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Investment in ag research will improve crops and soils

I support partnering with our public universities and making investments in science, research and technology related to agriculture.

I support encouraging regenerative agriculture practices like incentivizing cover crops and reducing tillage.

Source: ScienceDebate.org on 2020 Iowa Senate race , Nov 3, 2020

COVID: Expand benefits for laid-off workers

Q: Opinion on COVID policy?

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: 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.

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

Raise minimum wage to $15 over time

Greenfield: No one can feed a family on $7.25 an hour and folks I talk to want to make more money and they want to work hard. I believe we need to move it up to $15 over time.
Source: Iowa Public Television transcript of 2020 Iowa Senate debate , Sep 28, 2020

Strengthen unions, they built the middle class

Unions built the middle class, and we should be working to strengthen their standing in our communities. When Theresa's first husband, a union electrical lineman, died in a workplace accident, his union helped Theresa and her kids land on their feet. Theresa is standing up for union rights and has been endorsed by local labor unions across Iowa representing thousands of workers.
Source: 2020 Iowa Senate campaign website GreenfieldForIowa.com , Jun 2, 2020

Supports a living wage; equal pay for equal work

Theresa supports a living wage, investing in our workforce, fighting for women to have equal opportunities and equal pay for equal work, and making sure people have the skills and tools they need to succeed in the 21st century workplace.
Source: 2020 Iowa Senate campaign website GreenfieldForIowa.com , Jun 2, 2020

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