In the News: South Bend Tribune: Walorski named to influential House Ways and Means Committee

Thursday, January 5, 2017

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Walorski named to influential House Ways and Means Committee

U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski has been named to the influential House Ways and Means Committe, a position that could raise the Republican’s profile because the panel controls legislation on taxation, welfare and other federal programs.

A repeal of Obamacare and changes to the federal tax code are among the issues the Ways and Means Committee could influence in the coming years, said Walorski, who announced her appointment in a Thursday statement.

“I look forward to working…to fix our broken tax code, repeal and replace Obamacare” and address poverty and economic issues, Walorski said in the written statement.

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