Pass HEROES Act Now — Sen. Joni Ernst (IA)
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Grassroots Lobbying & Social Media Pressure

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst

Information on HEROES and Iowa

Talking Points

Education Funding

Direct Aid to State and Local Governments

Healthcare

Fact Sheet: “Key Funding Components of the HEROES Act for Iowa”

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On Their Watch

Social Media Shares

Community in Crisis

People in Iowa Need Relief Now

HEROES will give $3.4 Billion to Iowa, Stop Stalling Sen. Ernst

COVID-19 is hurting Iowa families…

Sen. Ernst voted to bailout corporations…

Senate’s vacationing. We need you acting, not relaxing, Sen. Ernst.

HEROES Highlights

Information on HEROES and Iowa

Talking Points

Education Funding

Direct Aid to State and Local Governments

Healthcare

Fact Sheet: “Key Funding Components of the HEROES Act for Iowa”

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On Their Watch

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Social Media Shares

Below are some sample social media posts you, your members and community allies can share to put pressure on Sen. Joni Ernst to pass the HEROES Act. You can mix-and-match the graphics and text samples—or write your own!

Community in Crisis

Twitter Sample Text #1:

Our communities in Iowa are in crisis. So why is @SenJoniErnst taking a #GOPVacation instead of passing the HEROES Act? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Twitter Sample Text #2:

Call @SenJoniErnst now and demand she support the #HEROESAct before the Senate clears out for the #GOPVacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Facebook Sample Text #1:

Our communities in Iowa are in crisis. So why is Sen. Joni Ernst taking GOP Vacation instead of passing the HEROES Act? Call her office today: ☎️ 833-868-8109

Facebook Sample Text #2:

Call Sen. Joni Ernst now and demand she support the HEROES Act before the Senate clears out for their GOP Vacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109

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People in Iowa Need Relief Now

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Why is @SenJoniErnst stalling when her constituents need help now? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Call @SenJoniErnst now and demand she support the #HEROESAct. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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People in Iowa want to protect essential workers, get relief to struggling families and protect our public schools. The House passed a bill that does all that. Why is @SenJoniErnst  stalling? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Facebook/Instagram Sample Text #1:

Why is Sen. Joni Ernst stalling when her constituents need help now? Call 833-868-8109 and ask her to pass the HEROES Act.

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People in Iowa want to protect essential workers, get relief to struggling families and protect our public schools. The House passed a bill that does all that. Why is Sen. Joni Ernst stalling?

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HEROES will give $3.4 Billion to Iowa, Stop Stalling Sen. Ernst

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What is @SenJoniErnst waiting for? ☎️ Call 833-868-8109 to tell her to act now! #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Why won’t you help Iowa get the relief we need @SenJoniErnst? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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What are you waiting for, @SenJoniErnst?

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What are you waiting for, Sen. Ernst?

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The HEROES Act will protect Iowa’s essential workers, provide direct cash assistance to struggling Iowa families and shore up Iowa’s schools and public services. What is Sen. Ernst waiting for? Call 833-868-8109 to demand she pass the HEROES Act.

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COVID-19 is hurting Iowa families…

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It’s time to help Iowa families, @SenJoniErnst. #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers  #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #2

Iowa families need help but @SenJoniErnst isn’t acting. Let's raise our voices and make sure she gets the message loud and clear that her constituents want action now! ☎️ Call 833-868-8109 #HeroesAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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You know what would help Iowa families, @SenJoniErnst? The #HEROESAct.

#ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Sen. Ernst: It’s time to stop playing politics and help Iowa families.

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Sen. Ernst could act now to help Iowa families. Why isn’t she demanding a vote on the HEROES Act?

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You know what would help Iowa families? The HEROES Act. Call 833-868-8109 to demand Sen. Ernst pass it.

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Sen. Ernst voted to bailout corporations…

Twitter Sample Text #1

Of course, @SenJoniErnst voted with the 💰💰💰. Isn’t it time she cast a vote for the rest of her constituents? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #2

.@SenJoniErnst, seems clear you’re happy to support big corporations. What do your constituents have to do to get you to vote for relief for us?  #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #3

Call 833-868-8109 to demand @SenJoniErnst start taking care of her constituents the way she does corporations. #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Come on, Sen. Ernst. If you can help corporations, can’t you help us too?

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Big corporate donors probably have a direct line, but we can call at 833-868-8109 to make sure Sen. Ernst hears from constituents who want inclusive relief for families, essential workers and teachers in Iowa.

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Senate’s vacationing. We need you acting, not relaxing, Sen. Ernst.

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🤦‍♀️Seems like a pretty bad time for a holiday, @SenJoniErnst #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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How is @SenateMajLdr’s Senate on vacation while people in Iowa are suffering? Why is @SenJoniErnst letting it happen? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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While @SenJoniErnst is on vacation, let’s call her office to make sure she hears that we expect more and better now! ☎️ 833-868-8109 #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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HEROES Highlights

Twitter Sample Text #1

It’s clear that @SenateMajLdr doesn’t care about getting relief to people in Iowa. But shouldn’t @SenJoniErnst?  ☎️ 833-868-8109 to demand she act now! #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #2

The HEROES Act would give everyone in Iowa real relief now. Why won’t @SenJoniErnst demand a vote on it in the Senate? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Facebook Sample Text #1

Every person in Iowa deserves real relief now. What is Sen. Ernst waiting for?

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The HEROES Act would give everyone in Iowa real relief now. Why won’t Sen. Ernst demand a vote on it in the Senate?

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Call Sen. Ernst at 833-868-8109 and demand a vote on the HEROES Act. People in Iowa are depending on her.

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