Press Releases

May 8, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Craig Donated Blood Today in Eagan, MN

Today, Rep. Angie Craig and her wife Cheryl donated blood at the Dakota County Community Development Agency to do her part and help bring awareness to the severe shortage in the national blood supply. The American Red Cross has taken measures to ensure that donating blood remains a safe process for healthy individuals.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig hosted a roundtable for elementary and middle-school students across the Second Congressional District. As students are distance learning, Rep. Craig wanted to provide them with an opportunity to ask her the questions that are on their minds right now.

May 6, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Craig Convened Her Farmer Advisory Council Comprised Of Family Farmers From Across The Second District

U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the Agriculture Committee, continues her push to support family farmers through the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight she convened her Farmer Advisory Council to make sure their stories are what shapes future federal legislative decisions.

May 6, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Craig Continues Push For Directing Funding To Small and Mid-sized Towns, Cities and Counties In The Next CARES Package

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig announced the urgent push from 46 Mayors and County Commissioners from Inver Grove Heights to Belle Plaine across the Second District for direct funding to local governments to be included in the next CARES legislative package.

May 4, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Craig Leads Colleagues In Pushing Sec. Perdue To Extend COVID-19 Relief Resources to Hurting Turkey Growers

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig led her colleagues from the Minnesota Delegation in a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue pushing for turkey growers to have access to any COVID-19 relief resources available to agriculture producers.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the House Rural Broadband Task Force, joined her colleagues to introduce an urgent framework to expand broadband access. The plan includes affordability measures for families and investments in creative solutions like lending hot spots to students to address the current lack of reliable broadband infrastructure.

April 30, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Angie Craig expressed her deep gratitude to our heroic health care workers by delivering lunches to the medical staff at M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital today as well as hosting an in-depth virtual healthcare panel to discuss the resources our medical community needs moving forward.

April 29, 2020 Press Release
In The Wake Of Processing Plants Closing, Minnesota Farmers, Producers Need Support Now More Than Ever

Yesterday U.S. Representative Angie Craig spoke with the United States Department of Agriculture Secretary, Sonny Perdue and Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, Greg Ibach. During those conversations, she pushed for urgent relief for the livestock farmers in the wake of COVID-19.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Angie Craig (MN-02) announced the introduction of the Clean Fuels Deployment Act of 2020. The bipartisan legislation she introduced with U.S. Reps. Abby Finkenauer (D-IA), Don Bacon (R-NE), and Roger Marshall (R-KS), would provide funding for installing and converting fuel pump infrastructure to deliver higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig voted in support of the fourth COVID-19 legislative package which meets the urgent need of replenishing small business and nonprofit loan programs, increases testing capabilities and supports doctors and hospitals.