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WASHINGTON D.C. - Yesterday, as part of her efforts to bring accountability to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) participated in a House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing entitled, “A Continued Assessment of Delays in VA Medical Care and Preventable Veteran Deaths.” Walorski, a member of the committee, heard heartbreaking testimony fr
Army veteran Barry Coates went to a clinic run by the Veterans Affairs Department in November 2010 suffering from severe abdominal pain. He said that more than a year later, after multiple requests for a colonoscopy, he finally received the procedure—only to discover he had stage-four cancer.
WASHINGTON — A House of Representatives committee blasted the Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday over a lack of progress and accountability in the aftermath of at least 23 preventable veteran deaths that were the result of delays in treatment at VA medical centers across the country.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski reiterated her call for more accountability in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in a press conference with House Speaker John Boehner.
The latest controversy surrounding the Affordable Care Act has to do with firefighting.
A bill co-sponsored by U.S. Rep Jackie Walorski, R-Elkhart, aims to fight an increase in Indiana electricity rates that could number 32 percent by 2023, according to state researchers based at Purdue University.
By Amanda Gray, South Bend Tribune
A bill authored by U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski to provide protection for whistleblowers of military sexual assaults has been signed into law by President Barack Obama.
The House passed a budget deal last week that adjusted the benefits for a small population of military retirees. To be clear, no provisions in the budget deal change VA-provided medical care or disability-compensation benefits. Further, it was not the intention of this budget plan to negatively impact retirement benefits for disabled veterans.
When I was growing up, my dad was a South Bend firefighter and together my parents owned a small business -- an appliance repair store. Regardless of how many sales they made each month, they still sat down at the kitchen table and balanced the checkbook to make sure they could keep the lights on.