Grassley will meet with young Iowans participating in the National 4-H Conference. The 4-Hers are from Ankeny, Burlington, Fort Dodge and Lake Mills.
Grassley will meet with a young Iowan from Belle Plaine who is participating in the Close-Up program, which helps students increase their knowledge of government and citizenship.
Grassley will also meet with young Iowans from Clinton (Prince of Peace Academy); Eldridge (North Scott High School); and New Vienna (Beckman Senior High School. The students are participating in the National Young Leaders Conference. During the conference, students visit with policy makers and other leaders in an effort to hone their understanding of current events and political issues. Additionally, students take part in group discussion and decision-making exercises to prepare them for leadership roles.
· On Monday, March 22 at 2 p.m. (CT), Grassley met with community leaders from the Council Bluffs area. The Iowans are in Washington, D.C. to meet with members of Congress about the community's priorities in the upcoming appropriations process as well as other legislative initiatives.
· On Tuesday, March 23 at 8 p.m. (CT), Grassley will host a live, interactive telephone town hall meeting with Iowans. Grassley will answer questions from constituents for the duration of the program which is expected to last approximately one hour.
· On Wednesday, March 24 at 8:30 a.m. (CT), Grassley will participate in a Senate Agriculture Committee mark-up. The committee will consider the "Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010."
· On Thursday, March 25 at 9 a.m. (CT), Senator Grassley will participate in a Senate Judiciary Committee executive business meeting.