Congresswoman Jackie Walorski

Representing the 2nd District of Indiana
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Feb 5, 2016 In The News

Argos Schools had a special visitor Thursday afternoon when U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski stopped in for a visit with students.

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Jan 12, 2016 In The News

The Pentagon said Thursday that U.S. troops were in a combat "situation" -- but not a combat role -- in Afghanistan, despite a team of Green Berets getting pinned down in a firefight this week that resulted in one being killed and two injured.  

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

After President Barack Obama's press conference on hisexecutive actions to reduce gun violence, several state and national lawmakers issued statements in response.

Senator Dan Coats, R-Ind. Released the following statement:

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

While President Obama received cheers in the nations capital today, the effects of his executive order could be felt here in South Bend.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

INDIANA -Indiana's US Senators as well as other policy makers are weighing in on President Obama's executive actions on gun control. The president wants to expand background checks on gun sales as a way to curb gun violence. 

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

The executive actions President Barack Obama announced Tuesday are intended to strengthen regulations on firearm sales at gun shows and on the Internet. But two critics complained that the mandate fails to define what it means to be “in the business” of selling guns. 

Dec 18, 2015 In The News

A new law was introduced in Washington, D.C. following a FOX59 investigation.

Currently, VA facilities across the country are not required to report their prescribing practices to state-operated databases. Many states currently use a database to hold doctors and patients accountable.

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Dec 17, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 16, 2015)-- New legislation was filed Wednesday on Capitol Hill following a FOX59 investigation into the prescribing practices at the Marion Veteran Affairs Medical Center.

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Dec 8, 2015 In The News

A congresswoman is asking the Pentagon for information on how it addresses drug abuse in the ranks, saying the military should be a model for how the country deals with the issue.

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Dec 2, 2015 In The News

MARION, Ind. (Dec. 1, 2015)- For the second consecutive day, federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents were on site at the VA hospital in Marion. The inspection is looking into the high number of powerful narcotics and opiates purchased by the hospital in recent years.

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