Press Releases

November 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) announced the Iowa Department of Transportation will receive a $9,414,785.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Buses and Bus Facilities Program.

November 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) introduced a congressional resolution to recognize and support National Rural Health Day, which is tomorrow, November 21, 2019.

November 20, 2019 Press Release
3 of the 42 teams set to be eliminated are located in Iowa

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01), Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02), and Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) released the following joint statement on Major League Baseball’s proposal to strip MLB club affiliation from 42 Minor League Baseball teams, including three in Iowa:

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) announced the Social Security Administration (SSA) office in Decorah, Iowa will remain open and staffed with in-person service.

November 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) announced Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA) will receive a $1,718,924 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. MICA primarily serves families in Hardin, Marshall, Poweshiek, Story, and Tama counties.

November 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) announced Dubuque County will receive a $5,452,023.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) program. The grant money is approved for use on several repairs and improvements in Dubuque.

November 6, 2019 Press Release
40 House Democrats send letter to Speaker Pelosi and House Ways & Means Chairman Richard Neal

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) and Congresswoman Kendra Horn (OK-05) led a Democratic caucus letter to House leadership urging action on extension of the biodiesel tax credit.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) released the following statement on House Resolution 660:

October 29, 2019 Press Release
Submits letter on call for GAO investigation to Energy & Commerce Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) met with Kelly Nieuwenhuis, an Iowa family farmer and president of Iowa-based and farmer-owned 

October 28, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan Farmers’ Access to Resources and Machinery (FARM) Act would make low-interest financing options more accessible

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-IA-01) and Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR-01) introduced the Farmers’ Access to Resources and Machinery (FARM) Act.

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