News Releases

09.17.2021

Q&A: Afghan Drug Trade and Fentanyl With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Q: Why is it important to strengthen enforcement of synthetic fentanyl? A: Deaths and illnesses from COVID-19 have caused immeasurable pain and suffering among American families for more than a year. The pandemic is distressing our economy, supply chains and schools, causing continued...

09.17.2021

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley’s (R-Iowa) regional directors based in Council Bluffs, Davenport and Cedar Rapids will hold traveling office hours in 21 counties around Iowa throughout September and October. Iowans seeking assistance regarding a personal issue with a federal agency or wishing to share views on matters of federal policy may stop by during...

09.17.2021

BUTLER COUNTY, IOWA – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is calling on Attorney General Merrick Garland to reexamine the Justice Department’s and FBI’s mishandling of its investigation into sexual abuse of young athletes by disgraced Olympic physician Larry Nassar. At a Judiciary Hearing this week, survivors of...

Remarks

09.15.2021

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaOn President Biden's Afghanistan FailuresWednesday, September 15, 2021VIDEO Today, I want to speak to the extraordinary courage, bravery and patriotism that the men and women in our Armed Forces showed the world – yet again – in the last several months in Afghanistan.  They were placed in...

09.15.2021

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaThe Border Crisis is Fueling Fentanyl DeathsWednesday, September 15, 2021VIDEO Border security’s one of the government’s most important responsibilities. A sovereign, successful nation’s self-determination and safety depend upon it. We’re no exception.  Our border security rests...

09.14.2021

HISTORY: As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2017, Grassley convened the first congressional hearing on protecting young athletes from sexual abuse, and co-authored legislation requiring amateur athletic organizations to report instances of sexual abuse. He also conducted oversight into the U.S. Olympic Committee’s...

Commentary

09.15.2021

The chairman of the Senate Budget Committee came to Iowa recently to pitch the Democrats’ partisan $4.2 trillion budget blueprint. Senate Democrats passed the plan in a party line vote during a marathon session that stretched into the wee hours of August 11. When college students pull all-nighters, they’re cramming to pass a test. When Majority Leader...

08.11.2021

As former chairman and taxpayer watchdog serving on the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, I’m girding for my next dogfight. President Biden has set his sights on enacting a new death tax on top of the existing estate tax. Yes, it’s as unfair as it sounds. The Democrats want to reach into the grave and tax Americans’ lifelong savings to pay...

07.19.2021

ICYMI: 2020 Saw a Scary Increase in U.S. Drug Overdoses. We Must Take National Action to Help Communities at Risk By Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Dianne Feinstein of CaliforniaTIME The rate of drug overdoses in the U.S. accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, worsening an existing public health crisis, and the numbers are staggering. The Centers for...

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