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Donnelly, Flake: States Should Get Fair Share of Federal Highway Funding

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July 26, 2015
Donnelly, Flake: States Should Get Fair Share of Federal Highway Funding

Washington, D.C. —U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) Friday introduced an amendment to the Senate version of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill. Donnelly and Flake’s amendment would ensure for each state a fair share of federal highway funding. Donnelly said, “In Indiana, we have roads and bridges in great need of repair....
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Donnelly: Every Child Achieves Act Would Reform No Child Left Behind Law, Enhance Early Childhood Education

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July 17, 2015
Donnelly: Every Child Achieves Act Would Reform No Child Left Behind Law, Enhance Early Childhood Education

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly Thursday helped the Senate pass the bipartisan Every Child Achieves Act, which would reauthorize and update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The bill, which would overhaul the flawed No Child Left Behind law, passed the Senate with support from both parties, 81-17. The bill would help ensure students receive a high-quality...
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Donnelly Highlights Senate Armed Services Committee Trip to Iraq, Kuwait, South Korea, and China

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July 7, 2015
Donnelly Highlights Senate Armed Services Committee Trip to Iraq, Kuwait, South Korea, and China

Washington D.C. —U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly Tuesday highlighted his recent travel to Iraq, Kuwait, South Korea, and China. Donnelly, who serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee and as Ranking Member on the Strategic Forces Subcommittee, met in each country with foreign officials, U.S. military leaders, and diplomatic personnel. Donnelly also met with Hoosier service-members...
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“This Senator Will Fight and Fight Nonstop to Make Sure that the Ex-Im Bank Survives”

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June 5, 2015
“This Senator Will Fight and Fight Nonstop to Make Sure that the Ex-Im Bank Survives”

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly emphasized the importance of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which provides export financing assistance to American businesses, in two hearings of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs this week. During those hearings, he questioned the witnesses on the possible negative repercussions to small businesses and jobs...
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Donnelly Speaks on Importance of NSA Crane at Congressional Breakfast, Joined by Navy’s Second-in-Command

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April 30, 2015
Donnelly Speaks on Importance of NSA Crane at Congressional Breakfast, Joined by Navy’s Second-in-Command

Washington, DC — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly spoke at a Crane Congressional Breakfast on Thursday and was joined by Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Michelle Howard, who attended the event at Donnelly’s invitation and delivered the keynote speech. Admiral Howard is the Navy’s second-in-command and the highest ranking Naval Officer to attend the event...
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Donnelly Office to Host Service Academy Information Nights

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April 8, 2015
Donnelly Office to Host Service Academy Information Nights

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly announced that his office will host information sessions for students interested in learning more about the application process for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY....
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Donnelly Statement on Senate Republican Budget

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March 29, 2015
Donnelly Statement on Senate Republican Budget

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released the following statement Friday after voting against the Senate Republican Budget Resolution, which passed 52 to 46.   “Too many middle- and working-class families in Indiana are still struggling to provide better lives for their children. While the economy has improved, wages are flat, and thousands of...
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Donnelly Welcomes VA Announcement, Expanding Access to Non-VA Health Care

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March 26, 2015
Donnelly Welcomes VA Announcement, Expanding Access to Non-VA Health Care

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Pete Visclosky (IN-01) and U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) welcomed the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) announcement Tuesday that will ease veterans’ access to non-VA care under the Veterans Choice Program, but at the same time called on the VA to take additional steps to relieve the travel burden...
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Donnelly, Scott: Empower Student Borrowers by Improving Financial Literacy, Promoting Best Practices Among Colleges, Universities

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March 19, 2015
Donnelly, Scott: Empower Student Borrowers by Improving Financial Literacy, Promoting Best Practices Among Colleges, Universities

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced this week the Empowering Student Borrowers Act, bipartisan legislation that aims to improve the financial literacy of college students and ensure that student borrowers have access to the best tools and information to make responsible borrowing decisions.   Donnelly said, “A college education...
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Donnelly: ‘Proud’ to Support Legislation Recognizing 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Foot Soldiers

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February 16, 2015
Donnelly: ‘Proud’ to Support Legislation Recognizing 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Foot Soldiers

Washington, D.C. —U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly Friday announced his support for bipartisan legislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the brave Foot Soldiers who marched from Selma to Montgomery, AL during March of 1965 and served as a catalyst for the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965. The House unanimously passed this bill on Wednesday...
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