and invest in child care so that providers across Minnesota have the resources they need to safely reopen. Without adequate investments in the child care industry, families across the country will be unable to return to work.

July 28, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Angie Craig announced that she has returned over $500,000 from the federal government to constituents in Minnesota’s Second District from Inver Grove Heights to Red Wing. Since January 2019, Rep. Craig’s casework team has completed over 907 cases on behalf of Minnesotans, resolving red-tape and improper decisions by federal agencies.

July 27, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig sent a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos opposing their interim final rule interpreting the equitable services provision of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

July 24, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Angie Craig has authored and pushed for improvements in health care and mental health services for veterans. Her efforts were included in today’s passage of the FY2021 appropriations bill containing funding for Military Construction & Veterans Affairs and Department of the Interior.  

July 24, 2020 Press Release

This week, Congresswoman Angie Craig (MN-02) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) introduced Matt’s Act, a bill addressing high insulin prices.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Craig had two critical amendments included in today’s bipartisan passage of the National Defense Administration Act (NDAA). The first is a $30 million increase in support services for active duty Army families. The bill also includes Craig’s bipartisan Seeding Rural Resilience Act, which would increase rural mental health services.

July 20, 2020 Press Release
As the House Considers the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Craig Urges the Inclusion of the Bipartisan Insulin Affordability Data Collection Act

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig spoke on the House floor urging leadership to include her bipartisan and bicameral bill aimed to require an examination of the health and economic impacts of skyrocketing insulin prices.