CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA –  Friday, April 6, 2018 -  Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today hosted a youth summit in Cedar Rapids which focused on the federal judiciary and its impact on daily lives. Students and educators from more than 20 schools throughout Northeast Iowa were in attendance to hear from and ask questions of Grassley, as well as Judge Michael J. Melloy of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and Chief Judge John Jarvey of the U.S.

Q:  Why is China targeting U.S. farm goods with double digit tariff proposals?

WASHINGTON – In a joint letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security, Senate and House Judiciary Committee chairmen Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and former Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) urged the swift implementation of regulations that would drastically curtail the amount of fraud and abuse that has become common in the EB-5 regional center program.

 
 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, a lifelong family farmer and member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today issued the following statement regarding China’s second wave of tariffs targeting U.S. commodities, including soybeans, which were announced in retaliation to the Administration’s tariffs on Chinese products.

Senator Charles Grassley, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

Hearing Titled: “See Something, Say Something: Oversight of the Parkland Shooting and legislative Proposals to Improve School Safety”

March 14, 2018

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Grassley, Senators Celebrate Home Visiting Program Reauthorization with Actress Jennifer Garner

When President Donald Trump was inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2017, our federal courts had more than 100 vacancies, including one for the United States Supreme Court. As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I was pleased that President Trump intended to nominate our country’s most talented men and women in the legal profession to the federal bench.

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) last night provided notice of a committee hearing to take place on March 14, 2018, to focus on the tragic shooting that occurred in Parkland, Florida. Grassley publicly noted his intent to hold this hearing during the committee’s executive business meeting last week.

Prepared Statement for the Senate Record by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa

Co-Chairman of the Senate Baltic Freedom Caucus

Submitted on March 7, 2018

 

The Senate Baltic Freedom Caucus has been without a Republican co-chair.

 

This is a critical time to show solidarity with our Baltic allies given Russian aggression against Ukraine starting in 2014, following on Russian military intervention in the Republic of Georgia in 2008.

 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst of Iowa are demanding answers from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regarding their national review of all VA health care provider licenses in order to certify that no doctors have been hired illegally.

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