CANTON, MISSOURI (December 12, 2019) — Congratulations to Kaden Schneider on being accepted into Culver-Stockton College's incoming class for fall 2020. Schneider, who is from Muscatine, Iowa, and is a senior at Louisa-Muscatine HS, also was awarded the Hilltop Scholarship, a $10,000 per year scholarship for four years. This scholarship is awarded based upon academic credentials and is renewable provided the student remains in good academic standing.

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.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 11, 2019) —

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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) — Representative Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the House passed the conference report to the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep Loebsack, a former member the House Armed Services Committee, helped incorporate several provisions in this year’s legislation that will help create jobs here at home, increase defense research, and strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal.

 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 11, 2019) — In April 2013, Mary Pruess was named General Manager of WQPT, Quad Cities PBS. During her tenure, WQPT moved offices, restructured master control and programming, and continued with a focus on the creation of local television-programming, to be aired along with PBS programming. As Mary put it, “We are creating a new way of being a public broadcasting station.”

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.

 

WHEATON, ILLINOIS (December 11, 2019) — Wheaton College student Lindsay Danielson performed in "Through His Own Redeeming Love," the 2019 Christmas Festival presented by the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music. Danielson, of Bettendorf, Iowa, sang alto in the Concert Choir.

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, D.C. – Today, Reps Dave Loebsack (IA-02), Abby Finkenauer (IA-01), and Cindy Axne (IA-03) sent a letter to Russell Vought, the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), as well as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, and President Trump, about the EPA’s October supplemental proposed rule regarding the reallocation of Small Refinery Exemptions (SRE) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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