WASHINGTON DC (July 2, 2020) — Representative Dave Loebsack praised House passage of HR2, the Moving Forward Act, a comprehensive infrastructure bill that includes key investments toward our surface transportation, broadband, and public education infrastructure, on Monday, July 1.

WASHINGTON DC (June 30, 2020) As Americans face both the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting severe economic downturn, the House passed The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, a bill that will provide much-needed relief by making health-care and prescription-drugs more affordable.

WASHINGTON DC (June 26, 2020) Representative Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

WASHINGTON DC (June 24, 2020)  Representative Dave Loebsack joined House Majority Whip James E Clyburn (SC-06), members of the House Rural Broadband Task Force, and House Democrats to introduce the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, which invests $100 billion to build high-speed broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved communities and ensure that the resulting internet service is affordable.

<p>WASHINGTON DC (June 12, 2020) &mdash; Representatives Dave Loebsack (D-IA) and Dusty Johnson (R-SD) and Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to the US&nbsp;Department of Agriculture (USDA) urging it to exercise its authority to allow producers to graze or harvest cover crops on prevented plant acres prior to November 1.</p><p>&ldquo;While we do not expect nearly as many prevented plant acres as last yea

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 20, 2020) — Reps Dave Loebsack (IA-02), Cindy Axne (IA-03), and Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) wrote to Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds to express concerns over the capability and expansion plans of the Test Iowa coronavirus (COVID-19) testing program.

WASHINGTON DC (May 13, 2020) — Representative Dave Loebsack today joined US House Majority Whip James E Clyburn and members of The House Rural Broadband Task Force to celebrate its one-year anniversary by highlighting their major accomplishments over the past year. The Task Force has been successful in highlighting the lack of internet access in rural America and in coming up with solutions to provide affordable high-speech internet access.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (May 8, 2020) — Representative Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the US Department of Health and Human Services announced an additional round of grants for health centers located across Iowa’s Second Congressional District. These grants are specifically targeted to help expand testing for COVID-19 in their communities. Details are below.

WASHINGTON DC (May 6, 2020) — This week, in celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week, Representatives Dave Loebsack (IA-02) and Sam Graves (MO-06) will introduce a resolution in Congress to honor teachers. The resolution recognizes the contributions of America’s teachers to building and enhancing the nation’s civic, cultural, and economic well-being.

National Teacher Appreciation Week runs May 4 through May 8 this year.

WASHINGTON DC (May 4, 2020) — Representative Dave Loebsack today applauded the release of funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) AmeriCorps Grant program. These competitive grants will help support approximately 140 AmeriCorps members in organizations in Iowa’s Second Congressional District. Rep Loebsack has been a longtime supporter of the CNCS and has advocated for robust funding of its initiatives.

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