State Department Confirms $400 Million Cash Payment Was Contingent on Release of Prisoners
MISHAWAKA, Ind. – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today released the following statement after the State Department confirmed the cash payment of $400 million delivered to Iran was contingent on Iran’s release of four Americans illegally imprisoned there:
Administration Reportedly Airlifted Cash to Iran as Four Detained Americans Were Released
MISHAWAKA, Ind. – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today released the following statement on the Obama administration’s reported cash payment of $400 million to Iran in January amid the release of four detained Americans and the implementation of the nuclear agreement:
Discuss Veterans Issues with Leadership and Stakeholders, Greet Veterans at South Bend Community Based Outpatient Clinic
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald today toured the South Bend Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) and met with veterans.
Bipartisan, Comprehensive Legislation to Address Opioid Epidemic Heads to the President’s Desk; Walorski Served on Conference Committee That Negotiated Final Agreement
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today joined House Speaker Paul D. Ryan at an enrollment ceremony marking the passage of S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. The bipartisan, comprehensive legislation now is on its way to the president’s desk to be signed into law.
Bill Protects Pro-Life Health Care Providers from Discrimination for Declining Involvement in Abortions as a Matter of Conscience
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today spoke on the House floor about the Conscience Protection Act, a bill she co-sponsored to reaffirm and codify existing conscience protections for pro-life health care providers and give them legal recourse to defend themselves from discrimination for refusing to take part in abortions as a matter of conscience.
Served on Conference Committee That Negotiated Final Agreement, Which Includes Walorski Provisions to Protect Veterans
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today voted for bipartisan, comprehensive legislation to address the nationwide opioid epidemic and protect veterans from overprescription of powerful opiates.
Two Dozen Detainees Set for Release as Officials Lose Track of Former Detainee in Brazil Weeks Before Olympics; Walorski Bill Would Block Transfers Until New Safeguards in Place
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Committee Negotiated Final Details of Anti-Opioid Bill, Including Walorski Provisions to Protect Veterans from Overprescription
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Bill Helps Veterans Wrongly Penalized by Delayed Payments Under Veterans Choice Program
MISHAWAKA, Ind. – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) this week joined U.S. Reps. John K. Delaney (MD-06), Randy Hultgren (IL-14), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) in introducing legislation to protect veterans’ credit ratings and prevent unnecessary financial hardship due to delayed payments associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Choice Program.
Walorski Bill Would Halt Detainee Transfers Through End of Year
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement on the release of Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard Abdel Malik Ahmed Abdel Wahab al-Rahabi from Guantanamo Bay: