Donna Schaibley

Donna Schaibley

Representative District 24 | District 24

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Phone: 317-232-9863

Email: h24@iga.in.gov

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Courtney Scott

Phone: 317-234-9006

Email: courtney.scott@iga.in.gov

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It is a privilege to represent southeastern Boone and western Hamilton counties in the Indiana House of Representatives. I am honored, excited and humbled to have this opportunity to serve my fellow Hoosiers. My goal is to represent the concerns and interests of all the communities in our District. 

In order to perform my job as your representative effectively, I will need your continued input. Please do not hesitate to contact me with your concerns, suggestions and questions. I look forward to speaking with you about my political philosophy and the important issues that are facing our General Assembly.

I hope to hear from you,  

Donna Schaibley
State Representative
House District 24

Indiana House of Representatives: 2014 – present

 House District 24: Portions of Boone and Hamilton counties

 Committees:

  • Environmental Affairs
  • Financial Institutions
  • Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation

 Address: 200 West Washington Street, Suite 401, Indianapolis, IN 46204

 Telephone:

 1-800-382-9841 (Statehouse)

Direct Line: 317- 232-9863

Education: Graduated from Purdue University with a B.A. in Political Science and Social Studies Education

 Community Involvement

  • Served on the Board of Trustees of Orchard School for six years
  • Held leadership positions in the Orchard School Parents Association and Orchard in Bloom
  • Served as a Volunteer at Oakes Academy in Indianapolis
  • Member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish

State Representative Donna Schaibley joined the Indiana House of Representatives in December 2014.

Rep. Schaibley was born and raised in Floyds Knobs, Indiana.  She graduated from Purdue University where she majored in political science and social studies education.  After graduation she married her husband, John, and moved to Washington, D.C.

Rep. Schaibley worked at George Washington University managing the employee benefits program and later worked at Indiana University managing the Math Department office. After her husband started his career as a lawyer, she became a stay-at-home mother.

Before joining the Legislature, Rep. Schaibley was a substitute teacher for several years in the Carmel Clay Schools, focusing on special education classes. She also worked at the Voter Registration office in Hamilton County. She and her husband live in Carmel, and have two children and one grandchild.  

House District 24 is composed of portions of Boone and Hamilton counties in central Indiana.

House Page Program now accepting applications

Posted by: Courtney Scott  | Friday, January 9, 2015

STATEHOUSE — State Representative Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) is encouraging Hoosier students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program. The program offers students 13 to 18 years old the chance to visit the Statehouse and see a full day of legislative activity. “The House Page Program is an excellent way for students to experience the

[R24] Rep. Schaibley Ready to Begin Committee Work

Posted by: Courtney Scott  | Friday, January 2, 2015

STATEHOUSE- House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced standing committee assignments for the 119th General Assembly. Standing committee assignments are made biennially after each election. State Representative Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) was appointed to serve on three committees: Environmental Affairs Financial Institutions Statutory

[R24] Donna Schaibley sworn in as State Representative for House District 24

Posted by: Courtney Scott  | Tuesday, December 23, 2014

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) was sworn in today by Indiana Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush to serve House District 24. Rep. Schaibley was joined at the ceremony by her husband, John, and sister, Jo Ann Thompson. “It is an honor to serve House District 24 at the Indiana Statehouse,” said Rep. Schaibley.

[R24] Legislation targeting workforce development signed into law (3/26/2014)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Start Date: 3/26/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 3/26/2014 STATEHOUSE – Legislation authored by State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) regarding workforce development was signed into law today by Governor Pence. “Having dedicated a great deal of time to this bill during the 2014 legislative session, I am pleased to see it signed

[R24] Bill targeting regional development is signed into law (3/25/2014)

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Start Date: 3/25/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 3/25/2014 STATEHOUSE – Legislation authored by State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) regarding regional economic development was signed into law today by Governor Pence. House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1035 requires the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) to conduct an assessment of

[R24] Representative Steve Braun brings major workforce development idea to reality (3/14/2014)

Friday, March 14, 2014

Start Date: 3/14/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 3/14/2014At the start of the 2014 session, House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), joined by State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) and other House Republicans, unveiled the Working on Progress legislative agenda. One of these bills, House Enrolled Act 1003, was authored by Rep. Braun to

[R24] Rep. Braun’s bill targeting regional development passes the Senate (3/5/2014)

