This is a shocking statement that acknowledges that you would be willing to give an order preventing employee whistle-blowers from making disclosures to CongressGrassley blasts Obama on whistle-blowers Mar 17, 2009
Businesses of that size account for two-thirds of the small business workforceGOP: Tax hikes hurt small businesses Mar 14, 2009
The president's proposed budget raises taxes. For the vast majority of people who earn less than $200,000, raising taxes on higher earners might not sound so badGOP: Tax hikes hurt small businesses Mar 14, 2009
As American taxpayers are asked once again, then, to help retool the domestic automakers, it appears to be an opportune time to secure a commitment from the auto industry about their production of flex fuel vehicles as well as the industry's support for blends of ethanol and gasoline that are above 10 percentGrassley: Add bio-strings to autos bailout Mar 03, 2009
If the recession is over in two years and we have rapid economic growth, yes, I think it (cutting the deficit) can be but just barelyGrassley: Cutting deficit by half possible Feb 25, 2009
Charles Ernest "Chuck" Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from Iowa (1981–present). A member of Republican Party, he previously served in the served in the United States House of Representatives (1975–1981) and the Iowa state legislature (1959–1974). He was chairman of the Senate 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.
Grassley represented parts of Butler County in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1959 until 1974, when he was elected to the United States House of Representatives, where he served three terms.