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Donnelly: Bipartisan VA Legislation Will Help Hoosier Veterans, Reform VA

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August 4, 2014
Donnelly: Bipartisan VA Legislation Will Help Hoosier Veterans, Reform VA

Washington, D.C.—Senator Joe Donnelly Thursday supported bipartisan legislation that seeks to reduce wait times at VA health care facilities, improve access to health care for veterans, and increase accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014, a bipartisan House-Senate compromise, passed the Senate by a vote...
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Donnelly & Walorski Welcomes Northern Indiana Honor Flight World War II Veterans in D.C.

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July 31, 2014
Donnelly & Walorski Welcomes Northern Indiana Honor Flight World War II Veterans in D.C.

Wednesday Senator Joe Donnelly and Representative Jackie Walorski, a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee greeted, visited and thanked Northern Indiana veterans for their service at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. The 23 Hoosier World War II veterans made the trip to Washington as part of the Honor Flight Network....
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Donnelly: Infrastructure Projects Will Continue, but Congress Needs to Pass Long-Term Solution

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July 30, 2014
Donnelly: Infrastructure Projects Will Continue, but Congress Needs to Pass Long-Term Solution

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Senator Joe Donnelly joined 78 of his Senate colleagues from both sides of the aisle to pass legislation that would extend federal highway and transit programs through December 19th, 2014. The Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 allocates additional funds to the Highway Trust Fund and reauthorizes transportation policies...
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Donnelly, Ayotte Introduce Bill to Combat Heroin Use and Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemics

June 20, 2014
Donnelly, Ayotte Introduce Bill to Combat Heroin Use and Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemics

Washington, D.C. – As part of their ongoing efforts to address the nation’s growing heroin and prescription drug epidemics, U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) have introduced bipartisan legislation that aims to stop the abuse of prescription pain medication while also giving law enforcement the tools they need to prevent heroin...
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Donnelly, Coats Receive VA Response

June 17, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Dan Coats (R-IN) received a response late Thursday from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson regarding their recent letters expressing concern about Indiana VA health care facilities. Donnelly said, “The gross misconduct recently identified in the OIG’s interim report and the VA’s own...
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Donnelly: Legislation Takes Steps toward Improving Care for Veterans, Fixing VA

June 12, 2014

Senator Joe Donnelly Wednesday supported bipartisan legislation that seeks to reduce wait times at VA health care facilities, while increasing accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs.  The Veterans’ Access to Care Through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 passed by a vote of 93-3. The legislation follows the VA Inspector General’s interim...
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10 Organizations Endorse Donnelly-Wicker Bipartisan Military Suicide Prevention Legislation

May 14, 2014
10 Organizations Endorse Donnelly-Wicker Bipartisan Military Suicide Prevention Legislation

Washington, D.C. — Ahead of the SenateArmed Services Committee consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015 next week, 10 organizations Wednesday endorsed U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly’s bipartisan Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act of 2014.Donnelly serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee, which is set to work on the...
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Donnelly Discusses Delegation to Israel, Afghanistan, and Ukraine

March 27, 2014
Donnelly Discusses Delegation to Israel, Afghanistan, and Ukraine

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday Senator Joe Donnelly, who serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee, discussed his recent travels as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation to Israel, Afghanistan, and Ukraine.   Donnelly said, “This trip provided an important opportunity to meet with leaders and military personnel in Afghanistan, Israel, and Ukraine at a...
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Donnelly on Bipartisan Delegation in Afghanistan

March 24, 2014
Donnelly on Bipartisan Delegation in Afghanistan

Washington, D.C. – Senator Joe Donnelly, who serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee, is on a bipartisan mission in Afghanistan as part of a congressional delegation that also includes stops in Ukraine and Israel. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-MA) are also on the delegation with Donnelly.   In Afghanistan, Donnelly met...
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Donnelly: Hoosier Children Deserve Highest Quality Child Care

March 14, 2014
Donnelly: Hoosier Children Deserve Highest Quality Child Care

Washington, D.C.—Senator Joe Donnelly Thursday welcomed the bipartisan Senate passage of S. 1086, the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014.  This bill, which passed by a vote of 97 to 1, would reauthorize a law designed to help working American families afford child care that has not been reauthorized since 1996. ...
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