Military suicides aren’t something new. However, the number of daily suicides among veterans is staggering. An estimated 22 veterans per day commit suicide. This number has caused members on either side of the political aisle to lay down their affiliation and extend a hand.
Honored posthumously during a medal ceremony at Granger Community Church
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.
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Washington, D.C.— U.S. Representatives Jackie Walorski (IN-02) and Mike Kelly (PA-03) and U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Dan Coats (R-IN) today introduced concurrent resolutions in the Senate and House honoring the life of University of Notre Dame President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., who passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) issued the following statement following the passing of University of Notre Dame President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairwoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) convened her first Subcommittee on Nutrition hearing. The committee met to further examine the role of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in relation to other federal assistance programs in a hearing titled, “SNAP Recipient Characteristics and Dynamics”.
WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to discuss solutions and reforms in providing health care to our nation’s finest, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) attended the “Fixing Veterans Health Care” summit today in downtown Washington DC.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) returned tonight from a daylong, bipartisan Congressional Delegation (CODEL) to the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Members of the CODEL observed detention operations, received an intelligence overview and toured specific areas of the detention facility.
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U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Dan Coats (R-IN) and U.S.
Local lawmakers are reacting to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ‘s address to Congress Tuesday.
Many Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals should close and the department should focus on its original mission to care for those disabled in war, while reallocating