Learn about the work Senator Ernst is doing in the U.S. Senate on the issues that matter most to you and see her positions on key pieces of legislation.
Growing up walking beans and feeding hogs on our family farm in southwest Iowa, I experienced firsthand the hard work that goes into production agriculture.
Iowans sent me to the Senate with a specific mission: Make Washington Squeal. And that’s exactly what I’ve been doing as your senator.
As a mother, I believe education should be handled at the state and local level, by Iowans, not Washington bureaucrats.
I support an all-of-the-above energy approach that increases America's domestic production and promotes energy independence.
Patients, families, and doctors know best what meets their needs, and they are the ones who should be in control of health care decisions, not Washington, D.C.
As a survivor of sexual assault and domestic violence, combatting these horrific crimes and ensuring survivors have the resources and support they need is one of my top priorities.
The clear charge of the federal government in the Constitution is the protection of the American people.
Small businesses are the backbone of our communities, and in Iowa they make up over 99 percent of all our employers.
I am a staunch defender of the Second Amendment and oppose efforts by the government to infringe upon this constitutional right.
One of the greatest honors of my life was to wear our nation’s uniform as a commander in the U.S. Army Reserve and Iowa Army National Guard. Today, as the first female combat veteran elected to the Senate, I stand by the same oath of office as when I first commissioned as an officer – to support and defend the Constitution of the United States.
Protecting life and the most vulnerable among us is the most important measure of any society.
Around 17% of Iowans are ages 65 and older, and it’s critical we support these folks and help them navigate the challenges they face.
Trade plays an important role in Iowa’s economy—over one in five jobs depend on international trade.