Senator Chuck Grassley visits Rock Rapids as part of 99-county tour

Posted September 3, 2019 at 4:03 pm


U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley was in Rock Rapids Tuesday, Aug. 27, where he toured the new Avera Merrill Pioneer Community Hospital. After the tour, Grassley had a 15-minute Q&A session with hospital staff, hospital board members, members of the media, and others. As expected, the senator fielded questions about the hospital and healthcare in general, but he also answered questions about ethanol, tariffs and trade, telemedicine, and guns.

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