WASHINGTON DC (February 12, 2020) — Prepared opening statement by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee hearing on the President’s fiscal year 2021 budget:

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We are pleased to have Treasury Secretary Mnuchin here today to testify on the President’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal.

WASHINGTON DC (February 12, 2020) — Four members of the Senate Finance Committee have started probing the US Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) after numerous inspector-general audits and news reports raised questions about the adequacy of patient-safety standards, suggested thousands of available organs are not being used, and highlighted questionable financial practices of some organ-procurement organizations (OPOs).

WASHINGTON DC (February 12, 2020) – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley responded to Senate Democrats’ misleading and baseless letter on energy tax policies that ignores recent and longer-term history on how to successfully enact bipartisan green-energy policies.

WASHINGTON DC (February 12, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Chuck Grassley on the anniversary of the Parkland Shooting:

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This Friday marks the two year anniversary of the shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Seventeen innocent lives were lost at the hands of evil. We will never forget that tragic day.

WASHINGTON DC (February 11, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee:

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Since tax reform was enacted in 2017, our economy has grown and strengthened, with American families and businesses seeing real benefits. Unemployment rates have dropped dramatically, with unemployment among Hispanic, Latino, and African-American workers at record lows.

WASHINGTON DC (February 11, 2020) — Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced bipartisan legislation to require the military to establish a “Safe to Report” policy. According to a Department of Defense report, in fiscal year 2018, only 30% of sexual assaults in the military were reported.

WASHINGTON DC (February 11, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee:

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Yesterday, Sen Martha McSally announced her support for the bipartisan Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act.

Sen McSally and I worked together on several parts of the bill. Arizonans should know that Sen McSally’s leadership is making all the difference in moving this bill forward.

WASHINGTON DC (February 10, 2020) — Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) today endorsed Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley’s (R-IA) bipartisan Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act, growing the ranks of Senate Republican support.

WASHINGTON DC (February 10, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley will begin his annual tradition of holding question-and-answer sessions with Iowans in every county this year for the 40th year in a row on Friday, February 14, with meetings in Johnson County, Cedar County, and Jones County.

WASHINGTON DC (February 10, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley on the retirement of Evelyn Birkby:

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Today, I’d like to pay tribute to a remarkable Iowan. She’s one of the longest-serving newspaper columnists in America.

She has an uncommon work ethic, having never missed a deadline in seventy years.

Her weekly commentary in the Shenandoah Valley News blanketed her close-knit community in Southwest Iowa for seven decades.

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