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Congressman Joni Ernst from Iowa

Profile for Senator Joni Ernst from Iowa

Congressman Joni  Ernst
Republican
Next Election: 2026
Joni Ernst
Iowa
202-224-3254

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Latest Announcements:

Sep 21 2021 - 1:00 PM

After Bipartisan Bill is Blocked on Senate Floor, Ernst, Hassan Continue Push for Global War on Terrorism Memorial

Sep 21 2021 - 1:00 PM

Ernst: Iowans Disapprove of President Bidens Afghanistan Withdrawal, Tax-and-Spending Spree

Latest Votes:

Sep 21 2021

Voted No On the Motion to Discharge on PN116

Rohit Chopra, of the District of Columbia, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection for a term of five years

Sep 21 2021

Voted No On the Nomination on PN396

Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $27,693,029
Individual $21,793,213
PAC & SuperPac $2,723,059
Disbursements: $28,527,764
Individual Refunds $98,506
Committee Refunds $16,500
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $528,415

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

sconres15 - Sep 15 2021

A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the withdrawal of Armed Forces from Afghanistan does not undermine or diminish the sacrifice, efforts, and accomplishments of the members of the Armed Forces, diplomats, humanitarians, allies, and partners.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
12

sconres15 - Sep 15 2021

A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the withdrawal of Armed Forces from Afghanistan does not undermine or diminish the sacrifice, efforts, and accomplishments of the members of the Armed Forces, diplomats, humanitarians, allies, and partners.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
12

s2487 - Jul 27 2021

A bill to prohibit the provision of Federal assistance to transit and rail projects with significant cost overruns and that are projected to lose money, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2345 - Jul 14 2021

A bill to require the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center to submit a report on the withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Afghanistan, and for other purposes.

Senate Intelligence (Select) Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2176 - Jun 22 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that floor plan financing includes the financing of certain trailers and campers.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2074 - Jun 16 2021

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

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2056 - Jun 15 2021

A bill to require agencies to notify the Director of the Office of Management and Budget when the agency suspends or terminates a Federal award, and for other purposes.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1528 - May 10 2021

A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, to repeal certain limits on leave for married individuals employed by the same employer.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres192 - Apr 29 2021

A resolution expressing support for the designation of May 2021 as "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month".

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres192 - Apr 29 2021

A resolution expressing support for the designation of May 2021 as "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month".

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1357 - Apr 22 2021

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the National Institutes of Health to make awards to outstanding scientists, including physician-scientists, to support researchers focusing on pediatric research, including basic, clinical, translational, or pediatric pharmacological research, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
5

s760 - Mar 16 2021

A bill to require recipients of Federal funds to disclose information relating to programs, projects, or activities carried out using the Federal funds.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

s636 - Mar 9 2021

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.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

s636 - Mar 9 2021

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.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
6

s535 - Mar 2 2021

A bill to authorize the location of a memorial on the National Mall to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed Forces that served on active duty in support of the Global War on Terrorism, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
8

sres71 - Feb 24 2021

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that aliens convicted of drunk driving offenses qualify as a public safety threat for the purposes of immigration enforcement.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres71 - Feb 24 2021

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that aliens convicted of drunk driving offenses qualify as a public safety threat for the purposes of immigration enforcement.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres17 - Jan 27 2021

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that clean water is a national priority and that the April 21, 2020, Navigable Waters Protection Rule should not be withdrawn or vacated.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
25

sres17 - Jan 27 2021

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that clean water is a national priority and that the April 21, 2020, Navigable Waters Protection Rule should not be withdrawn or vacated.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
25

s21 - Jan 22 2021

A bill to extend the period of the temporary authority to extend contracts and leases under the ARMS Initiative.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4952 - Dec 2 2020

A bill to establish a grant program to expand the domestic production of certain medical supplies.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4596 - Sep 16 2020

A bill to provide tax relief for persons affected by certain 2020 disasters.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
4

s4564 - Sep 10 2020

A bill to authorize the location of a memorial on the National Mall to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed Forces that served on active duty in support of the Global War on Terrorism, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4383 - Jul 30 2020

A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to make projects that directly or indirectly increase the accessibility of affordable, quality child care eligible for certain grants, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4213 - Jul 20 2020

A bill to exclude from income and payroll taxes compensation received by front-line employees during the COVID-19 emergency.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4221 - Jul 20 2020

A bill to provide for grants to support the provision of child care by reopening and maintaining the operation of child care programs.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
9

s4085 - Jun 25 2020

A bill to make certain States and political subdivisions of States ineligible to receive Federal finance assistance, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
3

s4027 - Jun 22 2020

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to require Members of Congress, spouses of Members of Congress, and employees of Congress who receive a loan under the paycheck protection program to submit a financial disclosure form.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3617 - May 6 2020

A bill to require payment of hazardous duty pay for members of the Armed Forces performing duty in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3628 - May 6 2020

A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for purchasing dogs and cats from wet markets in China, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3586 - Mar 25 2020

A bill to reduce Federal spending and fund the acquisition of unexpired personal protective equipment (including face masks) for the strategic national stockpile by terminating taxpayer financing of Presidential election campaigns.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3267 - Feb 11 2020

A bill to provide adequate information about excessive Federal spending, and for other purposes.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres494 - Feb 10 2020

A resolution denouncing female genital mutilation or cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
6

sres494 - Feb 10 2020

A resolution denouncing female genital mutilation or cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
6

s3225 - Jan 21 2020

A bill to reduce Federal spending and the deficit by terminating taxpayer financing of Presidential election campaigns.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3185 - Jan 14 2020

A bill to prohibit the payment of bonuses to contractors for unsatisfactory performance.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3066 - Dec 17 2019

A bill to provide for an advisory committee for the prevention of sexual misconduct in the Coast Guard, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2970 - Dec 3 2019

A bill to improve the fielding of newest generations of personal protective equipment to the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2920 - Nov 20 2019

A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
10

s2845 - Nov 13 2019

A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, to repeal certain limits on leave for married individuals employed by the same employer.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3