Azar: I am a Big Supporter of the “Sunshine Act”…Transparency Is Extremely Helpful

Azar: Will Ensure that the [Medicaid Drug Rebate] Program is Improved

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa marked a series of policy and oversight accomplishments in 2017.

“Serving the people of Iowa as their United States Senator is my first priority and it’s an honor that I take seriously,” Grassley said. “As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and through my extensive oversight efforts, my work focuses on making government more transparent, efficient and accountable to Iowans and all Americans.”

Q: How will Congress build on the achievements from the first session of the 115th Congress?

Davenport, Iowa (January, 2018) – Northwest Plumbing, Heating & AC has been serving the Quad City area and beyond since 1923. This year, Northwest continues their tradition of giving away a brand new furnace with their 7 th annual “I Hate My Furnace” Contest. The contest will continue throughout the entire month of January and will conclude on February 4 th.

Q: What was the most significant achievement of the U.S. Senate in 2017?

State Housing Trust Fund Grants to Spur Affordable Housing

(DES MOINES) – The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today approved a total of $7.4 million in grants to 25 Local Housing Trust Funds to support local affordable housing initiatives which will assist more than 2,600 Iowa families. The funding is provided from the State Housing Trust Fund’s Local Housing Trust Fund program.

Below is the statement from the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) on today's White House announcement on Jerusalem where President Trump signed the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 into law


We all want to be the parents of successful children!  Iowa State University Extension of Scott County, with support from Scott County Kids, is sponsoring a parenting support and education program called, Parenting Successful Kids.  In January through April 2018 Parenting Successful Kids will feature a 4-part series on discipline.

Prepared Senate Floor Statement by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa

Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

Bipartisan Congressional Oversight

Delivered on December 6, 2017


Mr. President, I have been doing oversight of the executive branch for a very long time.

Blackhawk Chapter ABATE of Illinois, Inc held elections for the 2018 Board of Directors on Sunday December 10th, 2017. The results are as follows:

President: Jerry West

Vice President: Greg Dorr

Secretary: Lisa Nicoletto

Treasurer: Kelly Carlson

Membership Coordinator: Penny West

Activities Coordinator: Michael Brown

Public Relations Coordinator: Ken Cash

Legislative Coordinator: Tim Wassell