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Craig sponsoring bill to ban Ex-lawmakers from becoming lobbyists

By Paul Jurgens, KFGO – May 13, 2022 WASHINGTON – A bill introduced by U-S Representative Angie Craig would impose a lifetime ban on lobbying for members of Congress after they leave office. The Closing the Congressional Revolving Door Act also removes special privileges for former members, specifically, access to the House chamber, Congressional athletic […]

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Bipartisan House members push to invest in local law enforcement, honoring police week

By Jay Edwards, WRNJ Radio – May 13, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bipartisan group of Members of Congress Thursday joined together to push for investment in local law enforcement, as the nation recognizes Police Week and remembers the nearly 26,000 law enforcement officers who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. The bipartisan group urged Congressional […]

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How to fix our medical supply chain problems

By David Sanders, Washington Examiner – May 13, 2022 Congress and the administration have a duty to prepare for the long haul and make changes to increase domestic production of our medical supply chain. The United States remains woefully unprepared to respond to supply chain shocks that rattled the country in the early days of […]

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Angie Craig endorsed for re-election in 2nd District

By Sun This Week – May 12, 2022 Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District DFL endorsed Rep. Angie Craig for re-election during its May 7 convention. “It’s been an honor to represent this district in Congress, and I’m proud to have the official support of the DFL as we head into the next election cycle,” Craig said […]

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U.S. Reps Urge Funding Boost to $400M for Great Lakes Restoration

By Lindsey Bacigal, Healthy Lakes – May 11, 2022 Coalition supports efforts by 47 U.S. House Republicans and Democrats to boost federal investments in restoration, protection efforts. ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 11, 2022)—The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a push by 47 bipartisan members of the U.S. House of Representatives to boost federal […]

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Push to honor officers who take their own lives

Lawmakers seek to classify officer suicides as deaths in the line of duty for those who’ve been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. By John Croman, KARE 11 – May 6, 2022 ST PAUL, Minn. — There’s a movement underway in the Minnesota Legislature and Congress to take a different view of police officer suicides, […]

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Rep. Craig Among Top 15 Percent Most Bipartisan Members Of Congress

Craig was ranked No. 65 out of 435 members of Congress for being bipartisan. By Morgan Reddekopp, Apple Valley-Rosemount Patch – May 6, 2022 MINNESOTA — U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District Angie Craig announced that she was recently named by the Nonpartisan Lugar Center’s annual study as being in the top 15 percent […]

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Local family sees ACA fix signed at White House

By Tad Johnson, Sun This Week – May 5, 2022 Kruegers were caught in ‘family glitch’ paying 25% of their income on health insurance A 2006 Lakeville North High School graduate and her Savage family will be paying much less for their health insurance after President Joe Biden signed an executive order on April 5 […]

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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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