More than 40,000 homeless veterans who reached out for help from a national Veterans Affairs call center last year didn’t get connected with the services they needed. Much of the time, they didn’t even get a real person.
Indiana is home to more than 500,000 military veterans. The Michiana community is dedicated to showing their appreciation to these men and women any way they can. The latest was the 5K Sweat for Vets. U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski was on hand for the event and spoke about the importance of serving veterans. "We know that we owe them a debt of gratitude, and there's no way to really say thank you," Walorski said.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski’s “Home Grown Business Tour” brought her to American Oak Preserving Company in North Judson yesterday. President and Chairman of the Board Charles Vorm represents the third generation to run the company since his grandfather founded it in 1916. His three daughters assist in the day-to-day operations of the business. Walorski says it’s important for members of Congress to listen to successful business owners in their districts.
A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill's chief supporters said Monday.
Honored posthumously during a medal ceremony at Granger Community Church
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Earlier today, Rep. Walorski appeared on Fox & Friends to comment on a recent report that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs misled the American public about how many veterans died or suffered serious harm as a result of extreme treatment delays.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02), member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, questioned Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) officials during a hearing on veteran’s homelessness regarding a report released last week that found a hotline established to help homeless veterans missed thousands of opportunities to provide assistance.
WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to reduce the number of veterans and troops who commit suicide, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today supported legislation she co-sponsored to increase access and improve the quality of mental health care administered to veterans.
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Earlier today, Rep. Walorski appeared on Fox & Friends to comment on a recent report that the U.S.
A Department of Veterans Affairs hotline established to help homeless veterans missed thousands of opportunities to help at-risk vets last year, the agency’s inspector general said.
On Friday, volunteers came together at IndianaUniversi