When U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley says he will do something, however, it’s a good idea to pay close attention – the Iowa Republican has a history of following through on his pledges.
When voters choose someone to represent them in Congress, they expect that the person who has won their support will honor that trust by taking the job very seriously.
In our editorial endorsement of Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley for re-election in 2016, we said this: After more than 40 years in Congress (six years in the House and nearly 36 years in the Senate), Charles Grassley is today much the same public servant he was when he first arrived in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today held his 99th county meeting of this year with a town hall Q&A session at Clarke County Hospital in Osceola. This marks the 38th straight year that Grassley has visited all 99 counties in Iowa.
Government should work for the people it serves, not the other way around. Since its passage, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has proven it’s working for the people of Iowa and the entire country.
DES MOINES— The Grassley Committee today announced its coalition of Iowa mayors. The coalition is made up of current and former mayors from 101 of Iowa’s cities.
DES MOINES— More than two weeks after a national news report broke detailing land owned by Patty Judge that contains a “plot that was ‘left in an unreclaimed condition’ after it was strip mined in the 1960s,” she has failed to address unanswered questions surrounding the toxic site.
In the Senate race, economic policy provides a central distinction between the candidates. Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley emphasized that the private sector is the engine of job creation and growth, while his Democratic opponent repeatedly framed economic policy in terms of what politicians in Washington can do.
Sen. Grassley cut through the bureaucratic red tape and, as of April 1 of this year, we became a Passport Acceptance Facility. As of Oct. 27, we have processed more than 900 applications and generated over $33,000 in more than revenue.
During his 36 years in Senate, and six years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Grassley has been a consistently strong advocate for Iowans and, nationally, for the taxpayers. He was one of the first in Congress to champion the False Claims Act, which encourages federal employees to blow the whistle on fraud and wasteful spending. He led Senate investigations into defense spending, publicly funded health care consultants and shady nonprofits that benefit from tax-exempt status.