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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Donnelly Pleased State of Emergency Extended to Provide Propane Relief for Hoosiers

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March 1, 2014
Donnelly Pleased State of Emergency Extended to Provide Propane Relief for Hoosiers

  03/03/14 Senator Joe Donnelly welcomed the announcement that a state of emergency in Indiana has been extended until March 15 to allow propane deliveries to continue without limitations or disruptions.   “As extremely cold weather continues to cause shortages and interruptions in the availability and delivery of propane, I’m pleased that a state...
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Donnelly Statement on House Committee Approval of 40 Hours Bill

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February 6, 2014
Donnelly Statement on House Committee Approval of 40 Hours Bill

  02/07/14 Following the House Ways and Means Committee approval of the Save American Workers Act, a bill similar to U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly’s Forty Hours is Full Time Act, Donnelly released the following statement. “It is my view—based on what I hear from Hoosier employees and employers—that we need to fix the definition...
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Senators Coats & Donnelly Support Keystone XL Pipeline Project

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February 3, 2014
Senators Coats & Donnelly Support Keystone XL Pipeline Project

  02/04/14 In two separate news releases US Senators Dan Coats and Senator Joe Donnelly both put their support behind the Keystone LX Pipeline this weekend.   Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) called on President Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline following the State Department’s fifth environmental review of the project: “There is absolutely...
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