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Congressman Joni Ernst from Iowa

Profile for Senator Joni Ernst from Iowa

Congressman Joni  Ernst
Republican
Iowa
202-224-3254

Next Election: 2020

Missed 0 Votes

Absent for 0% of Votes

Votes with Party 100%

Seniority: 1

Latest Votes:

Mar 14 2019

Voted No On the Joint Resolution on HJRes46

A joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

Mar 14 2019

Voted No On the Joint Resolution on SJRes7

A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.

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Latest Announcements:

Mar 22 2019 - 1:00 PM

Ernst Supports Governor Reynolds Request for Federal Disaster Declaration

Mar 20 2019 - 1:00 PM

National Review: The LeeErnst Paid-Leave Plan Would Be a Win for Working Families

Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $1,765,599
Individual $744,713
PAC & SuperPac $348,000
Disbursements: $843,336
Individual Refunds $2,022
Committee Refunds $-1,400
Debts owed $0
Cash on Hand $1,363,150

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Bills Sponsored:

Mar 6 2019

s673

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to eliminate the inclusion of option years in the award price for sole source contracts, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. - Mar 6 2019

Feb 27 2019

s580

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

3 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the "Former Presidents Act of 1958", with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a former President, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Feb 27 2019

Feb 26 2019

s565

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

2 cosponsors

A bill to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to submit to Congress an annual report on projects that are over budget and behind schedule, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Feb 26 2019

Jan 17 2019

s186

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

2 cosponsors

A bill to ensure timely completion of the concurrent resolution on the budget and regular appropriations bills, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Jan 17 2019

Nov 26 2018

s3656

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

3 cosponsors

A bill to authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve healthcare services for veterans in the United States, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. - Nov 26 2018

Sep 25 2018

s3489

Senate Finance Committee

0 cosponsors

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare Advantage plans offered under part C of the Medicare program and prescription drug plans offered under part D of such program to provide information relating to the safe disposal of prescription drugs that are controlled substances to certain individuals enrolled under such plans.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. - Sep 25 2018

Jun 28 2018

s3166

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the United States Army Rangers Veterans of World War II in recognition of their extraordinary service during World War II.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. - Jun 28 2018

Jun 19 2018

s3086

Senate Finance Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude major professional sports leagues from qualifying as tax-exempt organizations.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. - Jun 19 2018

May 23 2018

s2930

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

2 cosponsors

A bill to provide that Congress may not recess, adjourn, or consider other matters after August 1 of any year if Congress has not approved a concurrent resolution on the budget and passed the regular appropriations bills with respect to the next fiscal year.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - May 23 2018

May 9 2018

s2806

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to establish a National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. - May 9 2018

Apr 11 2018

s2645

Senate Judiciary Committee

2 cosponsors

A bill to establish a demonstration program under which the Drug Enforcement Administration provides grants to certain States to enable those States to increase participation in drug take-back programs.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. - Jun 19 2018

Mar 21 2018

s2581

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

0 cosponsors

A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for a 2-year prohibition on employment in a career civil service position for any former political appointee, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Mar 21 2018

Mar 15 2018

s2557

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

3 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to improve conservation programs, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. - Mar 15 2018

Mar 12 2018

s2534

Senate Armed Services Committee

2 cosponsors

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to permit individuals who are eligible for assistance under a Department of Defense educational assistance program or authority to use such tuition assistance for licensing and certification programs offered by entities other than an institution of higher education.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. - Mar 12 2018

Oct 31 2017

s2033

Senate Finance Committee

0 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the deduction for living expenses incurred by members of Congress.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. - Oct 31 2017

Oct 26 2017

s2014

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to require greater transparency for Federal regulatory decisions that impact small businesses.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Oct 26 2017

Sep 12 2017

s1791

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the "Former Presidents Act of 1958", with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a former President, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Feb 26 2018

Jul 27 2017

sres234

Senate Armed Services Committee

25 cosponsors

A resolution recognizing the Sailors and Marines who sacrificed their lives for ship and shipmates while fighting the devastating 1967 fire onboard USS Forrestal and, during the week of the 50th anniversary of the tragic event, commemorating the efforts of those who survived.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6773) - Oct 24 2017

Jun 28 2017

s1461

Senate Armed Services Committee

0 cosponsors

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility of certain former members of the Armed Forces who are medically retired and who are entitled to hospital insurance benefits under Medicare part A by reason of previous entitlement to social security disability insurance benefits to enroll in the TRICARE program regardless of whether such members decline enrollment under Medicare part B, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. - Jun 28 2017

Jun 26 2017

s1427

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

2 cosponsors

A bill to provide States with the option of applying for and receiving temporary waivers for the States to experiment with new approaches that integrate Federal programs in order to provide more coordinated and holistic solutions to families in need, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Jun 26 2017