Tag Archives: Chuck Grassley

Rally To Restore Press Access At Iowa Capitol Wednesday

Join the nonpartisan League of Women Voters of Iowa, League of Women Voters Linn County, and Interfaith Alliance of Iowa Restore Press Access rally West steps of the Iowa Capitol  Wednesday, January 19, 2022, from Noon – 1:00 p.m. All … Continue reading

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Mike Franken: All For One And One For All

ICYMI  – Here is eleven minutes of Admiral Mike Franken, one of the Dems who hopes to take on Grassley.  Note that Dave Muhlbauer has dropped out of the race since this was broadcast. “Iowans deserve a leader who will … Continue reading

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It’s Time For Chuck To Go

I do not like the age argument against Grassley.  It’s not a crime to be old and sometimes it’s a plus.  It is time for a change but it’s because of Grassley’s terrible voting record, his abandonment of Iowa values, … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Senators and Climate Change

In March I wrote my U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst about the climate crisis as follows: I hope you will support the efforts of the Biden administration to act to mitigate the effects of our changing climate. Naturally … Continue reading

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All Iowa House Republicans Voted Against Covid Relief

Action alert from Senator Rob Hogg: Iowans Need the Covid Relief Bill! [BFIA Editor’s note:  All Republican representatives from Iowa Ashley Hinson, Randy Feenstra and Marianette Miller-Meeks voted AGAINST Covid relief. Democrat Cindy Axne voted FOR the relief bill.] Call … Continue reading

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Senators Grassley And Ernst Vote Against Unemployment Benefits And Sick Leave

At a time when Iowans need leadership most, Ernst and Grassley have abandoned those hit hardest by the coronavirus crisis DES MOINES, IA — Iowa State Senator Joe Bolkcom released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Labor reported … Continue reading

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Include Secure Elections In The Stimulus

Please call Grassley, and Ernst and urge them to include funding in the stimulus for securing the election this fall. They are talking about a $2 trillion stimulus; the Brennan Center estimates that one-thousandth of that amount will fund necessary … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley Vote to Strip Paid Sick Leave From Emergency Coronavirus Legislation

531,000 Iowans Lack Access to Paid Sick Leave DES MOINES, IA — Iowa Forward Executive Director Emily Holley released the following statement after Iowa Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley twice voted against paid sick leave for Iowans who need … Continue reading

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Help Grassley And Ernst Do Their Jobs

Here is an Indivisible action alert forwarded from CCI Take Action – Call your U.S. Senator Early Saturday morning, the U.S. House passed an emergency Coronavirus relief package to help address the health and economic impacts our communities are facing. While there are … Continue reading

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Today Iowans Will Demand Ernst And Grassley Vote For A Fair Trial

Action alert from ProgressIowa Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 TODAY at NOON in DES MOINES & CEDAR RAPIDS*** Iowans will gather Tuesday at noon outside the offices of Senator Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids … Continue reading

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