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Senator Grassley Meets With Storm Lake SALUD Group and Community Leaders

April 19, 2022 6:32pm

Senator Chuck Grassley held a question-and-answer session this (Tues) afternoon at Our Place in Storm Lake with members of the SALUD Multicultural Group and community leaders.

Grassley was asked how to get the DACA process moving along, just as Iowa's other U.S. Senator Joni Ernst was asked when she met with the group earlier this year. Grassley said the “open border” situation has at least somewhat “poisoned the well” to discuss anything on immigration...(audio clip below  :46 )

Grassley said he's been working on a bill to lower the cost of prescription drugs, which has cleared a Senate committee...(audio clip below  :22 )

Katie Schwint of the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center expressed her frustration with the bickering that often happens among Washington politicians, and thanked Grassley for his willingness to work with people across the aisle. Grassley referenced a yearly report on the Georgetown University website that puts him in the top ten out of the one-hundred senators for working in a bipartisan way.