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Chuck Grassley's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
March 31, 2014 Veterans Affairs Inspector General Report on Des Moines Facility
Feb. 19, 2014 Blog: A Better Approach on Military Retired Pay
Nov. 20, 2013 Grassley Helps Honor Iowans in Ceremony for Native American Code Talkers
Nov. 4, 2013 Sesquicentennial Salute to Gettysburg Address
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Director Johnathan Jarvis, U.S. National Parks Service - Poor Planning and Inconsistencies
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
Sept. 20, 2012 Veterans Hurt by Majority Leader Reid's Actions
Aug. 29, 2012 Inspector General for Department of Veterans Affairs Gives High Marks to Staff, Concerned with Senior Management
July 19, 2012 Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act
Nov. 15, 2011 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism - The Fix Gun Checks Act: Better State and Federal Compliance, Smarter Enforcement"
Nov. 10, 2011 Senate Passes Tax Incentive to Encourage Hiring of Veterans
July 26, 2011 More Than $200,000 to Iowa from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
May 3, 2011 Grassley: Report Shows Veterans Affairs Hospitals Must Ensure Safety of Medical Equipment
Feb. 8, 2011 Letter to Erik K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and Jacob J. Lew, Office of Management and Budget Director
Feb. 1, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Jan. 26, 2011 Baucus, Grassley Introduce Bill to Create Job Opportunities for Veterans
Jan. 26, 2011 Grassley Co-Authored Bill Would Encourage Hiring of Veterans
Dec. 28, 2010 Letter to Major General Carla G. Hawley-Bowland, Commanding General United States Army, North Atlantic Regional Medical Command
Oct. 15, 2010 Improving Mental Health Services for Combat Veterans
Sept. 22, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - Effects on the Military and Veterans Community
Sept. 22, 2010 Grassley Highlights Testimony of Iowa Small Business Owner Who Employs Military Reservists, Veterans
June 16, 2010 Grassley: IRS Hires More Than 1,000 Veterans for Three Consecutive Years, Fulfilling and Exceeding his Request
May 26, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department Of Veterans Affairs
May 25, 2010 Grassley Joins Bipartisan Legislation to Create Job Opportunities for Veterans
May 24, 2010 Q & A with Senator Grassley, Memorial Day
May 19, 2010 Grassley Pays Tribute to World War II Veterans
May 7, 2010 Grassley Works to Improve Services to Veterans Living in Rural Iowa
April 22, 2010 Congress Passes Veterans Health Bill, Includes Several Grassley-backed Provisions
March 30, 2010 Klobuchar, Grassley Introduce Legislation to Recruit Health Professionals to Serve at Veterans' Medical Facilities
March 26, 2010 Grassley Works to Ensure Veterans' Medical Facilities Have the Necessary Health Professionals
March 16, 2010 Grassley Asks for More Information about Veterans' Benefits Backlog
Jan. 15, 2010 Grassley Q&A: Oversight of Veteran's Affairs
Jan. 14, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department Of Veterans Affairs
Nov. 19, 2009 Congress Passes Veterans Health Bill, Includes Several Grassley-pushed Provisions
Nov. 11, 2009 Honoring Veterans
Nov. 10, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Continued
Nov. 9, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Oct. 23, 2009 Giving Voice to Vets' Invisible Struggle
Oct. 2, 2009 Midnight-Hour Changes To Health Bill Undermine Seniors, Veterans And Workers
Sept. 25, 2009 Letter To Senate Armed Services Committee
Aug. 5, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Carl Levin, Chairman, And The Honorable John McCain, Ranking Member, Committee on Armed Services
April 7, 2009 Grassley: IRS Makes Good on Commitment to Hire 1,000 Veterans
March 17, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary, Department Of Veterans Affairs
March 3, 2009 Grassley Honored with 2009 National Commander's Distinguished Public Service Award
Dec. 4, 2008 Grassley: Decorah VA Outpatient Clinics Cleared for Opening
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 - Continued
May 22, 2008 Baucus, Grassley Win Passage of Tax Relief for Military Families, Veterans
May 14, 2008 Grassley Works to Improve Treatment for Service Members and Veterans
May 7, 2008 Grassley Says Federal Jobs Should Go to Veterans
Feb. 13, 2008 Letter to Henry Paulson, Treasury Secretary, Re: Veterans Should Fill Job Vacancies at the IRS
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