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Start Date: 3/5/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 3/5/2014State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) authored a piece of legislation concerning regional economic development which passed the Senate unanimously on Tuesday. House Bill (HB) 1035 requires the Indiana Economic Development Corporation to conduct an assessment of Indiana's regional

[R24] Representatives Braun and Heuer lead major workforce development bill (1/29/2014)

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Start Date: 1/29/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 1/29/2014At the start of the 2014 session, Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), joined by State Representatives Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) and Kathy Heuer (R-Columbia City), as well as other House Republicans, unveiled the Working on Progress legislative agenda, focusing on priorities like education

[R24] Rep. Braun responds to Governor Pence's State of the State address (1/16/2014)

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Start Date: 1/16/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AM End Date: 1/16/2014 “Last night, I was pleased to see the governor reiterate his commitment to a strong Indiana economy. As a small business owner, I have experienced firsthand the hardships facing business across our state – primarily the lack of qualified workers and an excess of red

[R24] Rep. Braun commends Zionsville pie shop on receiving EDGE Award (1/14/2014)

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Start Date: 1/14/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 1/14/2014State Representative Steve Braun (R- Zionsville) commends My Sugar Pie for receiving a 2014 Economic Development and Growth through Entrepreneurship (EDGE) award. The EDGE awards are hosted by the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) and were presented today by Lt. Governor

[R24] Organization Day charity drive focuses on giving back (11/19/2013)

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Start Date: 11/19/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 11/19/2013 End Time: 11:59 PM STATEHOUSE — State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) joined House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis), legislators, staff and other state office holders in donating sporting equipment and other items to the Special Olympics of Indiana today at the Statehouse.

[R24] Rep. Braun to attend Small Business Caucus field hearing (8/23/2013)

Friday, August 23, 2013

Start Date: 8/23/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 8/23/2013 End Time: 11:59 PM STATEHOUSE – State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) will be joining members of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) at a field hearing on Thursday, Aug. 29 in Carmel. WHAT: Small Business Caucus field hearing WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 29 at 8-9

[R24] Rep. Braun receives leadership role within Indiana Career Council (8/22/2013)

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Start Date: 8/22/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 8/22/2013 End Time: 11:59 PM STATEHOUSE- At Monday’s second meeting of the Indiana Career Council (ICC), State Representative Steve Braun (R- Zionsville) was named chairman of the Indiana Workforce Intelligence System (IWIS) taskforce. The ICC is a 16 member council which is entrusted with aligning

[R24] Rep. Braun honored by Career Council appointment (7/9/2013)

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Start Date: 7/9/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 7/9/2013 End Time: 11:59 PM State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) issued the following statement in response to his appointment to the Indiana Career Council: STATEHOUSE - “The Indiana Career Council has the very important task of aligning the various participants in Indiana’s

[R24] Rep. Braun congratulates local high schools on academic success (6/25/2013)

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Start Date: 6/25/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 6/25/2013 End Time: 11:59 PM STATEHOUSE – State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) is pleased to congratulate Carmel and Zionsville High Schools for being in the top 10 of schools in Indiana to achieve the goal of having 25 percent or more of its students pass Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

[R24] Rep. Braun appointed to interim study committees (6/24/2013)

Monday, June 24, 2013

Start Date: 6/24/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 6/24/2013 End Time: 11:59 PM STATEHOUSE — State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) has been appointed to serve on the Indiana Career Council as well as the Judicial Technology Oversight Committee. “The Indiana Career Council is a new committee that was established by House Enrolled Act

[24] Motorsports investment enacted in time for the greatest spectacle in racing (5/23/2013)

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Start Date: 5/23/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE – State Representatives P. Eric Turner (R-Cicero) and Steve Braun (R-Zionsville), who served as the author and co-author, respectively, for House Enrolled (HEA) Act 1544, joined motorsports industry representatives today as the governor signed the bill into law. HEA 1544 establishes the Indiana Motorsports

[24] Improving Indiana Courts' access to information (5/14/2013)

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Start Date: 5/14/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE— Rep. Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) joined Gov. Mike Pence yesterday as he signed House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1393 into law. Authored by Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon), HEA 1393 continues an effort to create continuity in Indiana’s courts by giving them the option to join on the same filing network.

