Steve Davisson

Steve Davisson

Representative | District 73

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Phone: 317-232-9753

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Email: h73@iga.in.gov

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Lindsay Devlin

Phone: 317-232-9695

Email: lindsay.devlin@iga.in.gov

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Welcome and thank you for visiting my web page. I hope that you find it helpful and informative. I consider it a great honor to serve the citizens of Washington, Jackson, Orange, Lawrence, Clark and Harrison Counties in the Indiana General Assembly. I always enjoy hearing the comments and concerns of those I represent, so I encourage you to contact me with your views on issues that are important to you.

Thank you,

Steve Davisson

House District 73

Indiana House of Representatives: 2010-present

Committees:

  • Public Health
  • Ways and Means

Occupation: Pharmacist

Education:

  • Graduate of Scottsburg Senior High School in 1976, Senior Class President
  • Graduate of Purdue University with Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, 1981
  • Graduate studies in Genetic Toxicology at Purdue University
  • Received Indiana Board of Pharmacy License in 1981

Representative Davisson and his wife, Michelle, have lived in Salem since 1983. They have five children and four grandchildren and one of his sons serves in the Indiana National Guard. Rep. Davisson and his wife have been 4-H leaders for 20 years. They are members of Salem Church of Nazarene where Rep. Davisson serves as a trustee. He is also a board member of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Washington County Unite. He serves on the Washington County Hometown Competitiveness Leadership Pillar.

House District 73 includes all of Washington County and parts of Orange, Jackson and Harrison counties in southern Indiana.

[r73] Health of Hoosiers is top priority

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Friday, April 24, 2015

At the end of February, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced an outbreak of HIV in the southeastern portion of the state, specifically Scott County. With over 142 individuals testing positive for HIV, a majority linked to drug use and sharing needles, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared this outbreak an epidemic. As

[r73] Rep. Davisson stresses importance of Hoosier agriculture

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Monday, April 13, 2015

Indiana has always been known for our agriculture. Hoosier farmers work tirelessly to ensure they are providing the state and nation with high quality products. In fact, our state’s economy relies heavily on the agriculture industry, and Hoosier farmers play a vital role in that. I am proud of their hard work and dedication to ensuring that this

[r73] Investing in Hoosier education

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Friday, March 27, 2015

It is hard to believe that we are rapidly approaching the end of the 2015 legislative session. Looking back on some of the major pieces of legislation that have passed out the House, I wanted to highlight some of the strides we made to advance our education system. It is my hope that students, teachers and parents all across the state will benefit from

[r73] “Right to Try” legislation signed into law

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Tuesday, March 24, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) co-authored legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to try a drug or treatment that has gone through the first stage of approval for use. House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1065 was signed into law by Governor Pence. “I am honored to have been a part of this life-changing

[r73] Rep. Davisson sponsors Work Ethic Certification measure

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Monday, March 16, 2015

As we move through the second half of session, the House will continue to discuss and pass Senate Bills. Education initiatives continue to be a priority for House Republicans, and I am proud to sponsor Senate Bill (SB) 356, which is a work ethic certification measure for students. Our children are our future and so providing them with skills that will help

[r73] Rep. Davisson congratulates local families on long-standing farms

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Friday, March 6, 2015

STATEHOUSE — State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) congratulates two local families for receiving the Hoosier Homestead Award. The awards were presented by Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann in the Farm Bureau Building at the Indiana State Fair. The Hoosier Homestead Award Program recognizes farming families that have owned and operated the same farm

[r73] The life of a bill during the second half of session

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Thursday, March 5, 2015

It is hard to believe that the 2015 legislative session has already reached the halfway mark. The House has studied, debated and passed many significant pieces of legislation over the past couple of months, and we worked long hours to ensure that only the best bills passed out of the House before the deadlines expired. Now, those bills will move to the

[r73] Rep. Davisson: Education remains a top priority

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Tuesday, February 24, 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE: State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) issued the following statement about House Bill 1001, Indiana’s biennial budget, which passed out of the Indiana House today with a 68 to 29 vote: STATEHOUSE- “As a member of Ways and Means, I am proud to have played a role in crafting House Bill 1001, Indiana’s biennial

[r73] Local road to be named after Orange County’s Veterans

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Monday, February 23, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) authored a resolution honoring Indiana’s Vietnam veterans. Co-authored by State Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth), House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 23 also urges the Indiana Department of Transportation to establish the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway, located at S.R. 56 and U.S. 150

