WASHINGTON DC (December 16, 2019) — Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) Monday hailed the inclusion of their legislation to combat anticompetitive practices used by some brand-name pharmaceutical and biologic companies to block entry of lower-cost generic drugs in the domestic appropriations package filed today in the House.

Q: Why are you raising concerns about World Bank loans to China?

A: When I got wind the World Bank approved an over $1 billion a year plan to award China with low-interest loans through 2025, I raised a big red flag.

WASHINGTON DC (December 12, 2019) — The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee today approved Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley’s (R-IA) bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) as part of a broader package of child and family safety legislation, known as the CAPTA Reauthorization Act.

WASHINGTON DC (December 12, 2019) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley today released the following statement regarding passage in the House of Representatives of legislation to lower prescription drug prices.

WASHINGTON DC (December 12, 2019) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) today introduced the Increasing Opportunities for Former Foster Youth Act, bipartisan legislation to improve services for older youth aging out of the foster-care system.

WASHINGTON DC (December 11, 2019) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley released the following statement regarding his discussion and subsequent letter to Dan Halem, the Deputy Commissioner of Baseball Administration and Chief Legal Officer for Major League Baseball regarding their Iowa teams.

WASHINGTON DC (December 11, 2019) — Following reports of a questionable $50 million World Bank loan to a Chinese organization associated with the forcible internment of Chinese Uighur Muslims, Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Tom Cotton (R-AR), are introducing legislation to prevent such loans in the future.

WASHINGTON DC (December 11, 2019) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley's tribute to former Iowa Congressman Berkley Bedell:


I come to the floor today to pay tribute to an extraordinary Iowan with whom I shared a decades-long friendship.

Over this past weekend, former Iowa congressman Berkley Bedell passed away at age 98.

WASHINGTON DC (December 11, 2019) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy Chairman Rob Portman (R-OH), and Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-OH), issued the following joint statement after Finance Committee members received a bipartisan briefing on the health of multiemployer pensions plans.

WASHINGTON DC (December 10, 2019) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley on the Inspector General report on Russia investigation and FISA [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act]: