Press Releases

July 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) on Tuesday announced a federal grant for the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. The $300,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration will help the university with its urgent response to the coronavirus pandemic.

July 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) on Monday announced a $6,000 federal grant for the City of Sabula in Jackson County.

July 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) this week introduced the Relief for Rural Development Borrowers Act to assist rural businesses, hospitals and schools through the Coronavirus pandemic by covering six months of payments on certain federal loans.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) on Wednesday helped pass H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, to deliver major investments in Iowa’s roads, bridges and other key infrastructure while also ensuring strong “Buy America” and wage protections for workers and manufacturers and new opportunities for Iowa’s homegrown biofuels.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) announced that the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District will receive a $99,929 grant as a part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm to School Planning Grant Program.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) voted on Monday to strengthen the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Enhancement Act.

June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Responding to ongoing abuses by mobile- and manufactured-home community landlords in Iowa and across the country, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) on Friday introduced the Helping Owners Meet Essential Standards (HOMES) Act of 2020.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) on Thursday sent a letter to Frontier Airlines CEO Barry Biffle expressing concern over the airline’s refund policies during the 

June 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) this week successfully added several more Iowa priorities to the INVEST in America Act, the $500 billion infrastructure investment package recently introduced by the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee.

June 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) on Tuesday announced a $30,000 grant for the Oelwein Municipal Airport from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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