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Donnelly Visits Iraq As Part of Congressional Delegation

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June 29, 2015
Donnelly Visits Iraq As Part of Congressional Delegation

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, who serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee, departed Iraq Monday after traveling there with fellow Members of Congress.    Donnelly participated in a fact-finding trip to meet with Iraqi leaders and U.S. military commanders on the ground to discuss operations against ISIS. Donnelly said, “I went to Iraq to...
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Donnelly Statement on Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

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May 13, 2015
Donnelly Statement on Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released the following statement Tuesday regarding his position on the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, also known as Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) or “fast track.” Under the proposal, Congress would consider trade agreements through an expedited review process, allowing only for an up-or-down vote at the end...
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Donnelly: Hoosier Workers, Businesses Deserve a Level Playing Field

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May 6, 2015
Donnelly: Hoosier Workers, Businesses Deserve a Level Playing Field

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly Wednesday announced his support for the Leveling the Playing Field Act, S. 891, a bipartisan bill that would strengthen the enforcement of trade laws and the ability of U.S. companies to fight back against unfair foreign trade practices. Donnelly said, “It is important that we keep Hoosier—and all American—businesses and...
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Donnelly Gains Support for Mental Health ‘Care Package’ from Military, Veteran, and Mental Health Organizations

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May 4, 2015
Donnelly Gains Support for Mental Health ‘Care Package’ from Military, Veteran, and Mental Health Organizations

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly Monday met with organizations supporting his “Servicemember and Veteran Mental Health Care Package” (“Care Package”) to discuss the importance of improving mental health outcomes for servicemembers and veterans. Donnelly is working to advance several legislative initiatives in the “Care Package” through his work on the Senate Armed ServicesCommittee and the...
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Donnelly Welcomes Pentagon Selection of Grissom Air Reserve Base as Finalist to Receive New KC-46A Tanker Aircraft

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April 15, 2015
Donnelly Welcomes Pentagon Selection of Grissom Air Reserve Base as Finalist to Receive New KC-46A Tanker Aircraft

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released the statement below following the Pentagon announcement Tuesday that the 434th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) at Indiana’s Grissom Air Force Base has been selected as one of four finalists to be the first Air Force Reserve unit to fly the new KC-46A tanker aircraft.   Donnelly said, “Today’s announcement...
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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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