News Releases

10.22.2021

WASHINGTON – Ahead of Attorney General Merrick Garland’s scheduled testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week, Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is renewing questions about inappropriate political influence in the Biden administration’s recent changes to the nation’s strategy to combat domestic terrorism and violent crime....

10.22.2021

Q&A: OTC Hearing AidsWith U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Q: Will more affordable hearing aids approved by the FDA be available soon?   A: I’ve got good news for Iowans who’ve been waiting too long for less expensive, over-the-counter hearing aids to reach the marketplace. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), nearly 38 million...

10.21.2021

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today joined Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and several colleagues to introduce the Prohibiting IRS Financial Surveillance Act. This legislation will prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from implementing Democrats’ plan to give the agency access to transaction information of virtually every...

Remarks

10.21.2021

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaDemocrats Child Tax Credit will Limit Opportunities for Families to Get AheadThursday, October 21, 2021VIDEO A little over 25 years ago, a Democrat President and a Republican Congress came together, to quote former President Clinton, “end welfare as we know it.” On a bipartisan basis...

10.21.2021

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaPass the EAGLES Act to Help Stop Targeted ViolenceThursday, October 21, 2021VIDEO I’d like to talk about preventing acts of mass violence. Just earlier today, the shooter at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy in Parkland, Florida, pleaded guilty to multiple counts of first degree...

10.19.2021

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaThe Media Misrepresented the Republican Trump Investigative Report  Tuesday, October 19, 2021VIDEO I’d like to discuss the media’s complete misrepresentation of the Republican report on Senator Durbin’s Trump investigation, in which my staff participated in accordance with committee...

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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