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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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Donnelly, Stutzman Respond to Inspector General Report on Fort Wayne VA Healthcare System

August 4, 2013
Donnelly, Stutzman Respond to Inspector General Report on Fort Wayne VA Healthcare System

  08/05/13 Senator Joe Donnelly and Congressman Marlin Stutzman (IN-03) issued the following statements after Friday’s release of a report by the Veterans’ Administration (VA) Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Healthcare Inspections on the suspension of inpatient care at the Fort Wayne campus of the VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System.  Last November...
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Donnelly Works to Cut Red Tape, Help Private Sector Create Jobs

July 31, 2013
Donnelly Works to Cut Red Tape, Help Private Sector Create Jobs

  08/01/13 Senator Joe Donnelly yesterday joined Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Claire McCaskill (D-OH) in introducing t Federal Permitting Improvement Act of 2013.  The bill, also supported by Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Mike Enzi (R-WY), would cut red tape to improve the permitting process for big infrastructure projects, helping private industry create...
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Donnelly, Grassley Introduce Bill to Protect Farmers’ Personal Information

July 24, 2013
Donnelly, Grassley Introduce Bill to Protect Farmers’ Personal Information

  07/25/13 Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) Wednesday introduced the Farmer Identity Protection Act, legislation that would protect farmers and ranchers by prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from disclosing their private and confidential information to the public. Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the personal and private...
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Treasury Implements Donnelly-Collins Request for Employer Transition Relief

July 3, 2013
Treasury Implements Donnelly-Collins Request for Employer Transition Relief

    07/03/13 Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) issued the following statement after the Treasury announced it would implement a year of transition relief for businesses, free from penalty, as they implement, better understand, and lawmakers improve the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “I am pleased that the Treasury announced they will be implementing what Senator...
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Senator Donnlley & Congresswoman Walorski Comment on Failed Farm Bill Vote

June 20, 2013
Senator Donnlley & Congresswoman Walorski Comment on Failed Farm Bill Vote

  06/21/13 Thursday afternoon Senator Joe Donnelly released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted on their version of a five-year farm bill and it failed to pass, 195-234. “I am disappointed that the House did not pass a version of a five-year farm bill so we could go to a...
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