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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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Donnelly Tells off-ramped Guard Members and Their Families He’s Here to Help

April 10, 2013
Donnelly Tells off-ramped Guard Members and Their Families He’s Here to Help

  04/11/13 Wednesday, Senator Joe Donnelly announced that due to the Army’s decision to off-ramp four Indiana National Guard Units, he is here to help. In late March, the Army reversed its decision to immediately off-ramp four Indiana National Guard units, instead delaying this action, which would have significantly impacted more than 1,000 Guard...
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Donnelly on Military and Veteran Suicides: This Has To Stop

March 7, 2013
Donnelly on Military and Veteran Suicides:  This Has To Stop

  03/08/13 Senator Joe Donnelly conducted a conference call with members of the Indiana media Wednesday to discuss military and veteran suicide prevention efforts.  Last year, more combat troops committed suicide (349) than were killed in combat in Afghanistan (229), and 43% of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who took their own life did...
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Donnelly Joins Sens. Hagan, Heller in Introducing Bipartisan Jobs Bill

March 6, 2013
Donnelly Joins Sens. Hagan, Heller in Introducing Bipartisan Jobs Bill

  03/07/13 Tuesday, Senator Joe Donnelly joined Sens. Kay Hagan (D-NC) and Dean Heller (R-NV) in introducing common sense, revenue-neutral legislation designed to help close the “skills gap,” which results in an estimated 600,000 American jobs currently going unfilled because employers cannot find workers with the skills they need.  The bipartisan AMERICA Works Act...
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Senator Donnelly Meet & Greet at Christo’s

February 24, 2013
Senator Donnelly Meet & Greet at Christo’s

  02/26/13 Sunday evening a bipartisan group of citizens gathered at Christo’s Banquet Center for a Meet & Greet for newly elected Senator Joe Donnelly.   Superior Court II, Judge Dean Colvin served as the Master of Ceremonies for the event.  Speakers for the evening included John Oliver, President of U.S. Granules.  John told...
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