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Joe Donnelly, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Joe Donnelly, Sr.
Office: U.S. Senate (IN) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jill; 2 Children: Molly, Joseph Jr.
Birth Date: 09/29/1955
Birth Place: Queens, NY
Home City: Granger, IN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 20, 2011 Donnelly Questions VA Officials at Hearing on E-SERV Act
July 20, 2011 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2383, H.R. 2243, H.R. 2388 and Draft legislation
July 11, 2011 Donnelly Introduces E-SERV Act
June 24, 2011 Donnelly Reintroduces RAPID Claims Act to Speed Up Processing of Veterans' Claims
May 26, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
April 13, 2011 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Construction Contracting Practices
Dec. 8, 2010 Recognizing Efforts of Welcome Back Veterans
Oct. 14, 2010 Donnelly Efforts to Improve Disabled Veterans Life Insurance Signed into Law
Sept. 28, 2010 Veterans Benefits and Economic Welfare Improvement Act of 2010
Sept. 28, 2010 Congressman Donnelly's RAPID Claims Act Passes House
Sept. 15, 2010 Congressman Donnelly's RAPID Claims Act Passes House Veterans' Affairs Committee
July 28, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
July 12, 2010 Congressman Donnelly Praises VA Announcement on PTSD Claims
July 1, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs - H.R. 3407, H.R. 3787, H.R. 4541, H.R. 5064, H.R. 5549, and Draft Legislation
June 17, 2010 Congressman Donnelly Introduces RAPID Claims Act
April 21, 2010 Congressman Donnelly Supports Increased Assistance For Veterans And Their Families
Nov. 19, 2009 Congressman Donnelly Helps Introduce Legislation To Reduce Wait For Veterans' Disability Benefits Appeals
Oct. 22, 2009 Congressman Donnelly Pleased To See Bill To Secure Timely Funding For Veterans' Healthcare Become Law
June 4, 2009 Congressman Donnelly Introduces Bill To Update Life Insurance For Disabled Veterans
April 9, 2009 Congressman Donnelly Announces One-Time Payment for Seniors Included in Recovery Package
April 1, 2009 Congressman Donnelly Introduces Legislation To Provide Transition Assistance To Service Members
Sept. 24, 2008 Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2008
July 30, 2008 Congressman Donnelly Lauds Unanimous Passage of Legislation to Improve Disabled Veterans' Benefits
July 8, 2008 Congressmen Donnelly and Burton Announce New Veterans Clinic to Open in Peru
July 2, 2008 Congressmen Souder and Donnelly Announce Contract for VA's New Goshen Outpatient Clinic
June 5, 2008 Congressman Donnelly Commends VA on Creation of Rural Health Advisory Committee
May 20, 2008 Congressman Donnelly Hosts Field Hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee Subcommittee
May 9, 2008 Congressman Donnelly Expresses Support for Updated G.I. Bill
April 22, 2008 Congressman Donnelly Calls on Veterans Affairs Committee to Draft Legislation Requiring Temporary Disability Benefits for Seriously-Injured Veterans
March 14, 2008 Letter to The Honorable James B. Peake, MD, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 1, 2008 Congressman Donnelly Confirms Resumption of Mental Health Services at South Bend VA Clinic
Jan. 31, 2008 Statement from Congressman Donnelly on Suspension of Mental Health Services at South Bend VA Clinic
Dec. 21, 2007 Congressman Donnelly Sends Letter to the President Urging Him to Release Funds for VA
Dec. 12, 2007 Donnelly-Championed Private Care Options for Vets Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injury Included in House-Passed Defense Bill
Nov. 29, 2007 VA and DOD Program to Speed Benefits to Recent Wounded Warriors
Nov. 19, 2007 Congressmen Joe Donnelly and Fred Upton Introduce Legislation to Provide Immediate VA Disability Benefits for OIF and OEF Veterans
Oct. 9, 2007 Congressman Joe Donnelly Announces Delayed Opening of Elkhart County Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
July 31, 2007 Donnelly Votes for the Veterans' Healthcare Improvement Act of 2007
June 19, 2007 Donnelly Meets with Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs
June 15, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
June 15, 2007 Donnelly Joins House in Passing Historic Funding Increase for Veterans' Health Care
June 13, 2007 Congressman Donnelly and Souder Meet with Department of Veterans' Affairs Deputy Undersecretary for Health for Operations and Management
June 5, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition
May 25, 2007 Congressman Donnelly Announces New Veterans' Community-Based Outpatient Clinic to Open in Elkhart County
May 24, 2007 Congressman Joe Donnelly's Legislation to Create Rural Veterans Advisory Board Passes House
May 23, 2007 Traumatic Brain Injury Health Enhancement and Long-Term Support Act of 2007
May 9, 2007 Congressman Joe Donnelly Introduces Legislation to Create Rural Veterans Advisory Board
May 7, 2007 Donnelly To Support Legislation That Would Freeze Lucrative Bonuses of Top VA Officials
April 30, 2007 Congressional Quarterly Weekly Reports that Secretary of Veterans' Administartion is Open to Creating a Pilot Program Similar to DOnnelly's Bill...
March 23, 2007 US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
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