Minnesota Rep. Angie Craig visited a local dog grooming business Tuesday on their first day reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Craig was joined by her dog Summitt on a trip to Pawlished Pets Grooming in Eagan.
A member of the U.S. House Small Business Committee is upset that farmers have had problems signing up for the Paycheck Protection Program. Congresswoman Angie Craig is a Democrat from Minnesota.
One of the authors of the Clean Fuels Deployment Act says the bill would pave the way for expanded access to biofuels. Minnesota Congresswoman Angie Craig tells Brownfield she’s worked across the aisle to bring the legislation forward.
More than 20 of the country’s statewide College Democrats groups called Thursday for Congress to extend economic rescue checks to all American adult dependents in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The coalition is encouraging Congress to support and fast-track H.R. 6420, the All Dependent Children Count Act, sponsored by Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn. The bill would expand eligibility for relief checks to children younger than 19, students 24 and younger and no age limit for adults who are disabled. It currently has nearly 150 cosponsors, both Democratic and Republican, in the House.
Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, on April 28 announced the introduction of the Clean Fuels Deployment Act of 2020. The bill aims to provide funding for installing and converting fuel pump infrastructure to deliver higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel. The bipartisan legislation is cosponsored by Reps. Angie Craig, D-Minnesota; Don Bacon, R-Nebraska; and Roger Marshall, R-Kansas.
The presidents of all Big Ten Schools have released a statement in support of a bill that would provide financial support during the pandemic for families with young adults claimed as dependents. The ADCCA, introduced by U.S. Rep. Angie Craig and U.S. Sen. Tina Smith would extend the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act passed by Congress late last month.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted connectivity disparities across rural America and a bipartisan group of more than 70 House lawmakers are asking congressional leaders to prioritize large-scale federal investment in rural broadband.
In times of crisis, Minnesotans come together. We do our part and pitch in to help our neighbors. Right now, doctors and nurses are working tirelessly around the clock, often without the equipment they need to save lives. Grocery workers and small businesses are keeping the lights on to provide essential goods and services to our families. Truckers and farmers are making sure there is food to sustain us. Teachers and professors are innovating to keep our education system going. My own son is working in a factory manufacturing the parts for ventilators.
The U.S. House is set to vote on a nearly $500 billion aid package with help for small business, hospitals, and COVID-19 testing. Congresswoman Angie Craig joined the FOX 9 Morning News to talk about what's in the bill, and what she'd like to see Congress tackle next.
We must continue to push for a centralized, coordinated, strategic approach to stop the blind release of critical health care equipment and instead actively management our supply chain. This is the only way to ensure that we put what’s needed in the hands of health care and other heroic workers on the front line who need it the most.