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Rep. Angie Craig accuses oil executives of gouging Americans amid high gas prices

By Bring Me The News – April 7, 2022 Despite a recent dip in crude oil costs, prices at the pump have remained high, both in Minnesota and nationally. Minnesota. Rep. Angie Craig was among the lawmakers to question oil executives about rising gas prices amid Russia’s ongoing invasion in Ukraine.  At a Wednesday meeting […]

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Minnesota Congresswoman Craig Grills Oil Company Executives

By Minnesota News Network, KTOE – April 7, 2022 Minnesota Congresswoman Angie Craig went after oil company executives during Wednesday’s U-S House Energy and Commerce committee hearing.  Craig complained that their six companies made more than 76 billion dollars in profit in 2021 while Minnesota families pay near record-high gas prices: “I don’t fault you […]

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Rep. Angie Craig leads effort to fix ‘family glitch’ in Obamacare

By Fox 9 MN KMSP – April 7, 2022 A woman from Savage, Minnesota, teamed up with Rep. Angie Craig to fix a common glitch in the Affordable Care Act that didn’t cover family members. Watch Video Here.

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Lawmakers: It’s time for ‘Office of Rural Prosperity’ at White House

By Garrett Downs, Agri-Pulse – April 6, 2022 Lawmakers are proposing creation of an Office of Rural Prosperity in the White House, which would be tasked with coordinating rural policy across the government. A new bill known as the Rural Prosperity Act is likely to be the first of many rural development proposals to be […]

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Twin Cities Woman who Fought Against ‘Family Glitch’ Invited To White House For ACA Expansion

By WCCO TV – April 5, 2022 MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama reunited at the White House Tuesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called “Obamacare.” The event marked the first time Obama has returned to the White House since leaving office. “Nothing made me […]

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Minnesota mom happy to see ACA ‘family glitch’ go

By John Croman, Kare – April 6, 2022 Minnesotans who pressed to change the Affordable Care Act’s “family glitch” attended White House ceremony where President Biden signed an executive order fixing it. MINNEAPOLIS — When President Biden signed an executive order Tuesday expanding coverage through the Affordable Care Act, Minnesotans who pushed for the change […]

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Angie Craig Secures $5M For Burnsville Bus Garage

By Morgan Reddekopp, Patch – April 4, 2022 BURNSVILLE, MN — Representative Angie Craig announced that she secured $4.9 million in federal funding to modernize the Burnsville Bus Garage. The money was provided as part of the Department of Transportation’s Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program, which helps recipients replace, rehabilitate and purchase buses […]

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Rep. Angie Craig’s Insulin Cost Cap Bill Moving Through Congress

CBS Minnesota WCCO – April 3, 2022 This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill limiting the out-of-pocket costs for insulin to $35 a month. It’s part of a yearslong effort that’s been going, with mixed results, to help cut the costs of prescription drugs. Watch Video Here.

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Rep. Craig’s bill capping patient insulin costs passes – with no support form Minnesota’s Republicans

By Shaymus McLaughlin, Bring Me The News. – April 1, 2022 A bill that would ensure nobody with health insurance pays more than $35 a month out of pocket for insulin passed the U.S. House this week, but with no support from Minnesota’s Republican Congressional Delegation. The Affordable Insulin Now Act, authored by Minnesota DFL […]

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House passes insulin bill over insurers’ opposition

By Alice Miranda Ollstein and Megan Wilson, Politico – March 31, 2022 The House voted Thursday in favor of a bill to cap out-of-pocket costs on insulin at $35 a month, a policy Democrats hope will give them a concrete win to campaign on when they face voters in November as the rest of their health care […]

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