Attorneys General: sexual harassment victims have a right to their day in court

(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller today joined a bipartisan coalition of 56 states and territories in urging Congress to end secret, forced arbitration in cases of workplace sexual harassment.

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Sen. Joni Ernst, today released the following joint statement regarding the nomination of C.J. Williams to serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa based in Cedar Rapids.

DES MOINES - Another tax scam has surfaced, prompting alerts from the Iowa Department of Revenue (IDR) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

One fifth of U.S. Senate now cosponsors of Grassley-Durbin legislation                                                                                                                

A joint investigation, involving daytime residential burglaries in Bettendorf, Davenport, and rural Scott County, has resulted in the arrest of two suspects. Kalandis Rashird McNeil Sr. and Erica Elizabeth Kauer were both arrested on 02/07/18 in Bettendorf, after a Bettendorf Police Officer observed them in the act of burglarizing a residence.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with victims’ rights advocates, law enforcement members, elected county officials and legislators, launched a campaign on Monday to place a constitutional amendment creating equal rights for victims on Iowa’s ballot.

WASHINGTON – A recent poll, commissioned by the Justice Action Network and conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, indicates overwhelming support for reforms to America’s criminal justice system.

Prepared Statement by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa

Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

Hearing on “Beneficial Ownership: Fighting Illicit International Financial Networks Through Transparency”

February 6, 2018

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Prepared Floor Statement by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa

Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

In support of the nomination of David Stras to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

January 29, 2018

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The National Council for Home Safety and Security is happy to announce their ranking of the Safest Cities in Iowa for 2018. The top ten are:

1. Norwalk

2. Pella

3. North Liberty

4. Johnston

5. Ankeny

6. Urbandale

7. Ames

8. Marion

9. Boone

10. Cedar Falls

For more information: https://www.alarms.org/safest-cities-in-iowa-2018

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