Wednesday 19th January 2022

Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is cosponsoring a bill she says will help people facing challenges in caring for older people. Axne, a Democrat from West Des Moines, says the Americans Giving Care to Elders or AGE Act would provide tax credits of up to 12-hundred dollars to taxpayers earning under 200-thousand dollars a year to offset elder care expenses.

Axne introduced the bill along with Republican Congressman David McKinley of West Virginia and Democratic Representative Jan Schakowsky of Illinois

The bill is under consideration in the House Ways and Means Committee.