Stories tagged: "Rep. Abby Finkenauer"

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Rep. Finkenauer Announces Nearly $14 Million for Iowa Airport

Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa) said the funding would be used for repairs and would help create new jobs during the pandemic.

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Rep. Finkenauer Has Been Working to Get Better Protections For Mobile Home Residents For Months. Here’s The Latest.

Rep. Abby Finkenauer is continuing her work to protect mobile and manufactured home residents in her district.  In June, Finkenauer introduced the Helping Owners Meet Essential Standards (HOMES) Act of 2020, which would provide basic tenant protections. The new legislation would require that mobile home park owners use fair leasing, rent and eviction practices in...

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Rep. Finkenauer Gets Iowa Included in Infrastructure Funding Bill

Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa) was able to include several Iowa properties in a massive federal investment package that could save crumbling roads and bridges in Iowa and throughout the United States.  “My friends and neighbors in northeast Iowa sent me to Congress to fix our crumbling roads and bridges,” Finkenauer said in a release. “Thanks...

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Rep. Finkenauer Wants Businesses to Use Federal Relief Funds For PPE

Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa) introduced new legislation that would allow small businesses to use federal funding to buy personal protective equipment for their workers.  The bill would formally allow small businesses to use funds from the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as loans to buy protective equipment for their employees. It also removes a requirement...

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Rep. Abby Finkenauer Launched Two Websites To Help Constituents During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Rep. Abby Finkenauer wants to make it easier for constituents to get help from her office during the pandemic, so she created this website. It includes examples of how her office has helped with the IRS, State Department and Social Security.

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Rep. Abby Finkenauer Wants Better Protections For Essential Workers During the Pandemic

Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa) wants to improve federal protections for essential workers and at-risk employees during the coronavirus pandemic. To do that, Finkenauer introduced legislation that would require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to create stronger safety standards for workers, protect employees from potential retaliation when reporting issues, and require employers to develop...

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Rep. Abby Finkenauer Brings Back $2 Million to Help District Fight Coronavirus

Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa) said this is just the start of aid her constituents will see flow into their district.