Chuck Grassley

  • Senate panel OKs Perdue as Ag secretary

    by - Mar 23, 2017
    By Maria Curi maria-curi@uiowa.edu Former Governor of Georgia George “Sonny” Perdue was confirmed as Secretary of Agriculture on Thursday. At the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee hearing, Perdue said he had “no input” in President...
  • GOP health plan stalls in the House

    by - Mar 23, 2017
    With a House divided, Grassley predicts ‘Plan B’ on repeal and replace. By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu “There’s the bill right there – 121 pages,” Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said, pointing to a stack of papers...
  • As the judicial world turns

    by - Mar 20, 2017
    Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Judge Neil Gorsuch’s judicial ideology makes him an asset to the Supreme Court and the nation as a whole. By Molly Hunter and Gina Jochimsen | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu and gina-jochimsen@uiowa.edu As the...
  • To tweet or not to tweet

    by - Mar 8, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Some Iowa politicians and experts differ on the significance behind President Trump’s unconventional use of Twitter to relay information to the American public. “Trump has been very effective at using Twitter over...
  • Water fight intensifies in Iowa

    by - Mar 6, 2017
    Gina Jochimsen | gina-jochimsen@uiowa.edu Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu A bill was recently introduced in the Iowa Legislature that could affect water-quality regulation in major cities across Iowa. The bill, House File 484, would transfer power from water utilities’...
  • What Trump’s agenda means for Iowa

    by - Feb 28, 2017
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu Forty days after his inauguration, President Trump pitched his legislative agenda on Tuesday to a joint session of Congress. This is what Trump’s four major policy proposals mean for Iowa: IMMIGRATION...
  • Leaves of wind

    by - Feb 22, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Iowa politicians differ in their opinions of how much government influence should be present in the funding of potential renewable-energy projects. One project in the works is the ElectriciTree, a prototype that...
  • Officials spar over refugee proposal

    by - Feb 2, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Iowa lawmakers and experts hold differing opinions on the constitutionality and effectiveness of President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Attorney General Tom Miller (a Democrat) said this is a troublesome policy because...
  • Trump names Gorsuch for high court

    by - Jan 31, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu On Tuesday, President Trump announced that he is nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s vacant seat on the Supreme Court. Gorsuch graduated from Columbia, Harvard Law School, and...
  • Marching into deconstruction

    by - Jan 24, 2017
    In a movement in which millions around the world participated, a clash of ideas was inevitable. By Lily Abromeit | lily-abromeit@uiowa.edu While millions of people gathered in the streets of cities around the country and world...