WASHINGTON DC (July 28, 2019) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth, released the following statement on a new initiative announced by US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to target housing assistance to young people aging out of foster care who are at extreme risk of homelessness.

WASHINGTON DC (July 26, 2019) – Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley will hold town meetings in Sac County on August 5 and Cherokee County on August 6 as a part of his annual 99 county meetings.

“Representative government is a two-way street. You can’t have representative government without dialogue between elected officials and the people we represent. I appreciate the opportunity to hold town meetings, answer questions and take comments from Iowans,” Sen Grassley said.

WASHINGTON DC (July 25, 2019) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) released the following statement on the broad, bipartisan passage of the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act, which he co-authored with Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR).

WASHINGTON DC (July 24, 2019) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee, re tax-extenders benefit individuals, green energy, and more:

 

For the past week there have been ongoing discussions between congressional leadership and the Administration relating to an agreement on budget caps and raising the debt limit. Those discussions produced an agreement that was announced Monday night.

WASHINGTON DC (July 25, 2019) — Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are seeking information from Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on the use of solitary confinement following recent allegations of misuse. In a letter today to Acting ICE Director Matthew Albence, the Senators note recent inspector general reports that highlighted deficiencies by some ICE field offices in properly reporting and documenting the use of solitary confinement.

WASHINGTON DC (July 24, 2019) — Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), the chairman and vice chairman of the Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus, today announced the addition of three new senators to the caucus’ ranks. The new members include Sens Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), bringing total membership to fourteen senators.

WASHINGTON DC (July 24, 2019) — Prepared opening remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee, re Hearing on Treasury, Tax Court Nominations:

 

This morning, we first will hear from Brent McIntosh, who is nominated to be Treasury Under-Secretary for International Affairs. This position has a broad portfolio that includes working with many multi-national organizations such as the World Bank and the IMF.

WASHINGTON DC (July 24, 2019) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley on the EB-5 Program:

 

I want to talk about the new rule that the Department of Homeland Security published in the Federal Register today to finally bring some needed reforms to the EB-5 green card program.

WASHINGTON DC (July 23, 2019) — Contrary to assertions by the EPA, the Energy Department confirmed in a letter to Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley that the EPA has issued so-called “economic hardship” exemptions under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to small refineries, often owned by billion-dollar oil companies, ev

WASHINGTON DC (July 23, 2019) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley on Consistent Oversight:

 

On April 8, 2019, I came to the floor to speak about the end of the Special Counsel’s investigation.

Now that Special Counsel [Robert] Mueller is set to testify tomorrow, I’d like to reiterate several points I made in that speech that I believe are still relevant today.

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