This is an extraordinary request. I would not make it if the situation in the Midwest were not so direU.S. farmers may use conservation land Jun 21, 2008
It's unfair to allow a publicly traded company to act like a corporation but not pay corporate tax, contrary to the intent of the tax codeBill would hike taxes on some equity firms Jun 15, 2007
University of Iowa (Ph.D.)
Charles Ernest 'Chuck' Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from Iowa. A Republican, he has served in the Senate since 1981. From 1958 to 1974, he was an Iowa state legislator. Thereafter he served three terms as a member of the United States House of Representatives. He has twice held the chairmanship of the Finance Committee, from January to June 2001 and from January 2003 to December 2006. He is currently the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee.
Grassley was born in New Hartford, Iowa, the son of Ruth (née Corwin) and Louis Arthur Grassley, and graduated from the town high school. At Iowa State Teachers College (now the University of Northern Iowa), he earned a B.A. in 1955 and an M.A. in 1956. He also completed some doctoral studies in political science at the University of Iowa. Also during the 1950s, Grassley farmed and worked in factories, first as a sheet metal shearer and then as an assembly line worker.