WASHINGTON DC (March 24, 2020) — Amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, former Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), the lead authors of the bipartisan First Step Act (FSA), led 12 of their colleagues in a bipartisan letter pressing the Trump Administration to take necessary steps to protect the health and well-being of federal prison staff and inmates in Federal custody, particularly by using their authority unde

WASHINGTON DC (March 20, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking that he promptly grant Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ request for an expedite

WASHINGTON DC (March 20, 2020) — Prepared Remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, United States Senate President Pro Tempore:


On September 11, 2001, America was attacked by evil.

Thousands of our countrymen were murdered by terrorists.

In an instant, the nation was gripped with fear and anxiety.

And as our buildings burned, we mourned the loss of our fellow Americans.

But as we mourned, we also united as a country.

WASHINGTON DC (March 19, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee:


As Americans continue to do their part to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, we are doing our part to support them, their families, and their businesses.

WASHINGTON DC (March 19, 2020) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), along with Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-SD) and Sens Tim Scott (R-SC), Rob Portman (R-OH), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Mitt Romney (R-UT), today released tax-policy recommendations for the “Phase 3” congressional response to the economic impact of the coronavirus.

WASHINGTON DC (March 18, 2020)  Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) issued the following comments on Congressional work responding to the novel coronavirus. The Senate passed the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act and it is now on its way to President Donald Trump to be signed into law.

WASHINGTON DC (March 17, 2020) — Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Jon Tester (D-MT) sent a letter to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue recommending they clarify an ambiguous proposed rule regarding the undue and reasonable preferences provision of the Packers and Stockyards Act.

WASHINGTON DC (March 17, 2020) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley today released the following statement regarding an announcement from the Department of the Treasury that individuals and corporations may defer tax payments to the IRS for up to 90 days without incurring interest or penalties. Taxpayers will still be required to file but payments may be deferred.

WASHINGTON DC (March 16, 2020) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley issued the following comments on Congressional work responding to the novel coronavirus.

WASHINGTON DC (March 16, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) today joined Sen Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce the Securing All Livestock Equitably (SALE) Act.

“In any industry, accountability is important. The SALE Act will make sure both livestock dealers and farmers are protected moving forward without negatively impacting their bottom line,” Sen Grassley said.