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DONNELLY SUCCESSFULLY ADVOCATES FOR CHANGES TO TRANSPORTATION BILL TO HELP INDIANA

July 5, 2012
DONNELLY SUCCESSFULLY ADVOCATES FOR CHANGES TO TRANSPORTATION BILL TO HELP INDIANA

  07/06/23 Last week, the House of Representatives passed the conference report of the surface transportation bill, commonly referred to as the “Highway Bill.” The final version of the bill included changes to the Senate version that Congressman Joe Donnelly successfully advocated for on behalf of Indiana. “During the negotiations about the highway bill,...
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DONNELLY BILL TO NOTIFY VETERANS OF VA DATA BREACH IN TIMELY MANNER PASSES SUBCOMMITTEE

July 2, 2012
DONNELLY BILL TO NOTIFY VETERANS OF VA DATA BREACH IN TIMELY MANNER PASSES SUBCOMMITTEE

07/03/12 Last week, Congressman Joe Donnelly’s bill, The Veterans Data Breach Timely Notification Act, H.R. 3730, passed the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee by voice vote. “In the unfortunate event of a breach of sensitive information, veterans and their families should be notified as soon as practically possible,” said Donnelly....
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Donnelly: Keep Student Loan Rates Low to Give Hoosiers Tools They Need to Compete

June 25, 2012
Donnelly: Keep Student Loan Rates Low to Give Hoosiers Tools They Need to Compete

  06/26/12 Last week, Joe Donnelly, called for Congress to act immediately to keep student loan interest rates low to give Hoosier workers the tools they need to compete. “Congress needs to act quickly so the more than 260,000 students in Indiana with loans can save an average of nearly $1,000 over the life...
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DONNELLY STATEMENT ON OBAMA’S THREAT TO VETO MEDICAL DEVICE TAX REPEAL

June 7, 2012
DONNELLY STATEMENT ON OBAMA’S THREAT TO VETO MEDICAL DEVICE TAX REPEAL

   06/08/12 Thursday, Congressman Joe Donnelly released the following statement announcing that he will vote for legislation that would repeal the excise tax on the medical device industry due to take effect in 2013. In October 2011, Donnelly signed on to cosponsor the bill to repeal the medical device tax, The Protect Medical Innovation...
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Donnelly Continues Support for Medical Device Tax Repeal

June 4, 2012
Donnelly Continues Support for Medical Device Tax Repeal

   06/05/12 Monday, Joe Donnelly, candidate for U.S. Senate, announced that he will vote for a bill to repeal the medical device excise tax, which is scheduled to go into effect in 2013.  He has been a co-sponsor of this bill since October 2011. “I will be supporting the repeal of the medical device...
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Launch of Republicans for Donnelly Announced

May 31, 2012
Launch of Republicans for Donnelly Announced

  06/01/12 Thursday, Joe Donnelly’s U.S. Senate campaign announced the start of “Republicans for Donnelly,” a group of former Senator Lugar supporters who will now support Joe based on his bipartisan, common-sense approach to public service. “I’m honored to receive the support of Hoosiers from all parties in our effort to bring together people...
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DONNELLY-SUPPORTED AMENDMENT TO DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT PASSES HOUSE

May 18, 2012
DONNELLY-SUPPORTED AMENDMENT TO DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT PASSES HOUSE

  05/21/12 Friday, Congressman Joe Donnelly joined Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-07) in offering an amendment, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives, to the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2013. This amendment would enhance the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), a law intended to protect servicemembers and their families from improper foreclosures, evictions, and...
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ROKITA, DONNELLY FIGHT FOR FAIR TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR INDIANA, RELATIVE TO OTHER STATES

May 8, 2012
ROKITA, DONNELLY FIGHT FOR FAIR TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR INDIANA, RELATIVE TO OTHER STATES

     05/09/12 Monday, Congressman Todd Rokita (IN-04) and Congressman Joe Donnelly (IN-02) sent a letter to House members of the House-Senate Conference Committee who are negotiating the Transportation Bill (commonly referred to as the “Highway Bill”) to advocate on behalf of Hoosiers for fair infrastructure funding for Indiana relative to other states. Every House...
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DONNELLY ATTENDS GRAND OPENING OF INTERIM VETERANS’ HEALTH FACILITY

May 2, 2012
DONNELLY ATTENDS GRAND OPENING OF INTERIM VETERANS’ HEALTH FACILITY

05/03/12 Monday, Congressman Joe Donnelly attended the grand opening of the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in South Bend. This facility is more than double the size of the old facility – from 7,000 square feet to 18,000 square feet. It will be used as an interim facility before a new $6.7 million,...
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DONNELLY ANNOUNCES GRANT TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO KNOX INDUSTRIAL PARK

April 29, 2012
DONNELLY ANNOUNCES GRANT TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO KNOX INDUSTRIAL PARK

  04/30/12 Thursday, Congressman Joe Donnelly announced that the Board of Commissioners of Starke County received a $503,000 grant to improve access to Knox Industrial Park, an area zoned and planned for the purpose of industrial development. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). This investment will...
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