[r24] Freshman legislator recaps first legislative session (4/29/2013)

Monday, April 29, 2013

Start Date: 4/29/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMSTATEHOUSE — The 2013 legislative session has concluded, and with it brings a close to freshman legislator State Representative Steve Braun’s (R-Zionsville) first session representing District 24. He authored and sponsored legislation directly affecting Hoosiers all over Indiana. “My first

[r24] Indiana Career Council Signed into Law (4/15/2013)

Monday, April 15, 2013

Start Date: 4/15/2013 Start Time: 10:00 AMEnd Date: 4/15/2013 End Time: 10:00 AM STATEHOUSE — House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) joined Governor Mike Pence as he signed House Bill (HB) 1002, the Indiana Career Council (ICC), into law. HB 1002 passed out of both the House and the Senate with unanimous votes, receiving unprecedented bipartisan

[r24] Student receives prestigious award at the Statehouse (4/15/2013)

Monday, April 15, 2013

Start Date: 4/15/2013 Start Time: 10:00 AMEnd Date: 4/15/2013 End Time: 10:00 AM STATEHOUSE – State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) congratulates Allison E. Bates from Carmel for receiving the 2013 Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship today. The award recognizes high school seniors for their outstanding leadership skills, high

[r24] Rep. Braun welcomes Best Buddies at Statehouse (3/13/2013)

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Start Date: 3/13/2013 Start Time: 9:00 AM STATEHOUSE — State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) welcomed two participants from the Best Buddies program, Grant Lutz and Ryan Meyer, to the House of Representatives during today’s legislative session. Participating in the Best Buddies Indiana Page Day, they served as pages for Rep. Braun.

[r24] Addressing the High Military Unemployment Rate (2/18/2013)

Monday, February 18, 2013

Start Date: 2/18/2013 Start Time: 11:00 AMSTATEHOUSE —State Representative Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) joined House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), Leader Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City) and Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn) along with Brig. Gen. Brian R. Copes, Chief of the Joint Staff of the Indiana National Guard and Dr. Charles Haenlein the

[r24] Addressing the Opportunity Gap (2/18/2013)

Monday, February 18, 2013

Start Date: 2/18/2013 Start Time: 11:00 AMSTATEHOUSE —House Bill 1002, the Indiana Career Council (ICC), passed out of the Government and Regulatory Reform Committee today. House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) presented an amendment that creates a strategic plan to improve Indiana’s education, job skills development and career

[r24] House Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 session (2/18/2013)

Monday, February 18, 2013

Start Date: 2/18/2013 Start Time: 11:00 AMSTATEHOUSE — State Rep. Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) is encouraging local students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program. The program offers students 13 to 18 years old the chance to visit the Statehouse and see a full day of legislative activity. “The page program is truly a great opportunity for

[r24] Rep. Braun congratulates Zionsville Community Schools (2/11/2013)

Monday, February 11, 2013

Start Date: 2/11/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMSTATEHOUSE – State Rep. Steve Braun (R-Zionsville) congratulates the Zionsville Community School system, which has been awarded a grant from the State of Indiana for their teacher evaluation model. “The Zionsville Community School system was selected out of 124 total applicants,” said Rep.

[r24] Breaking Down Barriers (2/5/2013)

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Start Date: 2/5/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMSTATEHOUSE —In a rare joint announcement, House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) and Minority Leader Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City) discussed a proposal embodied in House Bill 1002 which is designed to improve coordination, communication and vision for Indiana’s workforce training and career

[r24] Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse (2/5/2013)

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Start Date: 2/5/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMSTATEHOUSE – Rep. Steve Braun (R-Zionsville), his fellow House legislators and staff wore sneakers at the Statehouse today in support of the “Suits and Sneakers” challenge to promote awareness of the fight against cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, last year 35,000 Hoosiers heard

[r24] Rep. Braun appointed to House committees (12/5/2012)

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Start Date: 12/5/2012 Start Time: 1:00 PM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012Rep. Braun appointed to House committees STATEHOUSE — House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced committee assignments and leadership appointments for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. Committee chairmen and caucus leaders are selected

[R24] Hoosier Homestead Awards Presented to Local Farms (8/9/2012)

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Start Date: 8/9/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 8/9/2012 End Time: 11:59 PMSTATEHOUSE — Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman and Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay honored the Samuel and Malinda Smith Stephen Farm and the Shaffer Farm at Wednesday’s Hoosier Homestead Award Ceremony at the Indiana State Fair. The Hoosier Homestead Award Program

[R24] White County designated a drought disaster area (7/27/2012)

