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Rep. Craig Releases Statement On Roe V. Wade Draft Opinion

Five of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices are planning to vote to overturn abortion protections under Roe v. Wade, POLITICO reported Monday. By Morgan Reddekopp and Jason Addy, Patch – May 3, 2022 U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito wrote in the draft majority opinion that “Roe was egregiously wrong from the start,” POLITICO reports. […]

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Dems hone populist appeal with proposed stock trading ban

By Kevin Freking, AP News – April 29, 2022 WASHINGTON (AP) — When Rep. Abigail Spanberger first introduced a bill banning stock trading by members of Congress and their families, the Virginia Democrat managed to get only eight co-sponsors. So far this session, 62 — or about one out of every seven House members — […]

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D.C. Memo: Mitts Romney, the ‘annoying Hill bros’

Congressional hopeful weighs in on the alleged human rights abuses by MPD, Rep. Tom Emmer supports Minority Leader McCarthy despite a past betrayal and Rep. Angie Craig tries to do something about our gas prices. By Ashley Hackett, MinnPost – April 29, 2022 Second District Rep. Angie Craig cosponsored the Gas Prices Relief Act this […]

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Vulnerable Democrats press Pelosi to reverse rejection of gas tax holiday

By Mike Lillies, The Hill – April 29, 2022 Embattled Democrats are pushing back on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) decision to reject a gas tax holiday, urging party leaders to reconsider a proposal as lawmakers take a beating over sky-high gas prices. The grumbling is especially pronounced among lawmakers facing tough reelection contests in November, who are […]

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Minnesota Congresswoman Backs Bill Suspending Federal Gas Tax

By Learfield, Lakeland Broadcasting – April 25, 2022 (Washington, DC) — Congresswoman Angie Craig is co-sponsoring a bill that would temporarily suspend the federal gasoline tax. The Gas Prices Relief Act would put the 18-point-four-cent gas tax on hold until next January. The Minnesota Democrat says, “Congress must do all it can to lower costs […]

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Buttigieg joins Craig to highlight infrastructure law

By KAAL-TV – April 22, 2022 (ABC 6 News) – Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg joined Representative Angie Craig Friday to talk about infrastructure in Minnesota. In November, Craig was part of a U.S. House effort to pass nearly seven billion dollars in funding for infrastructure projects throuhgout the state. That included highway projects, bridge replacements […]

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Angie Craig To Co-Sponsor Gas Prices Relief Act

She will also call on Minnesota leaders to pause the state gas taxes until the end of the year. By Morgan Reddekopp, Patch – April 22, 2022 MINNESOTA — Representative Angie Craig announced that she will cosponsor the Gas Prices Relief Act on Monday. The Act would help lower gas costs for Minnesota families by […]

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Most Minnesota districts are unlikely to flip this year

Craig fight to hold 2nd District looks like the one race to watch By Nathan Gonzales, Roll Call – April 20, 2022 The short answer is that most of the partisan takeovers brought those districts into alignment with current political trends. Rural areas, including Minnesota’s 1st, 7th and 8th districts, are voting increasingly for Republicans […]

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Swing-district Democrat backs bill pressuring Biden to reverse Title 42 decision

By Evan Stambaugh, Alphanews MN – April 19, 2022 Rep. Angie Craig is lending her support to a bill that tries to pressure the Biden administration into addressing the southern border crisis. The congresswoman from Minnesota co-sponsored the Public Health and Border Security Act of 2022 last week, according to a press release. The bill would prevent the […]

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Can suicide be ‘in the line of duty’? Police officer’s widow, lawmakers hope to change the rules.

By Dave Orrick, Pioneer Press – April 18, 2022 ‘IN THE LINE OF DUTY’ Following widespread attention of suicides by soldiers returning from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. military now classifies an estimated 90 percent of suicides as line-of-duty deaths. But that’s not the case for local peace officers and other first responders […]

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