“I don’t want to go home and tell my constituents that I was worried about the next election and I didn’t do what I said I was going to do,” Craig said.
world. Meanwhile, America's largest pharmaceutical companies are raking in record-breaking profits and spending millions of dollars in dark money against public officials who stand up to them.
On Tuesday, Democratic members of Congress called on the Biden administration to increase RFS volumes, in a letter Biden and Gina McCarthy, White House national climate advisor. In the letter led by Reps. Cindy Axne, Iowa, Cheri Bustos, Illinois; Angie Craig, Minnesota; and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota, the bicameral group of congressional members from seven states said they were concerned about the reports.
For too long, our society has maintained a perception that mental health issues are a weakness or a personal failing. This could not be farther from the truth -- and yet tragically, this widespread and persistent stigma continues to prevent far too many of our nation’s veterans from seeking out the help they need. This National Suicide Prevention Week, I want to use my voice to state clearly that reaching out for help is not only the right thing to do -- it’s a lifesaving act of bravery.
a number of Minnesota Democratic leaders staked out early positions on a policing measure that hasn't even been finalized yet, including elected officials who don't live in Minneapolis. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig and Gov. Tim Walz oppose the ballot question replacing the Police Department, while Attorney General Keith Ellison and U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar support the amendment.
Craig, whose district includes vast tracts of farmland southeast of the Twin Cities, is promoting her role securing $2.5 billion for farmers and rural small businesses to convert to renewable energy sources and high efficiency equipment as a financial incentive to meet higher environmental standards. She tweeted on Friday that she was “thrilled that this long-time priority of mine” would be “supporting family farmers and driving investment across rural America.”
day, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Representatives Cindy Axne (D-IA), Angie Craig (D-MN), Cheri Bustos (D-IL), and Mark Pocan (D-WI) sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) urging them to include support for homegrown renewable fuels in the upcoming reconciliation package.
The legislators say there’s a climate crisis that needs to be confronted with a sense of urgency. Their goal is to decarbonize the transportation sector through an all-hands-on-deck approach that includes investment and incentives for both electric vehicles and homegrown renewable fuels.
2nd Congressional District Representative Angie Craig has come out with a statement saying she does not support a ballot amendment that would dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department.
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig also came out last week against the ballot question, saying it would “jeopardize public safety and diminish accountability.” “The Yes 4 Minneapolis referendum is shortsighted, misguided, and likely to harm the very communities that it seeks to protect,” Craig said in a statement.