News Releases

01.14.2022

Q&A: How to Spot Human TraffickingWith U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Q: How has the pandemic impacted human trafficking? A: As we start the New Year and enter the third year of the pandemic, Americans are gripped with soaring inflation and strapped with higher bills for groceries, gas and housing. There’s also an insidious byproduct from the pandemic...

01.14.2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Representatives Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) announced that their bipartisan, bicameral resolution designating January as National Stalking Awareness Month has passed the Senate. Approximately 1 in 6 women in the U.S. have experienced stalking at some point...

01.13.2022

WASHINGTON – Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) are asking General Mark Milley to make good on his commitment to reconcile the apparent discrepancies between his alleged statements to authors of the book Peril and his testimony before Congress.  In Peril, a book published last year by authors Bob Woodward and...

Remarks

01.11.2022

Prepared Statement by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary CommitteeHearing on “The Domestic Terrorism Threat One Year After January6”Tuesday, January 11, 2022VIDEO A year ago, I gave a speech on the Senate floor. I asked my colleagues to join me in condemning all political violence. This includes the terrible assault on...

01.10.2022

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaThe Words Filibuster and Cloture are Not InterchangeableMonday, January 10, 2022VIDEO Senate procedure is complex enough that talking about it often trips up even senators who have been around for several years.  Reporters writing about the so-called “filibuster” often look to past...

01.10.2022

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaPutin Stands in the Way of Freedom for RussiansMonday, January 10, 2022VIDEO Russian dictator Vladimir Putin once famously called the collapse of the Soviet Union, “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century.” That tells you a lot. He regrets the collapse of the evil empire that...

Commentary

01.06.2022

On Friday, the Supreme Court will meet to decide whether to hear a case (NPPC & AFBF v. Ross, et al) that farmers in Iowa and nationwide will watch very closely. The case relates to California’s Proposition 12, a law that imposes stricter housing rules for food animals sold into the state.  This includes chickens, the eggs they lay, and other...

12.14.2021

ICYMI: Chuck Grassley: Boosting Small Businesses on Big TechBy Sen. Chuck Grassley of IowaDes Moines Register Today there are only a handful of dominant companies that control what Americans can buy, hear and say online. Big Tech has power over the economy that we haven’t seen in generations, perhaps ever, and it grows even larger, taking over yet more...

11.22.2021

ICYMI: Chuck Grassley: This National Adoption Month, consider foster care By Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ames Tribune  I encourage Iowans who are in a position to do so, to consider becoming foster parents to help kids in their community.  “What would happen if we said no?” Chris and Emily Norton asked themselves when they considered accepting their first...

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