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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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John Glenn Student Wins Congressional Art Competition

April 28, 2012
John Glenn Student Wins Congressional Art Competition

04/30/12 On Saturday, Congressman Joe Donnelly congratulated the winners of the 2012 Congressional Art Competition by video message at Crossroads Gallery in South Bend.  Over 120 local high school students participated in this year’s art competition.  Donnelly announced that Mariah Rippy, a student at John Glenn High School in Walkerton, won first place for...
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DONNELLY TO HOST EVENT FOR SMALL BUSINESS MANUFACTURING COMPANIES AND WORKERS

April 26, 2012
DONNELLY TO HOST EVENT FOR SMALL BUSINESS MANUFACTURING COMPANIES AND WORKERS

  04/27/12 Wednesday, Congressman Joe Donnelly announced that on Friday, May 4, 2012, he will host an event, titled “Leveling the Playing Field: Make it in Indiana,” for small businesses and workers in the Hoosier manufacturing industry. The event will feature a panel of experts that will focus on three topics: discussing worker training...
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DONNELLY SUPPORTS 20% TAX CUT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

April 23, 2012
DONNELLY SUPPORTS 20% TAX CUT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

  04/24/12 Thursday, Congressman Joe Donnelly voted for the Small Business Tax Cut Act, H.R. 9, which would allow businesses with fewer than 500 employees to receive a tax deduction equal to 20% of their domestic business income. In Indiana, approximately 97% of businesses have fewer than 500 employees, and therefore would qualify for...
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DONNELLY STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO ADDRESS OIL SPECULATION

April 17, 2012
DONNELLY STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO ADDRESS OIL SPECULATION

 04/18/12 Tuesday, after President Obama announced his plan to address speculation in oil markets, Congressman Joe Donnelly released the following statement: “Gas prices are too high in Indiana, so I am encouraged by the administration’s attention to the issue of oil speculation. I support increasing the maximum civil and criminal penalties for manipulative activity...
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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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