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Statement: Walorski Reaction to Shinseki Resignation

May 30, 2014
Statement: Walorski Reaction to Shinseki Resignation

WASHINGTON D.C. –  Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) made the following statement after the announcement President Obama has accepted the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki: “Secretary Shinseki is a decorated veteran and has dedicated his life to this country and for that we will always be grateful. This issue is not partisan, nor...
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Reminder: Congresswoman Walorski Staff Office Hours This Week

May 27, 2014
Reminder: Congresswoman Walorski Staff Office Hours This Week

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) reminded the public that a member of her staff will be holding office hours this week in her district to assist constituents with casework and official business.  The staff member will be in Plymouth on Wednesday, May 28th from 1 to 4 p.m.  Walorski’s staff will be in the Council...
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Walorski and 15 Representatives Send Letter to President Obama to Urge Accountability at Department of Veterans Affairs

May 12, 2014
Walorski and 15 Representatives Send Letter to President Obama to Urge Accountability at Department of Veterans Affairs

  WASHINGTON D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02), along with 15 of her House colleagues, sent a letter to President Obama Monday requesting that President Obama uphold accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by requiring the resignation of three senior VA officials.   “There is no excuse for the botched care of America’s 23...
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Walorski Votes to Subpoena Department of Veterans Affairs

May 8, 2014
Walorski Votes to Subpoena Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON D.C. – Due to reports of continuing consult delay problems and patient deaths at numerous VA Medical Centers (VAMC) around the country, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02), met with fellow members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Thursday morning and voted to subpoena records from the Department of Veterans Affairs.   “This morning,...
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Walorski Statement on Committee Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

May 8, 2014
Walorski Statement on Committee Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02), a member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released the following statement after H.R. 4435, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015, passed out of the Armed Services Committee. The NDAA, which is the annual bill to authorize defense spending, now heads to...
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Walorski Supports American Legion Call for Resignation of Veteran Affairs Secretary Shinseki

May 7, 2014
Walorski Supports American Legion Call for Resignation of Veteran Affairs Secretary Shinseki

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) released the following statement after Monday’s announcement from American Legion National Commander, Daniel M. Dellinger, calling for the resignation of senior Veteran Affairs (VA) administration officials. “There is no excuse of delayed care for the millions of men and women who have fought and defended our country. ...
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Walorski: 2014 Congressional Artwork Competition Artwork on Display at South Bend International Airport

May 5, 2014
Walorski: 2014 Congressional Artwork Competition Artwork on Display at South Bend International Airport

Friday, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) announced the artwork entered in the 2014 Congressional Art Competition from the 2nd Congressional District is now on display at the South Bend International Airport. The public can view the 68 submissions now through Tuesday, May 13.    “I am really impressed with the students from across the 2nd...
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Updated: Walorski Announces Staff Office Hours In Plymouth

April 27, 2014
Updated:  Walorski Announces Staff Office Hours In Plymouth

04/28/14 Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) announced that a member of her staff will be holding office hours on Wednesday, April 30th from 1 to 4 at the Plymouth City Council Chambers in the City Hall to assist constituents with casework and official business.    Residents who cannot attend the listed office hours are encouraged...
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Walorski Statement on South Bend Airport Expansion

April 23, 2014
Walorski Statement on South Bend Airport Expansion

04/24/14 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) released the following statement after the South Bend Regional Airport announced Wednesday plans to add international flights to their facility and become South Bend International. “Becoming an international airport is no small feat. With an estimated economic impact of $100 million dollars by delivering an additional...
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VA Accountability during House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing

April 10, 2014
VA Accountability during House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing

WASHINGTON D.C. – Wednesday, as part of her efforts to bring accountability to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) participated in a House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing entitled, “A Continued Assessment of Delays in VA Medical Care and Preventable Veteran Deaths.” Walorski, a member of the committee, heard heartbreaking testimony...
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WALORSKI CONGRATULATES SERVICE ACADEMY NOMINEES

April 6, 2014

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) congratulated seven individuals from Northern Indiana who received service academy nominations from her office. “It is a true honor to nominate these exceptional young men for admission to our highly-competitive service academies,” Walorski said. “They are all impressive and went through a challenging selection process, demonstrating their academic excellence in...
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WALORSKI APPLAUDS COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF HOUSE BUDGET PROPOSAL

