WASHINGTON – Following U.S. Senator Joni Ernst’s (R–Iowa) appointment to Ranking Member of the Senate Small Business Committee, a number of business groups in Iowa and across the country announced their support for her leadership. "Senator Ernst has been a leader in the contracting space for small government contractors during her tenure on the Small Business Committee," said the Montgomery County (MD) Chamber of Commerce GovConNet Council. "We are excited about her new role as Ranking Member and look forward to working with her to improve federal contracting for small companies." Read the full press release here.