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DONNELLY URGES PRESIDENT OBAMA TO OPEN STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE, LOWER GAS PRICES

March 27, 2012
DONNELLY URGES PRESIDENT OBAMA TO OPEN STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE, LOWER GAS PRICES

   03/28/12 On Monday, Congressman Joe Donnelly sent a letter to President Obama urging him to open the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Opening the SPR has temporarily reduced gas prices in the past. Last year, President Obama’s order to release 30 million barrels of oil from the SPR lead to a six percent reduction...
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DONNELLY ENCOURAGES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO ENTER CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION

March 21, 2012
DONNELLY ENCOURAGES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO ENTER CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION

   03/22/12 This week, Congressman Joe Donnelly encouraged high school students to participate in the U.S. House of Representatives’ annual art competition, the Artistic Discovery Contest.  The winner of the competition from Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District will have his or her piece displayed for one year in the Cannon Tunnel leading to the U.S....
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DONNELLY: END TAIWAN’S UNNECESSARY RESTRICTIONS ON U.S. BEEF AND PORK TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD FOR U.S. FARMERS

March 19, 2012
DONNELLY: END TAIWAN’S UNNECESSARY RESTRICTIONS ON U.S. BEEF AND PORK TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD FOR U.S. FARMERS

  03/20/12 Last week, Congressman Donnelly announced that he and colleagues sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Ron Kirk and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Honorable Tom Vilsack to urge them to stand up for America’s beef and pork producers against protectionist trade policies. Specifically, the letter expressed concern about the restrictions that...
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DONNELLY STATEMENT ON UNFAIR CHINESE TRADE PRACTICES

March 14, 2012
DONNELLY STATEMENT ON UNFAIR CHINESE TRADE PRACTICES

03/15/12 Wednesday, Congressman Joe Donnelly released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s decision to take up the case of Chinese restrictions on rare earth metals at the World Trade Organization. “I am glad that the president talked this afternoon about China’s unfair trade practices. Those unfair practices rig the game to benefit Chinese...
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DONNELLY VOTES FOR PAYROLL TAX CUT COMPROMISE

February 18, 2012
DONNELLY VOTES FOR PAYROLL TAX CUT COMPROMISE

   02/20/12 Friday, Congressman Joe Donnelly released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3630, The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, which will extend the payroll tax cuts for working- and middle-class families through the end of the year. “I voted to extend the payroll tax...
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DONNELLY SPEAKS ON HOUSE FLOOR TO HONOR LATE INDIANA NATIONAL GUARDSMAN, ROBERT J. TAUTERIS, JR.

February 16, 2012
DONNELLY SPEAKS ON HOUSE FLOOR TO HONOR LATE INDIANA NATIONAL GUARDSMAN, ROBERT J. TAUTERIS, JR.

02/17/12 Thursday, Congressman Joe Donnelly spoke on the House floor to honor late Indiana National Guardsman, Specialist Robert J. Tauteris, Jr., who died while serving in Afghanistan. Robert’s two sons, Robert J. III and Mathew, and his daughter-in-law, Kayla, watched Donnelly’s speech from the gallery in the House chamber. Watch Donnelly’s floor speech here....
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DONNELLY RENEWS CALL FOR CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO END CHINA’S TRADE WAR THAT COSTS U.S. JOBS

February 15, 2012
DONNELLY RENEWS CALL FOR CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO END CHINA’S TRADE WAR THAT COSTS U.S. JOBS

  02/16/12 Tuesday, the day of Vice President of China Xi Jinping’s visit with President Obama in Washington, D.C., Congressman Joe Donnelly renewed his call for congressional action to end the Chinese government’s unfair practices that make Chinese products artificially cheap, leading to a loss of American jobs. “We must crack down on the...
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THE HOUSE WITH DONNELLY’S SUPPORT

February 11, 2012
THE HOUSE WITH DONNELLY’S SUPPORT

02/13/12 Last week, Congressman Joe Donnelly voted for The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act, H.R. 1148, which would prohibit insider trading by Members of Congress, congressional employees, or other federal employees. Although Donnelly is pleased that the bill passed the House, he would have preferred an even stronger bill. A key provision,...
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DONNELLY NOMINATES 22 AREA STUDENTS FOR U.S. SERVICE ACADEMY ADMISSIONS

January 19, 2012
DONNELLY NOMINATES 22 AREA STUDENTS FOR U.S. SERVICE ACADEMY ADMISSIONS

01/20/12 Thursday, Congressman Joe Donnelly announced that he recently nominated 22 northern Indiana students for admission into the United States service academies for the class of 2016. “I’m pleased that each year so many young people from north central Indiana consider attending our nation’s prestigious service academies,” said Donnelly. “It is an honor to...
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DONNELLY AND COATS STATEMENTS ON KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE

January 18, 2012
DONNELLY AND COATS STATEMENTS ON KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE

01/19/12 Wednesday, Congressman Joe Donnelly released the following statement after the Obama administration announced that it will reject a Canadian firm’s application for a permit to build and operate the Keystone XL oil pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border. “I am very disappointed that the Obama administration will reject the permit for the Keystone XL...
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