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Joni Ernst on Families & Children

 

 


COVID: opposed paid sick leave

Q: Opinion on COVID policy?

Joni Ernst: Supports direct payments, tax credits for caregivers of adult dependents. Helped secure $383 million for Iowa hospitals and medical centers through CARES Act. Opposed paid sick leave.

Theresa Greenfield: Politicians bailed out big corporate donors and opposed paid sick leave. Prioritize "urgent economic relief to working families and small businesses," not large companies. Expand benefits for laid-off workers.

Joni Ernst: Praised vaccine investments and support of food supply chain. Said doctors may be exaggerating numbers of COVID-related deaths to secure higher reimbursements.

Theresa Greenfield: "It's unacceptable that politicians in Washington ignored warning signs and downplayed COVID-19 to the public." Need to "dramatically" ramp up manufacturing and distribution of vital medical supplies, support rural hospitals with help of military.

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Iowa Senate race , Oct 10, 2020

Pro-parental notification, according to CC survey.

Ernst supports the Christian Coalition survey question on parental notification

The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Parental Notification for Abortions by Minors ?' Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.

Source: CC Survey 20CC-1C on Sep 10, 2020

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