Here is information about Senator Grassley’s schedule this week.  The Senate is in session.

Senator Grassley will meet with Iowans in Washington, D.C., from the American Physical Therapy Association, Iowa Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Iowa Professional Fire Fighters, Iowa Rural Water, Iowa Citizen Action Network, Iowa Association of Regional Councils, Iowa Alzheimer’s Association, Iowa Renewable Fuels and the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

Senator Grassley will meet with Iowa students visiting Washington, D.C., from the Forest City Boy Scouts, the University of Iowa Dental School, Whiting Community Schools and Clinton Community College.

Senator Grassley will meet with Iowa families visiting Washington, D.C., from Marshalltown, Ankeny, Urbandale, West Des Moines, Des Moines, Calmar, New Hampton, Sioux City, Waterloo, Oskaloosa and Cedar Falls.

Senator Grassley will be a guest on public affairs programs with Jim Fisher on WOC radio in Davenport and Trent Rice on KASI radio in Ames.

On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at 10 a.m. (ET), Senator Grassley will chair a Drug Caucus hearing on “Is the Department of Justice Adequately Protecting the Public from the Impact of State Recreational Marijuana Legalization?”

On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at 2:15 p.m. (ET), Senator Grassley will participate in a Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights hearing on “Section 5 and ‘Unfair Methods of Competition’: Protecting Competition or Increasing Uncertainty?”

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. (ET), Senator Grassley will participate in a Budget Committee hearing on “Budgeting Blind: The Unreliability of Federal Financial Data.”

On Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 10 a.m. (ET), Senator Grassley will preside over the weekly executive business meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The committee may consider  S. 247, the Expatriate Terrorist Act, sponsored by Senators Ted Cruz, Grassley, Mike Lee and Roy Blunt;  S. 2390, the Federal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2015, sponsored by Senators Grassley, Patrick Leahy, Orrin Hatch, Thom Tillis, Ron Wyden, Mark Kirk, Claire McCaskill, Ron Johnson and Ed Markey;  S.2613, the Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2016, sponsored by Senators Grassley, Chuck Schumer, Hatch and Dianne Feinstein; and  S.2614, Kevin and Avonte's Law of 2016, sponsored by Senators Schumer, Grassley and Tillis.  The committee may also consider the nominations of Elizabeth J. Drake to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade, Jennifer Choe Groves to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade, Gary Stephen Katzmann to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade and Clare E. Connors to be United States District Judge for the District of Hawaii.

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