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5 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

EPA extends public input time on power plant rulesEPA extends public...

EPA extends public input time on power plant rules The EPA announced Tuesday it is extending the rule's public comment period to Dec. 1. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1u4s5TO The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday it is extending the public comment period 45 days for a proposed rule requiring states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The new deadline is Dec. 1. Indiana state officials and other stakeholders have more time to give feedback on the federal government's proposed rule requiring states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants - a rule that Gov. Mike Pence is trying to stop.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Democrat, Senator Dan Coats, US Senate

6 hrs ago | SNL Financial

US senators unveil bill to speed Keystone XL, border energy projects

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators cited the threat to U.S. security posed by an Islamic militant group that calls itself the Islamic State as they introduced a bill that would streamline the permitting process for energy infrastructure projects that connect the U.S. with Canada or Mexico. On Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Joe Manchin, Department of Energy

10 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Plebes are sworn in at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

How Hoosiers win a ticket into military academy Indiana lawmakers have own methods for selecting military academy nominees Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1s5gZBZ - Indiana high school seniors hoping to attend one of the nation's prestigious military service academies will be spending this fall trying to secure backing from a member of Congress. "These Hoosiers have the expertise and experience necessary to identify the best candidates for the military academy appointments," said Alex Damron, spokesman for Rep. Susan Brooks, about Brook's advisory committee of community leaders and current and past members of the military.

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Related Topix: United States Naval Academy, US Politics, US News, Representative Andre Carson, Representative Todd Young, Representative Larry Bucshon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Indiana

11 hrs ago | Indianapolis Business News

Property LinesSen. Donnelly to move office to renovated Consolidated project

Welcome to Property Lines, Indy's source for neighborhood real estate news. Your host is Scott Olson, IBJ's real estate beat reporter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Joe Donnelly, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Richard Lugar, Republican, Indianapolis, IN

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Mary Sanchez: Kansas might upset Senate election calculus

Let's go out on a limb and predict that a Republican majority will retake the Senate in November's elections. After all, Nate Silver, the paragon of quantitative journalism, puts the party's chances of doing so at 62.6 percent.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Senator Joe Donnelly, Opinion

Chicago Tribune

Slain Merrillville Officer Nick Schultz honored

As an altar boy, Nickolaus Schultz would sing "loud enough for the angels to hear him," the Rev. Peter Muha said Monday.

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Related Topix: Merrillville, IN, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Joe Donnelly, US Senate

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WTCA-AM Plymouth

Farm Buruea Names IN Senators Coats & Donnelly and Rep. Walorski as...

The American Farm Bureau Federation has named Indiana Senators Dan Coats and Joe Donnelly a "Friend of Farm Bureau." "Senator Coats works hard for Hoosier farmers in Washington and we appreciate his interest in limiting regulatory overreach," said Kyle Cline, national policy advisor for Indiana Farm Bureau.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Jackie Walorski, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Daniel Coats, Democrat, Senator Joe Donnelly, Senator Dan Coats, Indiana

The Hill

Senate GOP's first 100 days

Republicans are putting together an agenda for the first 100 days of 2015 in case they win control of the Senate. Authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline, approving "fast-track" trade authority, wiping out proposed environmental regulations and repealing the medical device tax top their list.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Senator Rob Portman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Roy Blunt

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Kos

10 Dems Join Senate GOP in Calling for Delay of New Carbon Regs Because, "Hey, No Urgency"

Today, a group of 53 senators --43 Republicans and 10 Democrats--wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy calling on her to extend the deadline for public comment on the proposal released in June to regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants. The EPA allowed for a 120 day comment period, twice as long as the normal 60 day period for regulations.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin

WTCA-AM Plymouth

Walorski & Donnelley's Reaction to President's Speech on Islamic State

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski , member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after hearing President Obama's address to the nation on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant : "While I agree with the president on the destruction of ISIL, there are many questions that have been left unanswered. His message was an 'about face' from the presidents' previous comments about the growing threat of terrorism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Jackie Walorski, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Joe Donnelly, US Senate

Journal Gazette

Farm Bureau snubs farmer Stutzman

Indiana Farm Bureau has unfriended Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, the only farmer among Indiana''s 11-member congressional delegation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Marlin Stutzman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Joe Donnelly, Senator Dan Coats, US Senate, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

Journalgazette.net

Suicide rate for soldiers remains high

U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly said Wednesday that the latest data on military suicides show why it's important that Congress approve his legislation requiring yearly mental health assessments for all service members. The Department of Defense reported this week that 120 members of the military had taken their lives in the first quarter of calendar year 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Joe Donnelly, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Suicide, US National Guard, US Military

Journalgazette.net

Ducking out early

"It is something that God intended to happen." In the moment, Richard Mourdock's bizarre explanation why he would oppose abortion for a woman impregnated during a rape did not evoke so much as a gasp.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Vanderburgh County, IN, Senator Joe Donnelly, US Senate, Indiana, Democrat, US Governors

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Journal Gazette

Donnelly, Coats anticipate president's plan to attack Islamic State

U.S. senators from Indiana favor military intervention against the Islamic State regardless of what President Barack Obama proposes in a public address Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Democrat, Senator Joe Donnelly, US Senate, Barack Obama

Journal Gazette

Donnelly, Coats anticipate president's plan to attack Islamic State

U.S. senators from Indiana favor military intervention against the Islamic State regardless of what President Barack Obama proposes in a public address Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Democrat, Senator Joe Donnelly, US Senate, Barack Obama

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana senators welcome Obama's plan to combat ISIS

Indiana senators welcome Obama's plan to combat ISIS Donnelly also voices support for launching U.S. airstrikes against militants in Syria Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rXlb6v President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the Cross Hall in the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Jackie Walorski, US News, Representative Todd Young, Representative Marlin Stutzman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Luke Messer, Democrat, Senator Dan Coats, US Senate

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Star Press

Nate LaMar: Mental illness and veteransNate LaMar: Mental illness and ...

Nate LaMar: Mental illness and veterans Help for veterans is available in East Central Indiana, but more could be done Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1oc94LD The following is a transcript of a speech Nate LaMar gave at Muncie's Flags of Honor program last Thursday. - Editor.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Senators support airstrikes on ISIL

U.S. senators from Indiana support continuing U.S. military attacks against Islamic extremists in Iraq, but they want President Barack Obama to obtain approval from Congress. 'Any new congressional authorization for the use of force could be considered once the plan is clear,' Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., said this week in an email to The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Joe Donnelly, Senator Dan Coats, US Senate, Barack Obama

Thu Sep 04, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

WLFI File Photo

Members of Congress will meet in Indiana Thursday to talk about the impact of the federal health care law specifically on businesses and schools. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce field hearing is set for 10 a.m. inside Greenfield City Hall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Joe Donnelly, US Senate, Republican, Representative Luke Messer, Indiana, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Journal and Courier

Bangert: Mourdock takes the money and runs

Bangert: Mourdock takes the money and runs Should Hoosiers really have expected more from state treasurer? Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1nY6cSG State treasurer had the option to honor his commitment to a four-year term or bail out four months early to save his retirement benefits.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Politics, Richard Lugar, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Joe Donnelly, Opinion

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