[r73] House Republicans unveil proposed budget

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Friday, February 20, 2015

As we midpoint of session draws near, we are working hard to discuss, debate and pass bills that move our community and state forward. Although many bills are still making their way through the process, the most important piece of legislation we must pass this session is House Bill (HB) 1001, Indiana’s biennial budget. This week, Ways and Means

[r73] Combatting Indiana’s drug addictions

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Friday, February 13, 2015

As a member of the Public Health Committee I have created and advocated for legislation aimed at improving the quality of life for Hoosiers. My continued concern for Hoosiers’ health has prompted me to author two bills: House Bills (HB) 1448 and 1449. These two bills have both been passed by the House with unanimous votes. HB 1448, which I like to

[r73] Bill expands options for the terminally ill

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Wednesday, February 11, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) co-authored House Bill (HB) 1065 which would increase the opportunity for terminally ill patients to receive experimental medical treatment. HB 1065 passed out of the House unanimously. “There are many Hoosiers are who are suffering from a terminal illness, and this measure would give those

[r73] The budget process

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Friday, February 6, 2015

Every two years, the Indiana Legislature is tasked with crafting the state’s biennial budget. This means that the last and most important piece of legislation that will pass is the budget bill, House Bill 1001, which will contain Indiana’s finances for the next two years. As a member of the Ways and Means Committee, I have the unique opportunity

[r73] Legislation increasing efficiency passes through House

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Thursday, February 5, 2015

STATEHOUSE—State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) authored two bills to increase efficiency for Hoosiers. If enacted, House Bill (HB) 1183 would provide more authority to physician assistants (PAs), and HB 1531 works to streamline the judicial process by incorporating video conferencing technology. Both bills passed out of the House

[r73] HIP 2.0 approved for Hoosiers

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Monday, February 2, 2015

Many of you may have heard that HIP 2.0, the Healthy Indiana Plan expansion, was approved by the federal government this week. Through this expansion, an estimated 350,000 uninsured Hoosiers will have access to health care that is both cost effective and consumer-driven. When it comes to health care, people deserve options and the ability to decide what

[r73] Rep. Davisson joins Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Friday, January 30, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem), legislators and staff wore sneakers at the Statehouse today in support of the “Suits and Sneakers” challenge to raise awareness of the fight against cancer. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), in 2012, 35,000 Hoosiers heard the words “you have cancer,” and

[r73] Improving access to services with technology

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Friday, January 23, 2015

With continued advancement in technology, information and services are more accessible than ever. I believe in taking advantage of these technological advancements to improve Indiana, particularly our state’s health care and judicial systems. I have authored two pieces of legislation that utilize audio and video tele-services in an effort to take

[r73] Session is officially underway

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Friday, January 16, 2015

The 2015 legislative session has officially kicked off, and this year, my priority will be passing an honestly balanced budget with no tax hikes. From the first fall of the Speaker’s gavel this session, as a member of the Ways and Means Committee, I have been in and out of meetings discussing our state’s finances. The budget bill, House Bill

[r73] Rep. Davisson responds to Governor Pence’s State of the State Address

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Tuesday, January 13, 2015

STATEHOUSE- “I was pleased to hear the Governor outline some of the same goals we prioritized this session in his State of the State Address. As a member of Ways and Means, I am particularly pleased that the governor supports our efforts to pass an honestly balanced budget, centered on education. It is imperative that we pass a budget that does not

[r73] House Page Program now accepting pages for 2015 session

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Thursday, January 8, 2015

STATEHOUSE — State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) 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. “Participating in the page program is a unique opportunity for a student to witness

[r73] Rep. Davisson reappointed to Ways and Means Committee

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Thursday, December 4, 2014

STATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced standing committee assignments today for the 119th General Assembly. Standing committee assignments are made biennially after each election. State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) was reappointed to serve on the following committees: Ways and Means and Public Health.

[r73] Organization Day spotlights domestic violence awareness

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Wednesday, November 19, 2014

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) joined House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), fellow legislators, staff and other state office holders in donating bedding, towels and other supplies to the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) at the Statehouse. “Domestic violence affects so many people

[r73] Rep. Davisson pleased to hear of Summit Seed Coatings Indiana LLC locating in Salem (9/30/2014)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Start Date: 9/30/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AMRep. Davisson pleased to hear of Summit Seed Coatings Indiana LLC locating in Salem EDITOR’S NOTE: State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) issued the following statement regarding Summit Seed Coatings Indiana LLC locating its first Midwest facility in Salem, creating up to 20 new jobs by 2017.

