Press Release

February 2, 2023
Cardin Welcomes Ernst as Senate Small Business Committee Ranking Member

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, today congratulated Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) on her new position as Ranking Member. 

“Senator Ernst knows the importance of supporting our small businesses and entrepreneurs,” said Senator Cardin. “I look forward to working with her and continuing the tradition of bipartisanship in the committee in support of our small businesses. America’s entrepreneurs, especially in underserved communities, are looking for critical start-up guidance and support to help them keep their doors open. In collaboration with Senator Ernst, we will aim to deliver essential resources that will help these small businesses grow. America’s small business owners and entrepreneurs deserve the best.”