Friday, July 27, 2012

Start Date: 7/27/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 7/27/2012 End Time: 11:59 PMSTATEHOUSE – White County, represented by State Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston), Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) and Rich McClain (R-Logansport), has been designated a primary disaster area by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). On Wednesday, the USDA added 14 Indiana

Rep. Messmer congratulates CPR Cell Phone Repair on EDGE Award (4/11/2012)

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Start Date: 4/11/2012 End Date: 4/11/2012 STATEHOUSE – Today at the Statehouse Scott Hutslar, owner of CPR Cell Phone Repair in Jasper, Ind., was presented with the Economic Development and Growth through Entrepreneurship (EDGE) Award. State Rep. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) would like to congratulate them on their success. CPR Cell Phone

[r24] Rep. McClain responds to his last Sine Die with the Indiana House of Representatives (3/10/2012)

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Start Date: 3/10/2012End Date: 3/10/2012 STATEHOUSE— “As I casted my last vote and adjourned Sine Die my last legislative session, I quickly realized how wonderful the past 18 years serving constituents of House District 24 and the State of Indiana has been. My last session was nothing short of exciting. Although we had a few hiccups, we were

[r24] Rep. McClain honored for his service in the House (3/7/2012)

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Start Date: 3/7/2012End Date: 3/7/2012 STATEHOUSE—State Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) was honored today by the Indiana House of Representatives for his continued service and dedication to the constituents of House District 24 throughout his 18 years of service. Rep. McClain plans to retire from the House at the end of this term. During his time in

[r24] A smorgasbord of legislation (2/6/2012)

Monday, February 6, 2012

Start Date: 2/6/2012 End Date: 2/6/2012 What a busy week it has been in the Indiana House of Representatives. We passed 72 pieces of legislation onto the Senate for further discussion. In addition, we had our first House Bill (HB) of the session signed into law by the governor. Among the legislation passed to the Senate were bills aimed at

[r24] Bill proposing extension of Military Family Relief Fund passes House (1/27/2012)

Friday, January 27, 2012

Start Date: 1/27/2012End Date: 1/27/2012 STATEHOUSE—Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) supported legislation today that would enhance the Military Family Relief Fund. House Bill (HB) 1059 passed out of the Indiana House of Representatives with a 93-0 vote. HB 1059 would extend the time allotment that an active duty service member and their families may

[r24] Bill regarding misdemeanor court hearings passes House Committee (1/26/2012)

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Start Date: 1/26/2012End Date: 1/26/2012 STATEHOUSE—Rep. Rich McClain’s (R-Logansport) legislation dealing with misdemeanor hearings passed out of the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code with a 9-2 vote. House Bill (HB) 1152 provides that misdemeanors be heard in a city or town court in which a judge who is an attorney in good standing

[r24] Rep. McClain's start of session overview (1/17/2012)

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Start Date: 1/17/2012End Date: 1/17/2012 The 2012 legislative session is back in gear, and I am excited to be writing to you again. This is my last session after 18 years of serving as your State Representative. Despite this being my final year, I promise to continue keeping you informed about all the happenings over the next eight weeks. Like every

[r24] Rep. McClain ranked as a "pro-jobs" legislator (7/25/2011)

Monday, July 25, 2011

Start Date: 7/25/2011 All DayEnd Date: 7/25/2011 "We had several hiccups this past session, but in the end we were able to pass many meaningful pieces of legislation that will help Indiana continue on the right track through these trying times," said Rep. McClain. "Jobs and a thriving economy are the main keys to making that happen." The Chamber's Vote

[r24] Rep. McClain Delivers on Promises (4/29/2011)

Friday, April 29, 2011

Start Date: 4/29/2011 All DayEnd Date: 4/29/2011STATEHOUSE - The 2011 legislative session has been a session of historic challenges and historic accomplishments. Despite the many road bumps, House Republicans have delivered on the promises they made in 2010. State Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) along with other House Republican legislators presented the

[r24] Rep. Rich McClain Guest Column: Adjournment getting closer, legislators still hard at work (4/25/2011)

Monday, April 25, 2011

Start Date: 4/25/2011 All DayEnd Date: 4/25/2011 Senate Bill 411 prohibits employers from requiring employees to disclose that information as a term of employment-again, as long as the facility is not a school or governmental building. Another issue that was addressed last session, however, was unsuccessful in getting passed, was illegal immigration. In

[r24] Rep. McClain: Continuing to Expand on Education Opportunities (4/15/2011)

