Grassley Direct

I spoke with Kim Adams of the Denver Forum and Jesup Citizen Herald newspapers as well as Tom Cullen of the Storm Lake Times about agriculture appropriations and my advice to our nation's youth.

Q&A: Judiciary Committee Productivity

Q: How much work has the Judiciary Committee completed under Chairman Grassley?
Q: How does that compare to previous years?
Q: What has the Committee done to keep government accountable?

Quick Links

  • Due to continued consolidation, we’ve seen the livestock market become less competitive and increasingly troublesome for family farmers.  I’ve introduced legislation to address this problem. 
  • Financial exploitation is the most widespread form of elder abuse. This is unacceptable. I’m seeking answers on what can be done to prevent these crimes.
  • Law enforcement officers put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe. I was pleased that the Senate unanimously passed a resolution that I introduced alongside three other senators to honor the life and legacy of native Iowan, Officer Kerrie Orozco, of the Omaha Police Department.
  • The Senate passed my amendment boosting wind energy research. Wind energy is a great success in Iowa and nationwide.
  • TV host Dr. Phil briefed staff on the link between opioid abuse and foster care. I helped with the event as co-chair of the Caucus on Foster Youth.
  • We need to keep up with ever-changing drug cartels. The House and the Senate approved a bipartisan bill I coauthored that will combat transnational drug trafficking.
  • It's an exciting time for the Class of 2016. Find out what I'm doing to help students pay down their student debt upon graduation.

Post of the Week

Just heard about all of the important work the Iowa chapter of the ALS association does back at home

A photo posted by Chuck Grassley (@senatorchuckgrassley) on