Tag Archives: Senator Grassley

Upcoming Grassley Town Halls

Here is the link to Grassley’s calendar: http://www.grassley.senate.gov/calendar This Friday and next Thursday and Friday: Palo Alto County Friday, July 22, 2016 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The Election Center Front Room 1302 Broadway Street Emmetsburg Washington County Thursday, July 28, 2016 … Continue reading

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Grassley #Doyourjob Rallies At Six Locations In Iowa

Action Alert from Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO:  Rallies on Tuesday, July 19 – the 125th day of obstruction for Merrick Garland, longer than any Supreme Court nominee in U.S. history. 6 locations, some details still to be confirmed: WHERE: … Continue reading

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Will Grassley Obstruct? Conservative Groups Plan To Make Sure He Does

Iowans need to realize Grassley is no longer working for us.  Conservative groups Freedomworks, Heritage Foundation and Family Research Council are threatening senators who don’t toe the obstructionist party line on an Obama SCOTUS appointment. Click here to read the … Continue reading

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Grassley Causes Judicial Emergency

Action Alert from Progress Iowa: For the past six months, Senator Grassley has refused to schedule a nomination hearing for Judge Felipe Restrepo in the Judiciary Committee. He is obstructing the Restrepo nomination despite the Judge’s extensive qualifications, past support … Continue reading

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Will Grassley And Ernst Get It Right This Time?

Call On Iowa Senators to Wage Peace by Ed Flaherty Iran has come to an interim agreement with the U.S. and five other countries to dramatically reduce its nuclear program and to allow even more intensive international inspections. A final … Continue reading

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Does Grassley Represent Iowans Or The Gun Lobby?

Background checks could get another vote. Click here to contact Chuck so he knows where Iowans stand on this issue. The gun lobby spent $163,142 on Chuck Grassley. He voted against a reasonable background check proposal to stop gun violence, … Continue reading

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Sen. Grassley Defends Rights Of White Men Who Abuse Women On Tribal Land

from ThinkProgress Last week, Grassley was one of just 22 senators—all Republican men—who voted against reauthorizing VAWA  [Violence Against Women Act].  During a town hall meeting in Indianola on Wednesday, a woman asked him to explain his vote. Grassley responded … Continue reading

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Iowans To Senator Grassley: End The Bush Tax Cuts For The Wealthy

Middle Class Iowans in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, and Sioux City to Deliver Letters and Petitions From Over 800 Iowans [UPDATE:  THE DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO:  FRIDAY @12:30] UPDATE:  On Friday, December 21st at 12:30 p.m., Progress Iowa … Continue reading

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Senator Grassley Is On The List Of Shame

Shameful, disgraceful, sad.  Whatever you want to call it, the senators on this list need to be thrown out of office for being the corporate-owned scammers they are, masquerading as representatives of the people. As Iowans, we are responsible for … Continue reading

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Grassley Defends ALEC

Is our senator working for Iowans or ALEC?  Think Progress reports: On April 4, Coca-Cola announced it was ending financial support for [ALEC] the American Legislative Exchange Council, the right-wing group behind “Stand Your Ground” laws and voter suppression efforts. … Continue reading

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