Friday, April 15, 2011

Start Date: 4/15/2011 All DayEnd Date: 4/15/2011In a rare joint announcement, House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) along with Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) and Governor Mitch Daniels announced their support for an additional $150 million investment in K-12 education emphasizing early learning opportunities for Hoosier

[r24] Legislation to help Cass County handle challenging cases passes House (4/14/2011)

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Start Date: 4/14/2011 All DayEnd Date: 4/14/2011Rep. Rich McClain (R - Logansport) sponsored legislation today to ensure Cass County can keep its deputy prosecuting attorney in order to serve the correctional facilities and mental hospitals within the county. Senate Bill 96 passed out of the House with an unanimous vote. Currently, state law allows counties

[r24] REP. RICH McCLAIN: Spend a dollar, cut a dollar (4/14/2011)

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Start Date: 4/14/2011 All DayEnd Date: 4/14/2011During these past few weeks, the legislature has set a different pace from what we have previously seen in the House chambers - bills getting heard and voted upon. The most important of these issues and critical to the entire state was our budget. Crafting and passing a budget is a lengthy and involved

[r24] Rep. McClain Releases Statement Regarding Democrat Walkout (3/29/2011)

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Start Date: 3/29/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/29/2011"It pleases me to see the Democrats return to their legislative responsibilities at the Statehouse-not only allow the democratic process to move forward, but to give their constituents a voice in Indianapolis. "Although we have continued our efforts in any way we could without establishing a quorum, we have

[r24] Walking out on responsibility (3/18/2011)

Friday, March 18, 2011

Start Date: 3/18/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/18/2011When you were younger, you might have gotten away with a lot more than you would as an adult. For example, if you forgot to take out the trash or make your bed, you might have gotten grounded or been given more chores for the next month. It might have seemed like the end of the world, but in all reality, it

[r24] Rep. McClain votes to support job creation (2/17/2011)

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Start Date: 2/17/2011 All DayEnd Date: 2/17/2011 The legislation would allow businesses to cut down on start-up administrative costs and streamline the process, allowing for more businesses to be created. In order to do so, the bill requires the Secretary of State to develop and maintain a website that would allow a person to submit information about their

[r24] Helping Hoosiers through legislation (2/11/2011)

Friday, February 11, 2011

Start Date: 2/11/2011 All DayEnd Date: 2/11/2011 I'll give you a brief overview of some of those bills, but you can learn even more about them or follow their progress at www.in.gov/legislative. Even though we've seen unemployment numbers slowly decline, that doesn't mean we're out of the recession just yet. Hoosiers need jobs to keep the economy going, and

[r24] Rep. McClain supports "Texting and Driving Ban" (1/26/2011)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Start Date: 1/26/2011 All DayEnd Date: 1/26/2011 House Bill 1129 would make sending or reading a text message or e-mail while driving a motor vehicle a Class C infraction. In 2009, the Indiana General Assembly passed legislation that would ban teen drivers under the age of 18 from texting or emailing while driving a motor vehicle. Since 2009, the

[r24] Rep. McClain Appointed to House Committees (1/4/2011)

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Start Date: 1/4/2011 All DayEnd Date: 1/4/2011 # Select Committee on Government Reduction # Veterans Affairs and Public Safety # Ways and Means "All of these committees are very meaningful to me, so to be appointed as a member of each of them is a huge honor," said Rep. McClain today. "I appreciate Speaker Bosma and our leadership for giving me the

[r24] Rep. McClain: Eager to Serve (1/4/2011)

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Start Date: 1/4/2011 All DayEnd Date: 1/4/2011 Newly-elected Speaker of the House Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) took today's ceremony to emphasize to all members how the legislature must go beyond doing its duty and instead, become dedicated public servants to the State of Indiana. In September, the House Republican Caucus released their legislative

[r24] White County and Walton awarded with money to go green (4/12/2010)

Monday, April 12, 2010

Start Date: 4/12/2010 All DayEnd Date: 4/12/2010The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Grant (EECBG) program awarded White County and the Town of Walton with more than $245,000 in grant money today, said Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport). The grants were presented by Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman and will be used for energy efficient upgrades to public

[r24] House Republicans Claim Victory for 2010 Session (4/9/2010)

