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Chuck Grassley's Public Statements on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

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
April 28, 2014 The Scoop: Congolese Adoption Limbo Needs Resolution
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 17, 2014 Grassley Urges Resolution to Congolese Children Adoption Suspension
March 18, 2014 Blog: Progress for Kids in Foster Care
March 12, 2014 Grassley Works to Give Flexibility to Foster-Care Children in Accessing Child Care
Dec. 10, 2013 Grassley, Kaine Introduce Bill to Improve Sibling Connections in Child Welfare System
Nov. 14, 2013 Grassley, Father from Ames, Iowa, Recognize National Adoption Month
Nov. 7, 2013 Q&A on National Adoption Month
March 8, 2013 Menendez, Grassley Introduce Bipartisan Measure to Strengthen Child Support Enforcement
March 4, 2013 Senators Stabenow and Grassley Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Maternity Care for Moms and Babies
Sept. 11, 2012 Des Moines Couple Honored by National Adoption Advocacy Group
June 11, 2012 Hatch Leads Senators in Defending DOMA Before the Ninth Circuit
May 27, 2011 Grassley says Senate resolution helps keep spotlight on important issues for children, families in the foster care system
May 6, 2011 Q & A: May is National Foster Care Month
Nov. 12, 2010 Q & A: National Adoption Day
Sept. 29, 2010 "Dr. Phil" Episode Featuring Grassley, Landrieu on Foster Care to Air Friday
Sept. 28, 2010 Menendez, Grassley Introduce Bipartisan Measure to Strengthen Child Support Enforcement
June 21, 2010 Letter to President Colom
June 18, 2010 Seize Healthy Habits
Jan. 21, 2010 Letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano; and Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator Designate of the U.S. Agency for International Development
Nov. 9, 2009 Grassley Works to Promote Adoption of Children in Foster Care
Sept. 1, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
March 10, 2009 Adoption Incentives Program
Oct. 7, 2008 Grassley Praises President's Signing of Adoption, Foster Care Bill into Law
Sept. 22, 2008 Grassley: Major Victory for Foster Kids and Families Who Want to Adopt
Sept. 15, 2008 Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Help More Kids Find Homes, Support Foster Families, Create Opportunities for Children in Foster Care
July 30, 2008 Grassley Makes Progress on Legislation to Help Foster Care Kids Get Permanent, Loving Homes
April 5, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Wade F. Horn, Assistant Secretary of Administration for Children and Families
Sept. 22, 2006 What's the Word On: National Family Day
Feb. 13, 2006 Victory for Families of Children with Disabilities
Dec. 19, 2005 Grassley Scores Major Victory for Families with Disabled Children
July 13, 2005 Grassley Continues Work to Advance Adoption, Focusing on Special Needs Children
Nov. 12, 2003 Adoption Incentives Reauthorization Act of 2003
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Adoption, Foster Care and Welfare
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