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Donnelly Votes to Protect Homeowners from Dramatic Flood Insurance Premium Rate Hikes

March 13, 2014
Donnelly Votes to Protect Homeowners from Dramatic Flood Insurance Premium Rate Hikes

  Washington, D.C.—Senator Joe Donnelly Thursday helped pass legislation that would protect Hoosier homeowners from dramatic flood insurance premium rate hikes. The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act would make several common-sense changes to a 2012 National Flood Insurance Program reform law designed to protect homeowners while preserving the long-term sustainability of the program. The...
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Donnelly Questions DoD Nominee on Military Suicide Prevention

February 25, 2014
Donnelly Questions DoD Nominee on Military Suicide Prevention

  02/26/14 In a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday morning, Senator Donnelly questioned the Honorable Christine Wormuth, nominee for Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, regarding her commitment and plans to help decrease the number of suicides among U.S. service members.   “I see this as an incredible challenge, an incredible...
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Donnelly, Coburn Introduce Bill to Preserve Access to Manufactured Housing

December 18, 2013
Donnelly, Coburn Introduce Bill to Preserve Access to Manufactured Housing

  12/19/13 This week, Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Tom Coburn (R-OK) introduced the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act, legislation that would maintain important consumer protections while also protecting the ability of manufactured home customers to buy, sell, and refinance homes. Donnelly said, “For many Hoosier families, the decision to purchase a home...
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Donnelly Continues Call for Congress to Help, Not Hurt, Economy

December 8, 2013
Donnelly Continues Call for Congress to Help, Not Hurt, Economy

  12/09/13 In case you missed it, Politico reported Friday that though our economy is recovering, government dysfunction could continue to threaten economic growth.  According to Politico, Wall Street economists still rate government dysfunction as the leading risk factor for our economy.   “Washington has tried very hard this year to crush the economy...
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Donnelly-Boozman Bill to Authorize Desert Storm & Desert Shield Memorial Passes Committee

November 22, 2013
Donnelly-Boozman Bill to Authorize Desert Storm & Desert Shield Memorial Passes Committee

  11/25/13 The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources today considered and passed a bill introduced by Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and John Boozman (R-AR) that would authorize the construction of a National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial.  Donnelly and Boozman introduced the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial Act,...
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Donnelly Donates Shutdown Pay to Ten Hoosier Food Banks

November 20, 2013
Donnelly Donates Shutdown Pay to Ten Hoosier Food Banks

  11/21/13 Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) Wednesday donated his take-home pay for the 16 days of the federal government shutdown, worth $5,000, to ten food banks across Indiana. Donnelly refused to take the salary he received while partisan gridlock had shut down the government, hurting Hoosier families and businesses, as well as our entire...
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Donnelly, Collins,Murkowski, Manchin: 40 Hours is Full Time

November 6, 2013
Donnelly, Collins,Murkowski, Manchin: 40 Hours is Full Time

  11/07/13 Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Joe Manchin (D-WV) Wednesday sent a letter to Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray and Ranking Member Jeff Sessions asking them to address their legislation, the Forty Hours is Full Time Act (S.1188), in their budget conference.   The senators cited the...
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Donnelly Suicide Prevention Awareness Resolution Passes Senate

September 27, 2013
Donnelly Suicide Prevention Awareness Resolution Passes Senate

  09/30/13  Thursday night, the Senate unanimously passed the resolution offered by Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) to promote Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, recognized each year in September.  The resolution was cosponsored by Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI), John Boozman (R-AR), Mark Begich (D-AK), Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), Jon Tester (D-MT), Richard Burr...
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Donnelly Introduces “Just Ask Joe” Constituent Video Series

September 11, 2013
Donnelly Introduces “Just Ask Joe” Constituent Video Series

  09/12/13 This month Senator Joe Donnelly introduced the “Just Ask Joe” video series, highlighting the many services available to Hoosiers from his office. In the video series, Hoosiers who asked Senator Donnelly for help on a federal issue or otherwise requested assistance tell their stories. Click here to watch the first “Just Ask...
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Donnelly & Coats Introduce Bill to Give VA and Army Authority to Remove Criminals from National Cemeteries

August 5, 2013
Donnelly & Coats Introduce Bill to Give VA and Army Authority to Remove Criminals from National Cemeteries

  08/06/13 Senators Joe Donnelly and Dan Coats today introduced the Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemeteries Act, legislation that would give the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of the Army the authority to disinter veterans buried in national cemeteries who committed a Federal or State capital crime....
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