WASHINTON DC (March 13, 2020)  Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) today released an analysis from the independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) regarding the updated version of their bipartisan Pre

WASHINGTON DC (March 13, 2020) — Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) pressed the Justice Department (DOJ) to provide details on specific reforms being implemented to avoid a repeat of its drawn-out and opaque investigation of US Park Police’s fatal shooting of Bijan Ghaisar.

WASHINGTON DC (March 12, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley:

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Last week, I introduced an amendment to the American Energy Innovation Act.

This amendment addresses a critical shortcoming with the whistleblower protections currently available to the power-sector employees responsible for maintaining and securing our nation’s electric grid.

WASHINGTON DC (March 12, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley:

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Iowa has had 14 presumptive cases of COVID-19.

My staff and I remain in constant communication with federal agencies to ensure that the federal government is properly managing emerging threats to public health.

I’m also in regular touch with the Iowa Department of Public Health, which is meeting daily with its partners to share information with Iowans.

WASHINGTON DC (March 11, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), a senior member and former chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, joined Sen Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) to introduce legislation to encourage the adoption of law-enforcement peer-counseling programs and protect the privacy of federal officers who participate.

WASHINGTON DC (March 11, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley today issued a warning to all 77 colleges, universities and school districts with known active Confucius Institutes on campus: Know who you’re dealing with. Sen Grassley is urging each school to request an FBI briefing to fully understand the academic research and national-security threats posed by the Chinese government-backed organizations operating on campus.

 

WASHINGTON DC (March 10, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley today met with Mayor Robert Gallagher, Aldermen Frank Baden, Lisa Brown, Jerry Sechser, Scott Naumann, and Scott Webster, and City Administrator Decker Ploehn during their visit to Washington DC for the League of Cities conference.

WASHINGTON DC (March 10, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley will hold town meetings in Hamilton County on Tuesday, March 17, Kossuth and Boone counties on Wednesday, March 18, and Grundy County on Thursday, March 19, as a part of his annual 99-county meetings.

WASHINGTON DC (March 10, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley:

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As many Iowans know, I have always loved history.

That’s why I am glad to recognize March as Iowa History Month.

Since becoming a state in 1846, Iowa has raised one president and four Nobel laureates and is home to over 2,000 locations on the National Register of Historic Places.

WASHINGTON DC (March 9, 2020) Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley:

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Last Saturday marked an incredible milestone for Make-a-Wish Iowa.

At their event in Dubuque, this organization granted its 4,000th wish to Michael, aged 15, from Oelwein. He received a trailer for transporting show cattle.

This is an amazing achievement for Make-a-Wish, which is dedicated to bringing joy to the critically ill children of Iowa.

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