21st Century Cures Passes Senate with Ernst Support

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst voted in support of the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation that provides additional critical resources to support medical research and includes important reforms that will help patients and their families access new and innovative medicines and devices more quickly. The 21st Century Cures Act also authorizes funding for states to address the ongoing opioid crisis across […]

Ernst Statement on Branstad, Reynolds, and McMahon

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) issued a statement following President-elect Trump’s announcement that he has nominated Iowa Governor Terry Branstad to serve as the United States Ambassador to China and on Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds’ future role as Governor: “President-elect Trump has made an excellent choice in nominating Governor Terry Branstad as the United States […]

How to Survive When Holiday Dinner Talk Turns Political

“We respectfully agree to disagree” may be the mantra heard at many holiday gatherings across the country this week. Emotions still are charged for a lot of people after the presidential election, and those gathered around the Thanksgiving table may not have the same political viewpoints. Parisa Parsa, executive director of Essential Partners said everyone needs to ask […]