Ernst Calls on VA Secretary for Rationale Behind Use of Outdated and Duplicative Scheduling Program

 U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, a combat veteran, today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin about the department’s recent decision to move ahead on the VA’s own internal medical scheduling software program. This move results in the VA juggling four duplicative scheduling programs all at once, which could negatively […]

EpiPen Misclassification; Grassley Receives Commitment from CMS Nominee to Provide Documentation

Sen. Chuck Grassley welcomed an expression of concern and a commitment to produce records on the misclassification of EpiPen under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program from Seema Verma, nominee to serve as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  Grassley has pressed CMS for documentation and answers on why EpiPen was misclassified, resulting in […]

SUNDAY TALK: Grassley on Keeping the Promise on the Supreme Court

By U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was an intellectual giant and a revered defender of the Constitution and the limited role of the judiciary in our Republic. His contributions to the court and to broader judicial philosophy will endure for years. Now, we’ll keep our word to the American people to consider a […]