WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02), today applauded passage of the House Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2016, H. Con. Res. 27 which balances in 10 years, cuts spending and spurs job creation passed the House by a vote of 228-199.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) announced that beginning today, her district offices will begin accepting artwork for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressional Art Competition was established in 1982 to give members of Congress the opportunity to recognize artistic talent amongst their constituents.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) introduced bipartisan legislation that would expand veterans’ access to certain health care services and allow former service members to receive services from local providers.
NORTH MANCHESTER, IN – In recognition of Indiana’s Agriculture Appreciation Month, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02), member of the House Committee on Agriculture, stopped in Wabash County today as part of her district-wide agriculture tour. During the visit to Midwest Poultry Services, Walorski toured the facility and met with agriculture experts and business leaders.
MISHAWAKA, IN –Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) presented U.S. Navy veteran Maurice Mynsberge with nine military service awards at a ceremony in her Mishawaka District Office today, joined by St. Joseph County Veteran Service Officer Kevin Kelsheimer and Mishawaka's VFW Post 360 Commander Steve Vellner.
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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The manager at Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center who sent an email mocking veteran suicides, had her social work license temporarily suspended today.
The Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Board today suspended the license of Robin Paul for 90 days pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation by the Indiana Attorney General’s Office.
Last week, representatives of a newly formed group called the Grissom Regional Defense Alliance traveled to Washington, D.C., with a simple message for elected officials and other government bigwigs: Grissom is primed, pumped and ready to grow.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski visited Beer Dairy Inc. south of Milford during a district-wide agriculture tour, the third of her tenure in Washington. The tour was this afternoon.
During the 45-minute stop, Walorski conducted a walking tour of the facilities and met with the farm’s owners and other interested constituents.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department and a grassroots organization run by former operatives from President Obama’s campaigns has come under scrutiny as reports broke Saturday accusing the non-profit group, OneVoice Movement, of using taxpayer funded grants to influence Israeli elections with the intent of ousting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Women are still the minority in U.S. Congress, but Rep. Jackie Walorski said they share a bond that supersedes politics and loudens their voices.
“There’s something about what we have in common as women,” the Republican from South Bend said in a telephone interview Friday, March 6. “Women can get things done. There really is a bond in gender.”
LA PORTE — Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, IN-District 2, a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, continued her tour of Indiana agriculture Wednesday morning by visiting Clay Hill Ranch in La Porte.
WINAMAC - In recognition of Indiana’s Agriculture Appreciation Month, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02), member of the House Agriculture Committee, stopped in Pulaski County Tuesday as part of her district-wide agriculture tour.
During a visit to Black Gold Farms, Walorski toured the facility and met with agriculture experts.
The manager at Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center who mocked veteran suicides in an email is now in hot water with the state board that licenses social workers.
The Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board has filed a complaint against Robin Paul, the licensed clinical social worker who managed the hospital's transitional care clinic for returning veterans.
Watch Rep. Walorski provide her remarks after hearing testimony from parents of veterans on suicides in the VA.