Coronavirus

Plasma Donors Can Help Current COVID-19 Patients

There’s an incredible new opportunity for recovered COVID-19 patients to help their community. In coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Red Cross is seeking people who are fully recovered from COVID-19 to sign up to donate […]

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Ernst on Iowa Farmers During the Pandemic

by Senator Joni Ernst If there’s one thing I know about Iowa farmers, it’s that they’re resilient. Growing up on my family’s hog, corn and soybean farm in southwest Iowa, I’ve seen firsthand how tough our […]

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U. S. Treasury Modifies Employee Retention Tax Credit Eligibility for Employers Providing Health Benefits for Furloughed Employees

Following requests from bipartisan members of Congress, including Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the Treasury Department today modified its decision to bar employers that continue providing health insurance to furloughed workers from claiming […]

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Grassley, Durbin Statement Following Phone Call with Attorney General Regarding Federal Prison System Efforts to Combat COVID-19

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) yesterday afternoon spoke via phone with Attorney General William Barr regarding the Justice Department’s and Bureau of Prison’s (BOP) efforts to mitigate the spread […]