For Immediate ReleaseFriday, September 24, 2021 Avalanche of Endorsements Roll in from Iowa Leaders Ernst, Reynolds, Miller-Meeks, Hinson, Feenstra, Gregg, Naig, Pate Endorse Grassley on Re-Election Campaign Announcement Day BUTLER COUNTY, IOWA — Iowa’s top elected officials today endorsed Sen. Chuck Grassley of New Hartford shortly after he announced his campaign for re-election and hit the trail running. […]
For Immediate ReleaseFriday, September 24, 2021 Grassley Announces He’s Running for Re-Election to Continue Serving Iowans BUTLER COUNTY, IOWA—After waking up at 4 a.m. for his morning run, Sen. Chuck Grassley of New Hartford, Iowa, a family farmer and Iowa’s longest serving U.S. senator, announced on Twitter he is running for re-election to continue his […]
Traveling to each of Iowa’s 99 counties every year, I hear from Iowans on matters ranging from health care, taxes, agriculture, immigration, child care and labor shortages, natural disasters and infrastructure.
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 for cradle-to-grave entitlements.
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.
Iowa’s U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley again is turning his attention to exorbitant pharmaceutical prices. Grassley this year has filed a series of bipartisan bills meant to give Americans access to cheaper drugs. He’s calling special attention to an industry of secretive middlemen in the pharmacy business. Grassley and his fellow Republicans are firmly opposed to price-setting regulations, but they […]
On this edition of Iowa Press, Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) discusses current and future legislation in the U.S. Senate. Joining moderator David Yepsen at the Iowa Press table are Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, and Brianne Pfannenstiel, chief political reporter for The Des Moines Register. Watch the full video HERE
OSSIAN, Iowa — Chuck Grassley still gets up at 4 a.m. every day and often goes for a 2-mile run. The 87-year-old does push-ups, too. “You want me to do 35 for you?” he responded when asked about his regimen as he waited for a burger at Bambino’s, a haunt in this town of about […]
Former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used his bully pulpit to try to pack the Supreme Court. He struck out, and in the 1938 midterm elections, his party lost 72 seats in the House of Representatives and seven seats in the Senate. As they say, history repeats itself. Perhaps that’s why Speaker Nancy Pelosi poured cold water on the […]
For nearly 12 months and counting, COVID-19 has disrupted lives and livelihoods across America and the entire world. Here in Iowa, the breadbasket to the world, hardworking Iowans continue to do what we do best: get food from farm to fork, from one generation to the next. As I continue my annual 99 county meetings, […]