Friday, April 9, 2010

Start Date: 4/9/2010 All DayEnd Date: 4/9/2010Sine Die, or adjourned, shortly after midnight on Friday, March 12. In the final hours of session, legislators passed House Bill 1367 by a 97-0 vote to allow schools the flexibility to transfer money between various funds to make up for reduced revenue. In addition, Senate Bill 23 passed by an 85-12 vote to

[r24] McClain votes to protect Hoosier safety (4/7/2010)

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Start Date: 4/7/2010 All DayEnd Date: 4/7/2010Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) voted to continue keeping Hoosiers safe by supporting House Bill (HB) 1068 and 1065 as both bills passed out of the House today. HB 1065 would forbid business owners from prohibiting an employee from keeping a legally owned firearm in his or her locked vehicle at work. "This

[r24] McClain votes to help Hoosier taxpayers (4/5/2010)

Monday, April 5, 2010

Start Date: 4/5/2010 All DayEnd Date: 4/5/2010Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) voted today to put an end to taxpayers frustration over receiving late property tax bills. "No one looks forward to getting their property tax bill in the spring, but what is even more frustrating for Hoosiers is not receiving their property tax bill when expected." Over the

[r24] Rep. McClain honors agricultural teacher and student (4/2/2010)

Friday, April 2, 2010

Start Date: 4/2/2010 All DayEnd Date: 4/2/2010 "I had the pleasure of meeting Travis Martin yesterday, and what a fine individual," said Rep. McClain. "He represents everything good about FFA and I have full confidence that he will not only do a great job as the new president, but also a great job representing our community." Joining Martin on the 2009-2010

[r24] Rep. McClain supports changes to handlebar restrictions (3/1/2010)

Monday, March 1, 2010

Start Date: 3/1/2010 All DayEnd Date: 3/1/2010

[r24] Rep. McClain: Pay child suppport first (3/1/2010)

Monday, March 1, 2010

Start Date: 3/1/2010 All DayEnd Date: 3/1/2010

[r24] Rep. McClain Backs Pension Option for Disabled Firefighters and Police Officers (2/15/2010)

Monday, February 15, 2010

Start Date: 2/15/2010 All DayEnd Date: 2/15/2010

[r24] Rep. McClain Reacts to State of the State Address (1/20/2010)

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Start Date: 1/20/2010 All DayEnd Date: 1/20/2010

[r24] Constitutional Property Tax Caps Pass House, Advance To Senate (1/12/2010)

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Start Date: 1/12/2010 All DayEnd Date: 1/12/2010

[r24] Rep. Clere Invites Students to Experience Statehouse Activity (1/12/2010)

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Start Date: 1/12/2010 All DayEnd Date: 1/12/2010

[r24] Rep. McClain Supports Initiatives to Help Hoosier Taxpayers (4/17/2009)

Friday, April 17, 2009

Start Date: 4/17/2009 All DayEnd Date: 4/17/2009

[r24] Rep. McClain: A Sad Tax Day for Hoosiers (4/15/2009)

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Start Date: 4/15/2009 All DayEnd Date: 4/15/2009STATEHOUSE - House Democrats ran out on permanent property tax relief today before the Caps Clock did, Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) said.Today was the deadline for the third reading of bills in the House. House Democrats voted to adjourn until Monday. Unfortunately, Tax Day came and went without Hoosier

[r24] Democrat April Fool's Joke: No Tax Caps This Year (4/1/2009)

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Start Date: 4/1/2009 All DayEnd Date: 4/1/2009 "My Republican colleagues and I are asking our friends across the aisle to join us in helping Hoosiers, by urging Speaker Bauer to hear the property tax caps," said Rep. McClain. "We made a promise last year to Hoosier property taxpayers, and I intend to do everything I can to keep it." "We need to protect all

[r24] Many Hoosier Youth Will Have a More Productive Summer (3/31/2009)

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Start Date: 3/31/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/31/2009 "This opportunity for young Hoosiers couldn't have come at a better time," said Rep. McClain (R-Logansport). "This is a great chance to get people involved in the environment and wellness of Indiana. This includes preserving historic artifacts and restoring buildings to show the true beauty of Indiana. "This

[r24] Rep. McClain Supports Expansion of Tuition Exemption for Purple Heart Recipients (3/26/2009)

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Start Date: 3/26/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/26/2009 Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) co-sponsored the bill in the House of Representatives. Last year, the Indiana General Assembly created a law allowing Purple Heart recipients who served on active duty after Sept. 10, 2001, to apply for the tuition and fee exemption. Senate Bill 39 will expand those eligible

