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WALORSKI APPLAUDS COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF HOUSE BUDGET PROPOSAL

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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WALORSKI MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PROVISIONS SLATED TO BECOME LAW

December 20, 2013
WALORSKI MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PROVISIONS SLATED TO BECOME LAW

  12/23/13 After a passing vote Thursday night in the U.S. Senate, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) heads to President Obama’s desk for his signature and includes bipartisan provisions from H.R. 1864, legislation authored by Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) to extend whistleblower protections to military sexual assault victims. “Hoosiers remain concerned about our...
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