Press Releases

July 2, 2020 Press Release
Craig: “Roads and Bridges, Broadband, Community Resilience and Workforce Must be Strongly Bipartisan”

Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and a cosponsor of the Moving Forward Act, helped pass investments in crumbling roads and bridges, broadband, workforce and community resilience out of the House with bipartisan support. The bill now moves to the Senate for consideration.  

July 1, 2020 Press Release
Craig: “Today My Colleagues Joined Me in Demonstrating the Flexibility and Adaptability We Expect for Our Small Businesses”

Today, Rep. Angie Craig’s bipartisan legislation to immediately extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) until August 8th has unanimously passed the House of Representatives. This bill would allow small businesses to continue to access COVID-19 relief funds for five additional weeks.

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July 1, 2020 Press Release
Craig: “It’s Simple: Small Businesses Deserve Access to the Remaining Funds in the Paycheck Protection Program”

Rep. Angie Craig today introduced legislation that would immediately extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for five weeks which will allow small businesses to continue to access COVID-19 relief funds.

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June 29, 2020 Press Release
Craig: “It’s Time to Work Together to Build the Health Care System Americans Need and Deserve”

Today, Congresswoman Angie Craig‘s bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, passed out of the House with bipartisan support. The bill would stabilize the Affordable Care Act and further drive down health care and prescription drug prices for Americans. 

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June 26, 2020 Press Release
Legislation Includes Over $100 Billion to Invest in Internet Infrastructure, Ensure Affordability and Close the Digital Divide in Rural Communities

This week, Congresswoman Angie Craig joined her colleagues on the House Rural Broadband Task Force to introduce H.R. 7302, the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act. This legislation makes a bold investment of $100 billion to build high-speed broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved communities and ensures that the resulting internet service is affordable.

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June 25, 2020 Press Release
GAO Report Says that $1.4 Billion in Improper Payments Could Have Been Prevented by Immediately Implementing Craig’s Law

Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report showing U.S. Rep. Angie Craig’s Payment Integrity Information Act led the government to halt improper economic assistance payments. 

June 24, 2020 Press Release
Craig: “If Health Care Isn’t Affordable, It Isn’t Accessible”

Today, Congresswoman Angie Craig joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi to unveil her Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, which includes Rep. Craig’s bipartisan legislation to lower health insurance premiums for folks in the individual marketplace.  

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June 22, 2020 Press Release
The United States Chamber Honors Rep. Craig’s Tireless Work on Behalf of Small Businesses Across Minnesota

Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the House Small Business Committee was recognized for being a bipartisan champion of small businesses, and was given the United States Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Enterprise Award.

 

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June 18, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, provided an update on the INVEST in America Act, as the Committee considered the critical surface transportation reauthorization bill this week and advanced it to the House floor for further consideration.

June 18, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the House Small Business Committee, introduced key legislation that would allow small businesses who have received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to apply for a second round of PPP funding to keep their small businesses going. 

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