Rep. Axne Launches ‘Virtual District Tour’ of Iowa’s Third Congressional District


April 6th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

ATLANTIC, IA – Third District Democrat Representative Cindy Axne, Monday, launched a Virtual District Tour of the District, to survey and further assist response to the ongoing outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iowa. The tour, which launched with a conference call with leadership of the Southwest Iowa Planning Council (SWIPCO) in Atlantic, will cover all 16 counties of Southwest Iowa that Rep. Axne represents.

Rep. Cindy Axne (D-03 District)

Over the coming weeks, Rep. Axne will hold virtual meetings with county emergency managers, health system leadership, local business owners, and other community stakeholders to survey the ongoing effects of COVID-19 on Iowa’s families and economy.

The launch of the Virtual District Tour follows two coronavirus telephone town halls held by Rep. Axne that allowed experts from the Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa Department of Human Services, and the U.S. Small Business Administration to connect directly with thousands of residents of Iowa’s Third Congressional District.