[r24] Rep. McClain Honors Families of Fallen Indiana Soldiers (3/24/2009)

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Start Date: 3/24/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/24/2009 In a resolution, the Indiana General Assembly offered gratitude and prayers to the families of the 152 fallen men and women from Indiana. As part of the ceremony, the families were invited into the House chamber for the reading of the resolution. Following this reading, the names of the soldiers were read

[r24] One Year Short and Millions of Dollars Too Big (2/20/2009)

Friday, February 20, 2009

Start Date: 2/20/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/20/2009 Under the Indiana Constitution, the House is where the budget begins, which means our House Ways and Means Committee is very powerful and very busy during a budget session. However, as is the case in every committee, the majority party calls the shots. It determines which bills will be heard and which won't.

[r24] Rep. McClain Reacts to the Budget Bill (2/20/2009)

Friday, February 20, 2009

Start Date: 2/20/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/20/2009 "We will be in worse shape than we ever thought possible next year if we continue with the one-year budget. Other states might have a working one-year budget, but that doesn't necessarily mean it will work for Indiana; especially when those states using a one-year budget are in the red. "Indiana is currently

[r24] Rep. McClain Votes to Put Hoosiers Back to Work (2/10/2009)

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Start Date: 2/10/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/10/2009 The bill provides jobs for Hoosiers in a wide range of endeavors, allows local governments to improve streets, roads and highways in their areas, protects important Major Moves projects and gives unemployed Hoosiers educational opportunities than can brighten their futures. "House Bill 1656 is all about

[r24] Who will be the next Mr. or Miss Math or Science? (2/10/2009)

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Start Date: 2/10/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/10/2009 "I think there is a lot of room for science and math students to excel in Indiana," said Rep. McClain. "It is important to recognize these students who do well in these valuable areas. With my wife being a chemistry and science teacher, I deeply encourage students to apply for this unique scholarship." All

[r24] McClain Votes to Protect Major Moves, Offer Jobs, Retraining and Economic Stimulus (2/3/2009)

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Start Date: 2/3/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/3/2009STATEHOUSE - Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) and the Indiana House of Representatives passed the Republican amendment today for House Bill 1656 by a 99-0 vote. The amendment would provide jobs for Hoosiers, allow local government to improve streets, roads and highways and protect important Major Moves projects

[r24] Rep. McClain Joins Indiana Lawmakers in Call to Feds: 'No Gitmo Detainees in Indiana' (2/3/2009)

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Start Date: 2/3/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/3/2009 "I am in full support of this resolution, and I hope, for Hoosiers' sake, it passes," said Rep. McClain. "I served in the Navy during the Vietnam War era and, therefore, value the idea of having detainees held in a detainee camp outside the U.S., and Guantanamo Bay is the most logical place to hold them.

[r24] Rep. McClain Invites Students to Experience Lawmaking Firsthand (1/14/2009)

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Start Date: 1/14/2009 All DayEnd Date: 1/14/2009 Pages will receive a tour of the Statehouse, including the governor's office, the Indiana House, Senate and Supreme Court. Pages are also given the opportunity to witness floor sessions and committee hearings taking place during their visit. Finally, pages will spend time with Rep. McClain in the House

[r24] Rep. McClain Statement on the State of the State Address (1/13/2009)

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Start Date: 1/13/2009 All DayEnd Date: 1/13/2009 "The governor gave his State of the State address, which shows the budget dominating much of this year's session. As a member of the Ways and Means Committee, I strive greatly for a balanced budget. Ultimately, I know that we can and we will work together in a bipartisan fashion to find an effective

[r24] Rep. Rich McClain Returns To Statehouse (1/7/2009)

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Start Date: 1/7/2009 All DayEnd Date: 1/7/2009(STATEHOUSE) Jan. 7, 2009 - Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport), along with his House colleagues, opened the 2009 session of the Indiana General Assembly today at the Statehouse. Rep. McClain starts the session with a number of goals that aim to control government spending and maintain high-quality services to

[r24] McClain Lauds Logansport Ivy Tech Community College Expansion (3/24/2008)

Monday, March 24, 2008

Start Date: 3/24/2008 All DayEnd Date: 3/24/2008 "I am thrilled to see much-needed funds come to our community's educational centers," said Rep. McClain. "I am a proud advocate for any efforts made toward providing an opportunity for individuals to further their education." The project will construct a new 81,880-square-foot building on approximately 59

