Momentum Continues to Build for Credit for Caring Act

Earlier this year, U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the bipartisan Credit for Caring Act, which would provide up to a $3,000 nonrefundable tax credit to working family caregivers for qualified expenses. As National Caregivers Month comes to a close, this critical legislation has continued to gain […]

Grassley Plans to Reintroduce Reform Legislation Concerning the Red Cross

Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, in July introduced legislation to give the congressional watchdog arm complete access to American Red Cross records for oversight purposes and improve the Red Cross’ internal investigative function.  The American Red Cross Transparency Act followed the results of a Grassley inquiry into the Red Cross’ response to the 2010 […]

Tornadoes Damage Some Buildings in Northeast Iowa

 Authorities say tornadoes have damaged some buildings in northeast Iowa. Funnel clouds and tornadoes were reported Monday afternoon in Bremer, Butler, Grundy and Hardin counties, but no injuries were reported. Butler County emergency manager Mitch Nordmeyer says a tornado near Parkersburg pushed some buildings off their foundations. National Weather Service meteorologist Craig Cogil says November […]