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U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski said Friday that a recent visit to the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has only reinforced her belief that it would be dangerous to close the facility and transfer detainees to the U.S.
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 the rest of its funding to partially subsidize routine medical care for other veterans at ordinary doctors' offices.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Jimtown, traveled to the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, this week as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation.
Eight House members returned Tuesday night from day-long inspection of the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The delegation observed detention operations, received an intelligence overview and toured specific areas of the detention facility, Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), who participated in the trip, said in a statement.
ndiana Representative Jackie Walorski is making an announcement - that she will help in the fixing Veterans Health Care Summit next Thursday in D.C.
She will report on how to deliver efficient and effective health care to veterans in the 21st Century.
Congresswoman Walorski released this statement saying:
A tax break given to local businesses who donate to food pantries could soon become permanent.
It's called the Fighting Hunger Incentive.
The idea is to encourage businesses to donate food they otherwise would throw out.
Congresswoman Jackie Walorski was at the Martin's on State Road 23.
President Obama signed a new bill into law that aims to lower veteran suicide rates. The law is named after Clay Hunt who served our country in Iraq and Afghanistan. He committed suicide after battling PTSD. The new law requires a website to be made that caters to mental health services for veterans. Plus, it would promote better collaboration between the VA and other veterans groups.
President Obama signed a veteran’s suicide prevention bill into law on Thursday that is aimed at reducing the alarming rate of military suicide in the U.S.
According to the Veterans Administration, 22 veterans commit suicide each day; that’s one veteran every 65 minutes.