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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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Donnelly and Wicker Make Progress on Preventing Military Suicides

June 20, 2013
Donnelly and Wicker Make Progress on Preventing Military Suicides

    06/21/13 Last week, Senators Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) successfully offered an amendment designed to address the growing problem of suicides in the US military.  Their amendment was unanimously adopted by the Senate Armed Services Committee during the debate and passage of the FY2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  This...
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Donnelly Makes Strides on Military Suicide Prevention, National Guard Off-Ramp Issue in Defense Bill

June 17, 2013
Donnelly Makes Strides on Military Suicide Prevention, National Guard Off-Ramp Issue in Defense Bill

06/18/13 Senator Joe Donnelly released the following statement after the Senate Armed Services Committee passed the Fiscal Year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act with bipartisan support, 23-3.  Donnelly sponsored seven amendments that were included in the final bill and highlighted several additional aspects of the legislation of interest to Indiana.  “With this bill, we...
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Donnelly – Boozman Call for Creation of Gulf War Memorial

May 22, 2013
Donnelly – Boozman Call for Creation of Gulf War Memorial

  05/23/13 Tuesday, Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and John Boozman (R-AR) introduced legislation that would authorize a National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial to recognize the many Americans who served our nation during this conflict. Donnelly said, “Over 60,000 Hoosiers served in Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield, so I am proud to...
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Donnelly Leads Delegation to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Turkey

May 6, 2013
Donnelly Leads Delegation to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Turkey

  05/07/13 Monday, Senator Joe Donnelly discussed his recent travel to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Turkey.  Donnelly, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, led a congressional delegation to meet with U.S. military and diplomatic personnel as well as government leaders in each country.  The group assessed U.S. progress in transitioning our troops out...
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U.S. Chamber Honors Senator Donnelly with Spirit of Enterprise Award

April 17, 2013
U.S. Chamber Honors Senator Donnelly with Spirit of Enterprise Award

  04/18/13 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Tuesday presented Senator Donnelly of Indiana with the annual Spirit of Enterprise Award for his support of pro-jobs, pro-growth policies during the second session of the 112th Congress. “In the face of high-stakes politics and difficult choices, Senator Donnelly provided America’s job creators with a strong voice...
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