Press Releases

September 2, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig issued the following statement in recognition of Labor Day.

August 16, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Craig meets with local leaders during Transportation Week

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig wrapped up her district work period Transportation Week by reiterating her commitment to advocating for robust investments in local infrastructure. This week, Rep. Craig hosted a number of events to hear from local leaders and advocates about how she can work in Congress to fight for stronger, safer communities through local infrastructure projects. She has:

August 13, 2019 Press Release
Council to meet to discuss issues facing Minnesota farmers

Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig launched her Farmer Advisory Council, a group of farmers, producers, and agriculture advocates from Minnesota’s Second District to serve as experts on issues facing Minnesota farmers. The group will meet regularly to discuss pressing issues in agriculture so that Rep. Craig can bring their concerns to Washington and find bipartisan, common-sense solutions.

August 8, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Craig meets with local producers, speaks at listening session on farm economy

Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig attended Farmfest in Morgan, Minnesota to continue her fight to preserve Minnesota’s family farms, meet with local producers, and share her work on the House Agriculture Committee.

August 5, 2019 Press Release
Bill would make developmental education programs more affordable and accessible

Last week, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig helped introduce the Remedial Education Improvement Act with Rep. Donald Norcross, a bill to make developmental education programs more effective, fair, and less expensive. This bill aims to make post-secondary degrees more affordable and keep students on track to graduate on time.

July 31, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Craig visits local business to hear about impact of Chinese tariffs

After visiting Storm Creek in Hastings, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig reiterated her support for trade policies that prioritize Minnesota farmers and small businesses.

July 26, 2019 Press Release
Bill would provide emergency insulin and lower costs for Minnesotans

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig introduced H.R. 4010, The Emergency Access to Insulin Act with fellow Minnesotan, Rep. Dean Phillips. This bill would increase insulin access for underinsured and uninsured patients, make insulin more affordable, and hold big drug companies accountable for jacking up insulin prices and making other life-saving drugs unaffordable for Minnesota families.

July 22, 2019 Press Release
Bill creates FEMA low-interest loan program for local governments to invest in disaster resilient infrastructure

Today, U.S. Reps. Angie Craig (D-MN) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced landmark bipartisan legislation to create a low-interest loan program for Minnesota and other states to fund mitigation projects that reduce the risks and costs of natural disasters. The bill, H.R.

July 17, 2019 Press Release
Zimmerman discusses need for end of trade war, access to workers

Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig hosted John Zimmerman, a turkey farmer from Northfield, at a House Agriculture Livestock and Foreign Agriculture subcommittee hearing titled Reviewing the State of the U.S. Livestock and Poultry Economies.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Craig selected to join Rural Broadband Task Force led by House Democratic Whip

Today, U.S. Rep Angie Craig announced that she is joining House Democratic Whip James Clyburn’s House Task Force on Rural Broadband. The Task Force has set the goal to bring affordable, high-speed Internet access to all Americans by 2025.