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  1. Letter: Indiana lawmakers support help for Alzheimer's patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Current in Carmel

    The Alzheimer's Association is celebrating! Last month, the Senate Appropriations Committee included the Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education for Alzheimer's Act in the proposed annual federal spending bill. On July 12, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed this as a new service beginning July 1, 2017.


  2. Donnelly Provisions to Combat Opioid Abuse Signed Into LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    Several of U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly's bipartisan provisions became law as part of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act that President Obama signed Friday evening. Donnelly's provisions signed into law were adopted from his bipartisan legislation to update best prescribing practices and raise public awareness, as well as a bipartisan provision he authored that would encourage first responder units to connect individuals who receive naloxone with treatment or other necessary services.


  3. Senate Democrats AWOL on supporting our troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | SavannahNow

    While the attention of many American voters is focused on the Republican convention and the prospect of change in Washington, it's unfortunately still business as usual in Congress. On Tuesday night, Senate Democrats blocked a Defense Department spending bill, marking the third appropriations bill derailed in recent weeks - and the third time that elected lawmakers have been AWOL when it comes to supporting America's armed forces.


  4. Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly Receives NCGA President's AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Agri Marketing

    INDIANA SENATOR JOE DONNELLY RECEIVES NCGA PRESIDENT'S AWARD Jul. 21, 2016 National Corn Growers Association reports: National Corn Growers Association President Chip Bowling today presented the NCGA President's Award to U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly of Indiana. This award is given annually to a leader who has worked to advance issues important to corn farmers and agriculture.


  5. Ancilla Blessing/Naming Ceremony for Second Residence Hall Brings CrowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    For the second time in 11 months, a formidable crowd of Ancilla College supporters converged to witness a blessing ceremony. In August 2015, it was to witness the Most Reverend bless the first residence hall.


  6. Lay Keel For Next LCS Built At Marinette MarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... States Navy and the ninth in the Freedom class to be built at Marinette. Those present included Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly and his wife, Jill, the ship's sponsor; Marinette Marine employees; officers from the United States Navy including Edward ...


  7. Donnelly Presses Northern Indiana VA on Wrongful Sharing of Veterans' Personal Health InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    This week, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly pressed the Department of Veterans Affairs Northern Indiana Health Care System following recent and troubling reports that the VA had mistakenly sent veterans' personal health information to the wrong veteran. Donnelly to Jay Miller, Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Northern Indiana Health Care System, asking about the VA's plans to investigate the wrongful sharing of veterans' personal information, what immediate steps had been taken to determine the scope of the problem, and for a long-term solution to ensure it never happens again.


  8. VA investigating records mix-upRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Journal Gazette

    The Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday it is investigating how a Fort Wayne military veteran mistakenly received medical records intended for two other veterans.


  9. VA responds to Donnelly's request for an investigation into local branchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    A local veteran who exposed a mailing mistake by the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System never thought congress would get involved. After our 15 Finds Out Investigation, Senator Joe Donnelly requested a full investigation into how the veteran received two other patients' medical results in the mail.


  10. Two-Thirds of Senate Calls for CFPB to Exempt Small Banks from RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | American Banker

    Seventy senators signed a letter urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to exempt credit unions and community banks from certain regulations. The overwhelming show of support for a small institution carve-outs comes after three-fourths of House lawmakers in March also called for exemptions from CFPB rulemakings.


  11. Senator presses VA for probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Journal Gazette

    U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly is calling for a "rigorous investigation" by the Veterans Affairs director in Fort Wayne into how a military veteran received the medical records of two other veterans.


  12. 75% of Congress supports CUNA, league call for CFPB exemption authorityRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | PressReleasePoint

    An overwhelming, bipartisan majority of 70 U.S. senators have added their voices calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to tailor rulemakings to protect credit unions from regulatory burden. The combined advocacy efforts of CUNA and state credit union leagues bring total congressional support from both chambers to 399 signers.


  13. Donnelly wants investigation after veteran gets wrong recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Journal Gazette

    U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly is calling for a "rigorous investigation" by the Veterans Affairs director in Fort Wayne into how a local military veteran received the medical records of two other veterans.


  14. Donnelly calls for 'rigorous investigation' into VA records gaffeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly has called for a "rigorous investigation" into a gaffe made by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, when it sent the personal medical records of two patients to the wrong man.


  15. Indiana senator to attend new USS Indianapolis' keel-layingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | WKOW-TV

    U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana will attend a ceremonial keel-laying in Wisconsin for a combat ship that's set to become the nation's fourth military vessel named the USS Indianapolis. Donnelly will attend Monday's ceremony at a Marinette, Wisconsin, shipyard where Lockheed Martin workers will lay the structural beam around which the ship's hull will be built.


  16. Senate Democrats maintain filibuster, block Zika deal for second timeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Washington Times

    Congress is poised to skip town until September without approving a penny of the $1.9 billion that President Obama requested to combat the Zika virus, after an election-year stalemate over money and women's health kiboshed efforts to swiftly fund vaccine research and protect pregnant women. For the second time in as many weeks, Senate Democrats voted Thursday to block a military spending bill that contained a $1.1 million Zika deal, complaining the GOP-drafted package shortchanged federal agencies, rolled back clean-water rules and prevented Planned Parenthood from being part of birth control efforts.


  17. Donnelly Provisions to Combat Opioid Abuse Headed to President's DeskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    Wednesday night that includes several of U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly's provisions. The final CARA bill would help address the opioid abuse epidemic by giving states and communities tools to prevent and treat drug addiction and support individuals in recovery.


  18. Ask legislators to back maternal/child health billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Daily Reporter

    This week dedicated volunteer advocates from RESULTS Indiana flew to Washington, D.C., to talk to Congress about saving the lives of moms and children around the world. Thanks to people around the country, there are now 157 representatives and 21 senators of both parties co-sponsoring the Reach Every Mother and Child Act, which is lifesaving legislation that will boost maternal/child health efforts globally.


  19. Pence's record scrutinized ahead of Trump running mate decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    An amendment by Mike Pence to cut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood was one of the first proposals Republicans approved after taking control of the House in 2011. Three months later, the chamber passed another bill by the Indiana congressman to end tax breaks for insurance providers that cover abortion.


  20. residency issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2012 | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, which is frightening.We must make sure his hateful rhetoric does not even... Sign if you agree: Presidents do not stop working in the final year of their term. Neither should the Senate.