Prepared Floor Statement of Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa

Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

Veterans’ Second Amendment Rights Restoration Act of 2018

February 6, 2018



Mr. President,


ROCKFORD, IL (02/06/2018)-- Benjamin Greiner, a resident of Davenport, IA, was announced as a Distinguished Scholar at Rockford University.

Full-time students attending Rockford University were named Distinguished Scholars for the fall 2017 semester who earned at least a 3.75 GPA with no grades below "C" and completed all requirements for the semester.

A 2nd Snow Emergency Specific to Downtown and Hilltop in effect beginning 10pm Wed Feb 7th. Vehicles Parked on Posted Snow Routes will be ticketed and towed.

EVANSTON, Ill. - Today, at a press conference in Springfield, the Illinois chapter of the National Association of Social Workers announced their endorsement of Daniel Biss and Litesa Wallace for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the State of Illinois.

Children succeed when families do. Knowing this, Spring Forward is thrilled to partner with QC Marriage and Family Counseling to offer play groups at our Family Literacy Program.


Family Counselor Xochi Pannell and Parent Liason Lisa Viane lead the playgroups where families read, sing songs, and do arts and crafts together.


Quad Cities school districts have seen a small decline in the number of students who have been absent for too many days of the school year.

National-level research has found that students who miss even just 9 days of the school year have lower grades and score lower on standardized tests.


Search Underway to Find Former USS Intrepid Crew Members and Memorabilia for Special 75th Commissioning Anniversary Weekend

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced bipartisan legislation along with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) to restore veterans’ Second Amendment rights. Under current practice, once the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) assigns a fiduciary to help a veteran manage benefit payments, the VA will report that veteran’s name to the National Criminal Instant Background Check System (NICS), commonly known as the national gun ban list.

on Thursday, February 8, at 10AM Davenport Fire will host a media event to announce an upcoming smoke alarm initiative. The media event will take place at the Five Seasons Trailer Park, 5112 Fairmount.  At that time, Davenport Fire Lt.