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Walorski Raises $335,000 in 2nd Quarter, Launches First TV Ad

July 8, 2014
Walorski Raises $335,000 in 2nd Quarter, Launches First TV Ad

Elkhart, Ind. – Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) Tuesday announced her campaign has raised over $335,000 during the second quarter of 2014, bringing the total amount raised for the 2014 election cycle to $1.5 million. Of the almost 800 individual donations Walorski received, 70 percent were from Hoosiers. In addition, her first commercial titled “I...
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Walorski Appointed to VA Conference Committee

June 19, 2014
Walorski Appointed to VA Conference Committee

WASHINGTON D.C. – Wenesday, House Speaker John Boehner appointed Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) to serve on a conference committee to resolve the differences between the House and Senate veterans’ affairs legislation. Walorski, a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, is the only House of Representatives member from Indiana to be selected to serve...
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Walorski Sends Letter to President Obama Urging Declassification of Intelligence of Five Afghan Nationals

June 11, 2014
Walorski Sends Letter to President Obama Urging Declassification of Intelligence of Five Afghan Nationals

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02), member of the House Armed Services Committee, along with six of her House colleagues, sent a letter to President Obama Tuesday requesting the declassification of intelligence related to the five Afghan nationals transferred from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Qatar last month.   “I’m extremely concerned that releasing these individuals presents a...
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Walorski Votes to Support Increasing Veterans’ Access to Health Services

June 10, 2014

Tuesday, Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, voted to support legislation that will provide veterans with greater access to health care. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 421-0. “Monday’s Veterans Affairs (VA) audit showing almost 60,000 veterans waiting to get appointments at...
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Walorski Announces Job Fair Friday, June 6th

June 3, 2014
Walorski Announces Job Fair Friday, June 6th

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is hosting a job fair this week featuring over 50 businesses and organizations that are offering over 600 jobs. The event will be held this Friday, June 6th at Bethel College, located at the Wekamp Athletic Center in Mishawaka. The event will feature a veteran’s job fair in the...
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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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