[r24] McClain Hails Property Tax Reform Passage (3/14/2008)

Friday, March 14, 2008

Start Date: 3/14/2008 All DayEnd Date: 3/14/2008 "It is with great relief to report that permanent and substantial property tax relief has passed the House today. Indiana has been striving toward this goal for more than 30 years and taxpayers' voices were finally heard," said Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport). "I am delighted with the bipartisan manner in

[r24] McClain Joins Members of Senate, House to Support Plan for HB1001, SJR 1 (3/6/2008)

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Start Date: 3/6/2008 All DayEnd Date: 3/6/2008Senate and House Republicans joined together today to declare their agreement for a plan that gives Hoosiers immediate property tax relief and permanent property tax reform.The agreement, announced at a joint gathering of the two General Assembly Republican caucuses, gives taxpayers statewide an immediate

[r24] Bill to Transfer Responsibility of Indiana Veterans' Home Passes House (2/20/2008)

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Start Date: 2/20/2008 All DayEnd Date: 2/20/2008Senate Bill 250, a measure to transfer the responsibility for the Indiana Veterans' Home from the State Health Commissioner to the Department of Veterans' Affairs passed the House yesterday in a 92-4 vote. State Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) co-authored the bill. "The men and women who have served in the

[r24] McClain Encourages Bauer to Hear Marriage Amendment (2/19/2008)

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Start Date: 2/19/2008 All DayEnd Date: 2/19/2008 "I believe Hoosiers have the right to vote on this measure," said Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport). "By denying the House an opportunity to even hear the amendment, Speaker Bauer has effectively squashed any discussion. Marriage has long been considered a cornerstone of our society, and I support preserving

[r24] Reps. Gutwein, Lehe and McClain Encourage Residents (2/6/2008)

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Start Date: 2/6/2008 All DayEnd Date: 2/6/2008Rep. Eric Gutwein (R-Rensselaer), Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) and Rep. Rich McClain (R-Logansport) today encouraged residents in Jasper, Tippecanoe, Carroll, Pulaski, Fulton, Cass and White counties to visit a Disaster Recovery Center if they were affected by the recent and ongoing flooding. The Federal

[r24] Rep. McClain Angered that Property Tax Caps Not Considered in House (1/30/2008)

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Start Date: 1/30/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/30/2008Property tax reform in Indiana took a blow Tuesday night as House Joint Resolution 1, the bill containing constitutional property tax caps for homeowners, rental properties and businesses, was not heard."This marks a truly sad day for taxpaying Hoosiers," said Rep. Rich McClain. "As an advocate for permanent

[r24] Rep. McClain Votes for Property Tax Relief (1/24/2008)

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Start Date: 1/24/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/24/2008Hoosiers are a step closer to property tax relief after the Indiana House of Representatives on Thursday passed House Bill 1001 by a vote of 93-1. The bill now heads to the Indiana Senate.The bill contains about $700 million in new property relief, along with $250 million in already scheduled relief for 2008

[r24] Rep. McClain Votes $900 Million Tax Cut Out of Committee (1/18/2008)

Friday, January 18, 2008

Start Date: 1/18/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/18/2008

[r24] Rep. McClain's Response to State of the State (1/16/2008)

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Start Date: 1/16/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/16/2008

[r24] Indiana House Gavels In for 2008 Legislative Session (1/8/2008)

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Start Date: 1/8/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/8/2008 During the session, Rep. McClain will sit as a member on two House legislative committees:Ways and Means. Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation. The Indiana General Assembly is a part-time legislature, meeting on a two-year cycle, 2½ months in even-numbered years and four

[r24] Rep. McClain to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Hoosier Heartland Industrial Corridor Planning (9/20/2007)

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Start Date: 9/20/2007 All DayEnd Date: 9/20/2007th annual meeting of the Hoosier Heartland Industrial Corridor Inc. (HHIC). The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Logansport Ramada Inn. "I am pleased to have been actively involved with this project for over twenty-five years. This is an outstanding example of Indiana's desire to remain competitive in

[r24] Interim Study Committees Begin (7/23/2007)

Monday, July 23, 2007

Start Date: 7/23/2007 All DayEnd Date: 7/23/2007-30-

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Rep. Schaibley is sworn into office by Chief Justice Loretta Rush.
Rep. Schaibley reviews legislation on the House floor.