Friday Apr 18
No action yet, but opposition still brewing to medical device tax
In a letter ostensibly about congratulating newly appointed chairman of the Senate Finance Committee Ron Wyden , Sen. Joe Donnelly pressed for bipartisan Senate action to kill the 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices that became law as part of the Affordable Care Act in 2010.
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Friday Apr 18
Restaurant Assoc. conference to feature House Majority Leader Cantor
Eric Cantor, the U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader, and Senator Joe Donnelly, will be the featured speakers during the National Restaurant Association's 28th annual Public Affairs Conference, April 29-30 in Washington, D.C. According to a news release, the conference will feature 600 restaurateurs who will meet with lawmakers to discuss ... (more)
Friday Apr 18
Donnelly visits sonobuoy maker
Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., visited a Columbia City company Thursday afternoon to commend it for its role in the hunt for the Malaysia Airlines flight missing since March 8. Ultra Electronics-UnderSea Sensor Systems Inc. has supplied 3,000 sonobuoys, or underwater detection devices, to the Australian Air Force for the search in the Indian Ocean.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Senators accepting judicial applications
Sens. Dan Coats, R-Ind., and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., are inviting applications from prospective candidates for an upcoming vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
GOP Senate may run purple
Much like the last four years of Majority Leader Harry Reid's tenure, when the Nevada Democrat relied on picking off swing Republicans, a GOP-led Senate would almost certainly be closely divided.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Journal and Courier
Donnelly, Purdue work to transition veterans back to civilan life
As the U.S. continues to close military bases across Afghanistan and send troops home, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, hopes to provide a smoother transition back to civilian life for them and their families.
Indiana Law Blog
Courts - The process for filling the upcoming vacancy resulting from ...
Senators Joe Donnelly and Dan Coats today announced the process for candidates interested in the upcoming vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Right to Life PAC endorses candidates
The Allen County Right to Life Political Action Committee has endorsed local pro-life candidates before the May 6 primary election.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
These 11 Democratic Senators Think Climate Change Isn't Bad *Enough*
Earlier today, 11 Democratic senators sent a letter to the President demanding that he approve the Keystone XL pipeline.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Indianapolis Star
Indiana senators try to save your bratwurst
Europeans negotiating a free trade deal with the United States have been angling to reserve names like "feta" and "parmesan" only for cheese made in Europe.
US News & World Report
A Democrat Clinton Wouldn't Campaign For
Former President Bill Clinton turned down an invitation to campaign on behalf of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in 2012.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
WNDU-TV South Bend
Roll Call: Local senators' votes on unemployment benefits
Folks who lost their long-term unemployment benefits last year could soon see some relief.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Watching Collins: Keeping Maine's Senior Senator accountable
A Republican recently told me regarding Sen Collins, "at least she doesn't embarrass us on the nightly news like Gov LePage."
Thu Apr 03, 2014
House passes bill to change Obamacarea s workweek from 30 hours to 40
Eighteen House Democrats ignored President Obama's veto threat and helped Republicans pass a bill Thursday that rewrites the health care law to define full-time work as 40 hours per week - and not 30 - out of concern the current rules are forcing Americans to work fewer hours and earn less.
Hotel News Resource
Hotel Industry Praises House Passage of 40-Hour Bill
The American Hotel & Lodging Association , the sole national association representing all segments of the 1.8 million-employee lodging industry, issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed The Save American Workers Act : "Today's passage of The Save American Workers Act is an important step towards providing ... (more)
Journal and Courier
Brian Howey: Supreme Court opens door for even more campaign spending
As Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock kicked off his U.S. Senate campaign in February 2011 at the Artsgarden, the most conspicuous person in the wings was Terre Haute attorney Jim Bopp Jr. There stood the man who has changed the federal election finance system with a series of U.S. Supreme and district court victories he framed and argued -- ... (more)
U.S. Lawmakers Explore Faster Missile-Interceptor Fielding in Europe
A U.S. Standard Missile 3 Block 1B missile interceptor is launched from the USS Lake Erie during a successful October intercept trial.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Indianapolis Business News
Pence continues to seek repeal of medical device tax
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Monday asking him to work with Congress to repeal a 2.3-percent excise tax on medical devices that is helping to pay for the federal health care law.
The oil spilled from BP's Whiting refinery appears to have been cleaned up from Lake Michigan, but the political fallout might not be as easy to contain.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Family Research Council
Young at Heart of ObamaCare Reform
It may be April 1st, but Democrats are nobody's fool. While they frantically try to hang onto their seats, the Left is putting as much distance between ObamaCare and the Democratic Party as possible.