DES MOINES, IOWA (December 11, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds, Iowa Department of Public Health (DPH), and the Iowa Department of Education (DOE) launched a new vaping awareness and prevention campaign aimed at informing teens about the reality of vaping and its consequences, and helping parents know how to address the issue and protect their kids.

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]:

 

 

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 10, 2019) — Boasting Tchaikovsky’s glorious score, Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa present The Nutckracker in style. Whether this is your first Nutcracker or your fiftieth, the holidays will not be complete without a visit to the Historic Adler Theatre to cheer on Clara and her prince as they battle the fearsome Rat King, and travel through the magical Land of Snow to the Sugar Plum Fairy’s Kingdom of the Sweets.

WASHINGTON DC (December 10, 2019) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) today released the following statement regarding the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body losing its quorum and therefore the ability to hear or rule on appeals.

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victim may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated, but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”— CS Lewis

WASHINGTON DC (December 10, 2019) — A national campaign on Facebook designed to empower people to break the stigma and shame associated with seeking treatment for opioid-use disorder begins today with a video campaign featuring Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 10, 2019) — Each year, Augustana College athletes are selected by their head coaches to attend an athletic leadership program during the fall semester. These athletes have demonstrated leadership qualities already in their respective sports, and have the ability to learn and refine their skills through the program.

WASHINGTON DC (December 10, 2019) — Representative Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after a deal was reached on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Amazon is one of the largest companies in the world, boasting revenues of more than $230 billion last year. But last month, the company sued the US Department of Defense over a paltry potential  $10 billion spread over ten years.

Amazon lost out to Microsoft in bidding for the Pentagon's Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (yes, JEDI, because the most important part of a government program is coming up with a cool acronym) cloud-computing program.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 10, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement in response to the announced agreement in Congress that will move USMCA forward:

“Mexico and Canada are Iowa's top two trading partners and are critical to our economy. It’s why I have been calling on Congress to ratify USMCA for over a year.

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