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INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., remains committed to expanding suicide-prevention screening to all military service members, even as the number of soldier suicides dropped by 8 percent last year.
I felt a brief surge of hope a few weeks ago about Congress. It was returning from Easter recess, and Capitol Hill was filled with talk about immigration reform, a minimum-wage bill, a spending bill to keep the government operating, and maybe even funding for transportation infrastructure. B…
The U.S. Department of Defense is far and away the biggest spender among federal agencies, with a $613 billion budget.
When Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, it called up recent memories of Gary going before the Distressed Unit Appeals Board year after year.
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are either over or winding down, but the specters of death and justice have taken a disturbing new tandem twist this year with the issues of U.S. military suicides and sexual assaults within the ranks.
After a decade of borrowing, spending and bailouts, the federal government has accumulated $16 trillion of debt. We face this problem because Washington spends too much, plain and simple.
The Gary Jet Center has been selected to receive a prestigious Department of Defense award for its support of employees who are Jet Center members of the National Guard and Reserves.
The correlation between energy security and national security has been brought to Indiana's attention — repeatedly — by U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., and U.S. Reps. Pete Visclosky and Joe Donnelly, both D-Ind. It's a call to action for the federal government, as well as others in this nation…
Thirteen members of the House of Representatives, including U.S. Reps. Pete Visclosky and Joe Donnelly, sent a letter to the Department of Defense last week asking it to consider using Great Lakes ports as waterborne cargo returns from Iraq.
The Congressional Steel Caucus wants the Department of Defense to tighten its rules so that armor steel plate it wants to buy can't be melted in another country.
With a projected fiscal year 2011 deficit of nearly $1.5 trillion and a massive $14.3 trillion national debt, addressing our nation's budget policies is a critical national priority. The need to tackle this crisis quickly brings with it an opportunity to put in place a comprehensive solution…
A Georgia Army National Guard soldier, originally from the South Suburbs, has died of injuries suffered in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Tuesday.
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