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While Chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Senator Grassley served as an instrumental negotiator during passage of recent laws enacted to respond to the public health emergency and economic fall-out affecting Iowans.
In the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act, paid sick leave and paid family leave were increased to allow people to stay home and stop the spread of coronavirus. It included a payroll tax credit to fully cover costs to small-and medium-sized businesses.
The Senate passed the historic $2 trillion rescue bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to deliver urgent assistance to families, seniors, small businesses and hospitals.
Senator Grassley, chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal called for an expedited investigation to identify the products needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Grassley additionally is urging the IRS Watchdog to educate the public on CARES Act related scams.