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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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