WASHINGTON DC (May 27, 2020) — Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) today sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting clarification on its temporary policy for the manufacture of alcohol-based hand-sanitizer products during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WASHINGTON DC (May 22, 2020) — The Senate passed a resolution by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth, recognizing May as National Foster Care Month.

WASHINGTON DC (May 22, 2020) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced a bill to protect recovery payments provided in the recent CARES Act pandemic response legislation from garnishment by private debt collectors.

Q: What policies are you pursuing to help older Americans, especially during the pandemic?

WASHINGTON DC (May 20, 2020) – Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced legislation to support biofuel producers negatively affected by the pandemic.

WASHINGTON DC (May 18, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), a longtime advocate for inspectors-general and government oversight across political party and administration, today renewed his call for a detailed written explanation for President Trump’s announced termination of inspectors-general.

WASHINGTON DC (May 18, 2020) — A bipartisan group of senators led by Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) today introduced legislation to boost oversight of trillions in tax-payer-funded pandemic relief by helping the special watchdog quickly onboard critical oversight staff. The Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery Expedited Hiring Authority Act allows the office to bypass the lengthy government hiring process to so it can quickly ramp up oversight operations.

Q: What’s your message for Iowans during Foster Care Month?

WASHINGTON DC (May 14, 2020) — The Senate last night passed a bipartisan resolution supported by Sen Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) commemorating National Police Week 2020. The resolution honors the selfless dedication and sacrifice made by law-enforcement officers across the country to protect and serve American communities.

WASHINGTON DC (May 12, 2020) — Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), and Cory Booker (D-NJ), lead authors and sponsors of the First Step Act — landmark criminal-justice reform legislation — today submitted a bipartisan Amicus Brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in United States of America v Alan L Mapuatuli, a case related to the reduction of the second-strike and third-strike drug mandatory-minimums. 

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