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Grassley Joins Fellow Senators Questioning Reports on Sexual Assault in the Military

In a letter to Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Rand Paul (R-KY), Dean Heller (R-NV) and Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) today requested a meeting to discuss new reports that allege the U.S. Department of Defense […]

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Ernst and McCaskill Introduce Sexual Assault in the Military Legislation

A bipartisan pair of U.S. Senators yesterday took the next step to continue curbing sexual assaults in the military, introducing legislation to build on the historic reforms of recent years, and better protect survivors who report such crimes from retaliation. Senators Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)—both members of the Senate Armed Services Committee—introduced […]

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Sentencing Reform & Corrections Act Expands Bipartisan Support

The bipartisan authors of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 2123) today announced revisions to the legislation to broaden bipartisan support for criminal justice reform. The bill is led by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin, Assistant Majority Leader John Cornyn, Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Patrick Leahy, and Senators […]

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IRS Seeks Volunteers for Taxpayer Advocacy Panel through May 16

The Internal Revenue Service seeks civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies major taxpayer concerns, as well as making recommendations for improving IRS service and customer satisfaction. The TAP provides a forum for taxpayers to raise concerns about IRS service and offer suggestions for […]