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Chuck Grassley's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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
Issue Position: Trade
May 21, 2014 Grassley Urges U.S. Trade Review for Steel Pipe Makers Including Camanche Facility
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 24, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Portman Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Concerned with Japanese Agriculture Tariffs in Trade Negotiations
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
Jan. 30, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 28, 2014 Reaction to the State of the Union Address
Jan. 17, 2014 Q&A on TPA
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Michael Froman, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Address Barriers to U.S. Pork Exports
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Director B. Todd Jones, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms - Fast and Furious Whistleblower Book
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
May 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Thomas Vilsack, U.S., Department of Agriculture and Ambassador Demetrios Marantis, Acting United States Trade Representative - Break Down Ag Biotech Barriers with Trading Partners
April 30, 2013 Letter to Acting U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Demetrios Marantis and Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce Rebecca Blank - Requesting Scrutiny of European Commission Ethanol Imports Decision
March 19, 2013 Grassley Welcomes Trade Promotion Authority Call from Administration
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to US Trade Representative Ron Kirk - International Trade
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Jan. 31, 2013 Russian ban on U.S. beef and pork exports
Jan. 29, 2013 Concern Over Approval of Foreign Purchase of Taxpayer-Funded A123
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Dec. 10, 2012 Thune, Grassley on Purchase of Stimulus-Funded Battery Manufacturer by Chinese Company
Dec. 6, 2012 Russia and Moldova PNTR
Dec. 6, 2012 Grassley Votes for Bipartisan Trade Bill to Expand Export Opportunities to Russia, Moldova
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 1, 2012 Thune, Grassley Press for Review of Foreign Investment in A123 Bankruptcy Financing Deal
Aug. 14, 2012 Letter to Secretary Chu
July 26, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - UN Arms Trade Treaty
July 18, 2012 Grassley Works to Lower Trade Barriers for U.S. Pork, Beef and Poultry Exports to Russia
July 12, 2012 Letter to Chairman Gary, Gensler Commodity Futures Trading Commission
June 20, 2012 Senators Urge President to Address Ag Export Issue with Russia
June 12, 2012 Letter to Chairman Baucus, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
May 3, 2012 Letter to Secretaries Geithner, Clinton, and Bryson and Ambassador Kirk
May 2, 2012 Snowe, Senate Finance Republicans Highlight Economic Priorities as U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue Set to Begin
May 2, 2012 Letter to Secretaries Geithner, Clinton, and Bryson and Ambassador Kirk
April 16, 2012 Sales Abroad Support Idaho Jobs
March 13, 2012 Grassley: Trade Cases Undermine Need for New Enforcement Center
March 6, 2012 Grassley: Taiwan Decision on U.S. Beef Imports Should Apply to Pork
Feb. 29, 2012 Grassley Skeptical of Need for New Trade Enforcement Center
Feb. 21, 2012 Grassley: U.S.-Korea Trade Agreement is Welcome, Speedy Effective Date of Concern
Feb. 14, 2012 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Director of the Office of Management and Budget and Gregory Parham, Administrator of Animal Plant Health and Inspection Services
Feb. 9, 2012 STOCK Act Amendment
Feb. 2, 2012 Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012
Feb. 2, 2012 Grassley Seeks Same Transparency from Political Intelligence Professionals as Lobbyist
Jan. 13, 2012 President's Proposal on U.S. Trade Agency Consolidation
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Ambassador Kirk
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Ambassador Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative
Oct. 12, 2011 United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 11, 2011 China's Currency Policy
Oct. 6, 2011 Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011
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