WASHINGTON DC (March 5, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley:


An independent judiciary is one of the cornerstones of our democracy.

Judges serve lifetime appointments, free from political pressure, so they can render impartial judgment without fear of retribution.

Yesterday, unfortunately, our country took a step in the wrong direction with the Democratic Leader’s comments.

WASHINGTON DC (March 4, 2020) — Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley’s and Joni Ernst’s regional directors will hold traveling office hours in seven counties across Iowa next week. Iowans are invited to stop by during the scheduled hours to seek assistance or share concerns regarding agriculture-specific matters and federal policy. Sens Grassley and Ernst are represented by their regional directors and will not be in attendance.

WASHINGTON DC (March 4, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley:


For Iowa History Month, I want to recognize the role Iowa’s veterans have played in our history.

For instance, in the Civil War, Iowa sent over 75,000 soldiers to fight for the Union, the most per capita of any state.

Iowa has kept that tradition of service, and I often have the pleasure of meeting our veterans.

WASHINGTON DC (March 3, 2020) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) are calling on stakeholders to submit data and findings on factors contributing to poor maternal-health outcomes in the United States. The Senate Finance Committee leaders are also requesting specific, evidence-based solutions to address those factors and improve maternal health.

WASHINGTON DC (March 3, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley:


The bill before us supports clean energy and emerging technologies, so this is the perfect opportunity to update an outdated aspect related to a legacy energy source.

Senator [Tom] Udall and I have an amendment that will close a loophole in federal energy policy.

WASHINGTON DC (March 2, 2020) — Prepared Remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee, National MS Society Conference:


Thanks for having me. It’s an honor to be given your Senator of the Year award.

Multiple Sclerosis is an unpredictable disease.

According to the experts here at the National MS Society, there are nearly 1 million people living with MS in the United States.

Q: Why is farm safety an issue important to you?

WASHINGTON DC (February 27, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley:


As Iowa farmers count down the days to get in the fields, baseball fans are counting down the days for that first pitch to cross the plate.

As a farmer and a baseball fan, hope springs eternal.

However, we’ve gotten wind that Major League Baseball is throwing local clubs a curve ball.

WASHINGTON DC (February 26, 2020) — Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley and Joni Ernst (both R-IA) joined Sen Roger Wicker (R-MS) and 68 of their colleagues in introducing a resolution honoring former US Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels. This week marks 150 years since Revels was sworn in as a US senator from Mississippi. He was the first African-American to serve in Congress.

WASHINGTON DC (February 26, 2020) — Prepared remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee, Credit Union National Association’s 2020 Governmental Affairs Conference:


Good morning, and thank you for the invitation to speak. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to hear from the CEOs of many credit unions from across the state of Iowa.