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Chuck Grassley's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Charles 'Chuck' E. Grassley
Office: U.S. Senate (IA) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 5 Children: Lee, Wendy, Robin, Michele, Jay
Birth Date: 09/17/1933
Birth Place: New Hartford
Home City: New Hartford, IA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Voting Rights Act
June 3, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Examining a Constitutional Amendment to Restore Democracy to the American People
March 5, 2014 Executive Session
March 4, 2014 Blog: Crossing the Line on FDA Employee Monitoring
March 4, 2014 Supreme Court Upholds Whistleblower Protections for Contractors and Subcontractors
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Limitless Surveillance at the FDA: Protecting the Rights of Federal Whistleblowers
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Feb. 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Report of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board on Reforms to the Section 215 Telephone Records Program and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Jan. 22, 2014 Striking the Right Balance
Jan. 17, 2014 Grassley Comments on President Obama's Speech on NSA Surveillance Activities
Oct. 2, 2013 Oversight of FISA Intelligence Gathering Authorities
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities
Sept. 16, 2013 Protecting the Rights of Reporters, Ensuring the Protection of National Security
July 23, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 19, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Attorney General - FBI Drone Surveillance
May 16, 2013 Letter to J. Russel George, Inspector General for Tax Administration - Investigate Leak Of Non-Profits' Confidential Tax Information
May 13, 2013 Grassley Comments on Justice Department Secretly Gathering Unprecedented Number of Telephone Records of AP Reporters
May 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Key Whistleblower Protections
April 16, 2013 IRS on Accessing Taxpayer Emails
March 12, 2013 Grassley Statement on Inspector General report on the Operations of the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division
Feb. 8, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Legal Justifications To Kill American Citizens Using Drones
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Dec. 19, 2012 Voting is the basis of our representative system of government...But, nobody's vote should be diluted by people voting who aren't eligible to vote.
Nov. 29, 2012 Looking for Balance in Electronic Communications Privacy Act Update
Sept. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Citizens United Court and the Importance of the Voting Rights Act
July 26, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 12, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act
May 9, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Oversight of the Office of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator"
May 4, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Michele Leonhart Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
April 25, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security
March 13, 2012 Bipartisan Legislation Will Protect Older Workers from Discrimination
Feb. 15, 2012 Grassley, Issa Seek Independent Review of FDA's Monitoring of "FDA Nine"
Jan. 17, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid
Dec. 14, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary - FBI Oversight Hearing
Nov. 3, 2011 Grassley: Justice Department Pulling Proposed FOIA Regulations
Oct. 25, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Chairman Liebowitz
May 23, 2011 Patriot Sunsets Extension Act of 2011 - Motion to Proceed
May 11, 2011 Civil Rights Assessment at USDA
April 8, 2011 Letter to Kenneth E. Melson, Acting Director of the Bureau of Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
April 6, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "The Electronic Communications Privacy Act: Government Perspectives on Privacy In The Digital Age"
Feb. 18, 2011 Grassley, Schumer, Leahy Introduce Sunshine In The Courtroom Act
May 5, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
April 30, 2009 Transcription of Senator Grassley's Capitol Hill Report
Feb. 24, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Oct. 23, 2008 Harkin, Lugar, Grassley Call on USDA to Correct Persistent Civil Rights Problems
Oct. 20, 2008 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Re: Action on Alleged ACORN Voter Registration Fraud
Nov. 27, 2007 Grassley Asks for Oversight Hearings on USDA Office of Civil Rights
June 21, 2007 Hearing of the U. S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties .......
July 20, 2006 Voting Rights Act
July 20, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
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