April 3, 2014
WALORSKI APPLAUDS COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF HOUSE BUDGET PROPOSAL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) released the following statement after the House Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2015 was passed by the House Budget Committee today:   “As a member of the House Budget Committee, I want to thank my colleagues for their hard work in creating a budget that will balance...
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VA COMMITTEE REVIEWS WALORSKI CYBERSECURITY BILL

March 26, 2014
VA COMMITTEE REVIEWS WALORSKI CYBERSECURITY BILL

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The House Veterans Affairs Committee Wednesday reviewed legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Jackie Walorski that aims to correct serious cybersecurity weaknesses within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  This directive, which is the product of many months of careful investigation and research by the House Veterans Affairs Committee, directs the VA to secure...
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WALORSKI APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF GABRIELLA MILLER KIDS FIRST RESEARCH ACT

March 12, 2014
WALORSKI APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF GABRIELLA MILLER KIDS FIRST RESEARCH ACT

  WASHINGTON, D.C.–Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Tuesday applauded the U.S. Senate’s bipartisan passage of the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act (H.R. 2019), a bill she co-sponsored. This bill would redirect $126 million in federal funding for presidential campaigns and conventions to pediatric medical research.  “It is a wonderful to see lawmakers from both parties working...
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Walorski’s Upcoming Office Hours

March 10, 2014
Walorski’s Upcoming Office Hours

03/11/14 Congresswoman Jackie Walorski’s staff will be holding upcoming office hours to assist constituents with casework and official business.  Walorski’s staff will be in LaPorte on Wednesday, at the Syracuse Town Hall on Wednesday from 9 to noon and I the Plymouth Common Council Chambers on Wednesday from 1 till4.  Staff members will be...
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WALORSKI APPLAUDS FEDERAL EXTENSION TO ENABLE PROPANE DELIVERY

February 6, 2014
WALORSKI APPLAUDS FEDERAL EXTENSION TO ENABLE PROPANE DELIVERY

  02/07/14 Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) this week welcomed news from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that the State of Emergency Declaration for the Midwest will be extended until March 1, 2014, enabling the continued delivery of much-needed propane and home-heating supplies for Hoosier families during frigid weather.   “Bitter cold temperatures and...
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WALORSKI HIGHLIGHTS KEY LEGISLATION TO SUPPORT EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AT PLYMOUTH FIREHOUSE

January 21, 2014
WALORSKI HIGHLIGHTS KEY LEGISLATION TO SUPPORT EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AT PLYMOUTH FIREHOUSE

  01/22/14 Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Tuesday evening held a press conference at the Plymouth Fire Department with Mayor Mark Senter, Fire Chief Rodney Miller, and volunteer and full time firefighters to highlight the importance of the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act, a bill Walorski co-sponsored to exempt volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency...
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WALORSKI VISITS PLYMOUTH FIREHOUSE TO HIGHLIGHT THE PROTECTING VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY RESPONDERS ACT

January 18, 2014
WALORSKI VISITS PLYMOUTH FIREHOUSE TO HIGHLIGHT THE PROTECTING VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY RESPONDERS ACT

  01/20/14 On Tuesday evening, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski will visit the Plymouth Firehouse and host a press conference with Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter and Plymouth Fire Chief Rodney Miller, to highlight the importance of federal legislation to exempt volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency responders from the employer mandate included in Obamacare.   In the...
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WALORSKI SUPPORTS ALTERNATIVE PLAN TO LOWER ENERGY COSTS, PROMOTE JOB CREATION

January 14, 2014
WALORSKI SUPPORTS ALTERNATIVE PLAN TO LOWER ENERGY COSTS, PROMOTE JOB CREATION

  01/15/14 Congresswoman Jackie Walorski announced her support for the Electricity Security and Affordability Act (H.R. 3826), a bipartisan bill she co-sponsored to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set achievable standards for coal-fired power plants and support energy independence. “In the heart of winter, Hoosiers remain concerned with costly utility bills,” said...
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WALORSKI MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PROVISIONS SIGNED INTO LAW

December 26, 2013
WALORSKI MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PROVISIONS SIGNED INTO LAW

    12/27/13 On Thursday President Obama signed bipartisan provisions into law, authored by Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, to extend whistleblower protections to military sexual assault victims as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “This year’s defense bill contains historic provisions to combat the growing military sexual assault epidemic and create an environment for safe reporting.  I...
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