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Medigap bill can help kidney patients

By: Ramona Banks, Duluth News Tribune August 07, 2022 When I started helping my dad after his kidney disease diagnosis, I thought it would be straightforward, taking him to the dialysis clinic and just generally caring for him. As I started learning more about the challenges kidney patients face, though, I remember looking around at […]

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CRAIG WELCOMES LATEST ROUND OF RURAL BROADBAND FUNDING

By:  Mark Dorenkamp, Brownfield ag news August 5, 2022 A member of the House Agriculture Committee is encouraged by the latest round of broadband funding. Minnesota Democrat Angie Craig tells Brownfield precision agriculture has made it critical that farmers have access to high-speed internet. “That is one area where I am so proud we’re going […]

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Minnesota Rep. Angie Craig stands up to Big Pharma in fight for affordable drugs

By: Kaishi Chhabra and Josh Israel, American Independent August 4, 2022 Incumbent Rep. Angie Craig (D-MN) is running against Republican nominee Tyler Kistner, who accused Democrats in Congress of working to implement ‘a communist-centered-type health care plan.’ Democratic Rep. Angie Craig, currently running for reelection in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District, has dedicated a large part of […]

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Farm bill listening session in Minnesota draws crowd

By: Paula Mohr, Farm Progress August 03, 2022 Crop insurance, trade, dairy marketing and beginning farmers were key issues raised by those who attended a U.S. House Agriculture Committee farm bill listening session July 25 in Northfield, Minn. The event, the first in the Midwest and fourth in a series of sessions, was chaired by […]

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Conservation Funding Available in Inflation Reduction Act

By: Don Wick, Red River Farm Network August 3, 2022 Minnesota Representative Angie Craig is encouraged by the ag-related provisions in the new reconciliation bill. Craig cites the one-time $20 billion conservation funding. “This is one of the items we heard at our farm bill listening session,” Craig told RRFN. “The Conservation Stewardship Program and […]

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At Farmfest, Minnesota congressional candidates pledge support for rural Economies

By Christopher Vondracek, Star Tribune AUGUST 2, 2022 DFL U.S. Rep. Angie Craig and Republican challenger Tyler Kistner sat at the center of a long table of congressional candidates at Farmfest on Tuesday — and the prominent stage didn’t disappoint. Even if they avoided saying each other’s name. The two-term Second District congresswoman and the […]

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House Ag Committee fields Farm Bill ideas from Minnesotans

By Noah Wicks, Agri Pulse - July 27, 2022 Commodity groups, farmers and anti-hunger advocates brought a wide-ranging set of policy requests to the ears of Reps. Angie Craig, D-Minn., and Cheri Bustos, D-Ill. at a House Ag Committee listening session in Minnesota on Monday. Among the most prominent of these were calls to bolster programs […]

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Crop insurance stressed at Farm Bill hearing

By: Jim Johnson, Cannon Falls Beacon Jul 26, 2022 The top priority for the 2023 Farm Bill is crop insurance. Speaker after speaker talked about the insurance that helps farmers navigate and survive through down years. Second District Congresswoman Angie Craig hosted the House Agriculture Committee hearing – called a listening session – with General […]

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Angie Craig gets endorsement from Dakota County Sheriff heading into tight CD2 race

By Lindsey Peterson and Blois Olson July 26, 2022 WCCO Radio Minnesota Congresswoman Angie Craig (D) is set to receive a major endorsement Tuesday from Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie. WCCO Radio political analyst Blois Olson says the endorsement is big for Craig as crime continues to be a hot topic headed into November. He spoke to Vineeta Sawkar on […]

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HOUSE AG COMMITTEE MEMBERS HOST FARM BILL LISTENING SESSION IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA

By Mark Dorenkamp, Brownfield AG News – July 25, 2022  House Agriculture Subcommittee Chair Cheri Bustos hosted a farm bill listening session in southeast Minnesota Monday.   The Illinois Democrat joined Minnesota Congresswoman Angie Craig on the Peterson Farm near Northfield.  Minnesota Soybean Growers Association president Bob Worth told both House Ag Committee members he would […]

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