Joni Ernst

Iowa Dem Hits Ernst for Taking Pharma Money, Takes Pharma Lobbyist Money

Theresa Greenfield’s most recent financial disclosure reveals at least $17,500 from big pharma lobbyists

The Democratic establishment's pick to challenge Republican senator Joni Ernst in Iowa took aim at her this week for receiving contributions from the pharmaceutical industry. But her own disclosures show she received big cash from the industry's top lobbyists.

Ernst, Lee Announce Paid Family Leave Proposal

CRADLE Act would give new parents paid time off out of Social Security funds

Sens. Joni Ernst (R., Iowa) and Mike Lee (R., Utah) fired their opening volley Tuesday in what is likely to be a spirited congressional debate about implementing paid family leave (PFL) across the United States.