Grassley ranks as ‘most effective lawmaker’ in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON — Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, earned the top spot as the “most effective lawmaker” in the U.S. Senate for the 115th Congress, according to a nonpartisan analysis conducted by the Center for Effective Lawmaking.

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Senator Grassley is working as hard as ever to represent Iowans in the United States Senate. On opening day of the 116th Congress, Senator Grassley was sworn in as Senate president pro tempore, one of only three constitutional offices authorized in the nation’s founding charter. Iowa’s Chuck Grassley now serves in the presidential line of succession. One of the responsibilities of this leadership position includes opening the Senate for business. Iowans who watch C-Span2 may watch Senator Grassley join the Senate chaplain for the opening prayer and lead the Pledge of Allegiance. Senator Grassley also took up the reins of the powerful Senate Finance Committee. From this influential position, Senator Grassley has set an agenda that includes lowering the price of prescription drugs, opening up markets for U.S. goods and services, examining nursing home care, strengthening retirement savings tools and expanding economic growth and prosperity for more Americans. In January, Senator Grassley launched his 40th consecutive year holding meetings, at least once, in Iowa’s 99 counties. Thanks for your continued support. Keep in touch!