KMA Land: Ernst returns to Red Oak next week

By: Mike Peterson, January 17, 2019

Iowa Senator Joni Ernst next week kicks off another sweep of the state from [sic] where her political career started--Montgomery County.

Ernst's annual 99-county tour of Iowa begins with a town hall meeting in Red Oak Monday at 5 p.m. at the Red Oak National Guard Armory at 2001 G Avenue. Due to the continuing partial government shutdown, the Red Oak Republican would return to Washington if a vote in the U.S. Senate was necessary. In a recent conference call with reporters, Ernst stated she believes Congress should stay in session during the shutdown, and recalled her previous legislation designed to keep congressional representatives in Washington if a federal budget or important appropriations to keep the government operating aren't approved in a timely manner.

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