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D.C. Memo: Mitts Romney, the ‘annoying Hill bros’

Congressional hopeful weighs in on the alleged human rights abuses by MPD, Rep. Tom Emmer supports Minority Leader McCarthy despite a past betrayal and Rep. Angie Craig tries to do something about our gas prices. By Ashley Hackett, MinnPost – April 29, 2022 Second District Rep. Angie Craig cosponsored the Gas Prices Relief Act this […]

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Vulnerable Democrats press Pelosi to reverse rejection of gas tax holiday

By Mike Lillies, The Hill – April 29, 2022 Embattled Democrats are pushing back on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) decision to reject a gas tax holiday, urging party leaders to reconsider a proposal as lawmakers take a beating over sky-high gas prices. The grumbling is especially pronounced among lawmakers facing tough reelection contests in November, who are […]

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Minnesota Congresswoman Backs Bill Suspending Federal Gas Tax

By Learfield, Lakeland Broadcasting – April 25, 2022 (Washington, DC) — Congresswoman Angie Craig is co-sponsoring a bill that would temporarily suspend the federal gasoline tax. The Gas Prices Relief Act would put the 18-point-four-cent gas tax on hold until next January. The Minnesota Democrat says, “Congress must do all it can to lower costs […]

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Buttigieg joins Craig to highlight infrastructure law

By KAAL-TV – April 22, 2022 (ABC 6 News) – Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg joined Representative Angie Craig Friday to talk about infrastructure in Minnesota. In November, Craig was part of a U.S. House effort to pass nearly seven billion dollars in funding for infrastructure projects throuhgout the state. That included highway projects, bridge replacements […]

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Angie Craig To Co-Sponsor Gas Prices Relief Act

She will also call on Minnesota leaders to pause the state gas taxes until the end of the year. By Morgan Reddekopp, Patch – April 22, 2022 MINNESOTA — Representative Angie Craig announced that she will cosponsor the Gas Prices Relief Act on Monday. The Act would help lower gas costs for Minnesota families by […]

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Most Minnesota districts are unlikely to flip this year

Craig fight to hold 2nd District looks like the one race to watch By Nathan Gonzales, Roll Call – April 20, 2022 The short answer is that most of the partisan takeovers brought those districts into alignment with current political trends. Rural areas, including Minnesota’s 1st, 7th and 8th districts, are voting increasingly for Republicans […]

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Swing-district Democrat backs bill pressuring Biden to reverse Title 42 decision

By Evan Stambaugh, Alphanews MN – April 19, 2022 Rep. Angie Craig is lending her support to a bill that tries to pressure the Biden administration into addressing the southern border crisis. The congresswoman from Minnesota co-sponsored the Public Health and Border Security Act of 2022 last week, according to a press release. The bill would prevent the […]

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Can suicide be ‘in the line of duty’? Police officer’s widow, lawmakers hope to change the rules.

By Dave Orrick, Pioneer Press – April 18, 2022 ‘IN THE LINE OF DUTY’ Following widespread attention of suicides by soldiers returning from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. military now classifies an estimated 90 percent of suicides as line-of-duty deaths. But that’s not the case for local peace officers and other first responders […]

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Savage woman attends White House signing after advocating for ACA change

By Mark Wasson, SW News – April 15, 2022 Krueger learned about the problem when she became pregnant with twins after being laid off as an entertainment manager at the beginning of the COVID pandemic. She lost her insurance and the health coverage of another child she has with her husband, Bobby Bouley. The couple […]

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Bret Michaels Voices Support of the Affordable Insulin Now Act

By Erica Banas, WMMR – April 15, 2022 Bret Michaels has put his support behind the Affordable Insulin Now Act that was recently passed by the United States House of Representatives. The Affordable Insulin Now Act was introduced to the House on February 25 by Rep. Angie Craig (D-Minn.) and would cap a month’s supply of selected […]

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