Congresswoman Jackie Walorski

Representing the 2nd District of Indiana
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Jul 15, 2016 Press Release
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.

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Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
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.

Jul 13, 2016 Press Release
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.

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Jul 8, 2016 Press Release
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.

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release
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

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep.

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release
Committee Negotiated Final Details of Anti-Opioid Bill, Including Walorski Provisions to Protect Veterans from Overprescription

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep.

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release
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.

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Jun 23, 2016 Press Release
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:

Jun 16, 2016 Press Release
House Passes Anti-Terrorism Bills, Defense Funding for FY17

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today voted for legislation to boost counterterrorism efforts and provide critical military funding to combat ISIS in the wake of last weekend’s terrorist attack in Orlando, Fla.

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release
Walorski’s Nutrition Subcommittee Has Studied Hunger Assistance Reforms

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today was honored by the Congressional Hunger Center for her work to fight hunger and poverty.

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