Press Releases

September 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) released the following statement on House leadership’s exclusion of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) from its government funding proposal:

September 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) released the following statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg:

September 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) introduced the Disaster RELIEF Act on Friday to provide tax relief to Iowans impacted by August’s derecho. The bill would provide direct tax relief for Iowa families and provide a tax credit to Iowa businesses to help retain employees following the disaster.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) sent a letter on Thursday to House and Senate leaders again urging them to put aside politics and find a bipartisan compromise on a new COVID-19 relief package.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) announced a $2.9 million federal grant for road and sewer infrastructure improvements in Marshalltown.

September 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) helped introduce the FEMA Assistance Relief Act to increase the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) cost share

September 16, 2020 Press Release
Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act Passed House on Wednesday

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) passed her second bill in three days on Wednesday, when the House approved the bipartisan Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act. 

The bill passed by a vote of 387-33, including 160 votes from Republicans. 

September 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) on Tuesday a new contract valued at up to $103 million for Cedar Rapids-based Collins Aerospace to provide software engineering and sustainment services for avionics s displays on the U.S. Army’s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter.

September 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) is requesting that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stop blocking the release of key information necessary for the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to complete a federal investigation into the small refinery exemption waiver process.

September 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed with broad bipartisan support Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer’s (IA-01) bipartisan State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Improvement Act to extend and expand foreign trade assistance to small businesses.

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