[73] Rep. Davisson pleased with INSPECT findings (6/12/2014)

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Start Date: 6/12/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMRep. Davisson pleased with INSPECT findings EDITOR’S NOTE: State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) issued the following statement regarding the findings of the Harold Rogers grant program’s and the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency’s study of the Indiana Scheduled Prescription Electronic

[r73] New laws could help Indiana gain ground in battle against prescription abuse (4/11/2014)

Friday, April 11, 2014

Start Date: 4/11/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AMNew laws could help Indiana gain ground in battle against prescription drug abuse Indianapolis, Ind. – Indiana’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force and a series of new laws are focused on the state’s prescription drug abuse epidemic. Task force member State Representative Steve

[r73] Wrapping up the 2014 Legislative Session (3/26/2014)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Start Date: 3/26/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMWrapping up the 2014 Legislative Session The 2014 session of the Indiana General Assembly is now completed, and bills have been sent to the governor for his signature. Although this year was a short session, we were able to deliver on our agenda and pass legislation that will benefit Hoosiers across the state.

[r73] Indiana House celebrates FFA page day (2/27/2014)

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Start Date: 2/27/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 2/27/2014 End Time: 8:00 AMIndiana House celebrates FFA page day STATEHOUSE — State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) and fellow state representatives welcomed a group of House pages on Thursday as part of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Page Day. Rep. Davisson was joined by Konnor Wallace,

[r73] Salem marching band earns top honors at Statehouse (2/25/2014)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Start Date: 2/25/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMSalem marching band earns top honors at Statehouse STATEHOUSE—The Salem High School Marching Lions were honored at the Statehouse yesterday for their achievements at the Indiana State School Music Association’s (ISSMA) 2013 Scholastic B State Championship last October. The band was honored in House

Agriculture Support Bill passes out of the House (2/25/2014)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Start Date: 2/25/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 2/25/2014 End Time: 8:00 AMSTATEHOUSE – Senate Bill (SB) 186 sponsored by State Representative Don Lehe passed out of the House with a vote of 67-30. SB 186 states that it is the policy of Indiana to conserve, protect and encourage the development and improvement of agriculture, agricultural

[r73] Rep. Davisson commends Internal Honing Service on EDGE Award (1/14/2014)

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Start Date: 1/14/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 1/14/2014 End Time: 8:00 AMRep. Davisson commends Internal Honing Service on EDGE Award STATEHOUSE— State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) commends the Internal Honing Service for receiving an Economic Development and Growth through Entrepreneurship (EDGE) award. The EDGE awards are hosted by

[r73] Rep. Davisson appointed to Ways and Means Committee (12/10/2013)

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Start Date: 12/10/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMRep. Davisson appointed to Ways and Means Committee STATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced committee assignments and leadership appointments for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) was appointed to two committees including one vice

[r73] Organization Day charity drive focuses on giving back (11/19/2013)

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Start Date: 11/19/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMOrganization Day charity drive focuses on giving back STATEHOUSE – State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) was joined by fellow legislators, staff and other state office holders in donating sporting equipment and other items to the Special Olympics of Indiana today at the Statehouse. “Special

[r73] Davisson Report: Wrapping up the legislative interim (10/28/2013)

Monday, October 28, 2013

Start Date: 10/28/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMWrapping up the legislative interim It is officially fall and Organization Day at the Statehouse is right around the corner. Interim study committees are wrapping up and presenting their preliminary drafts and recommendations. This year, I had the pleasure of serving as a member of the Commission on Mental Health

[r73] Remembering Phyllis Pond (9/27/2013)

Friday, September 27, 2013

Start Date: 9/27/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMRemembering Phyllis Pond Indiana lost a champion last week. Phyllis Pond proudly served her district and Indiana proudly. A champion for education reform and children’s needs, Phyllis Pond broke barriers and inspired many with her knowledge, zest and unwillingness to break away from her principles. Elected

[r73] Cracking down on prescription drug abuse (8/23/2013)

Friday, August 23, 2013

Start Date: 8/23/2013 All DayCracking down on prescription drug abuseAs a pharmacist and the Vice Chairman of the Public Health Committee, I have had first-hand experience in seeing the devastating impacts of misusing and abusing prescription drugs. There is a common misconception that because these drugs are prescribed by a doctor and administered by a

[r73] Rep. Davisson appointed to interim study committees (6/21/2013)

Friday, June 21, 2013

Start Date: 6/21/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) appointed State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) to serve on the Health Finance Commission, the Military Base Planning Council and the Commission on Mental Health and Addiction. “So many positive pieces of legislation were passed this session, and I am

[r73] Cracking down on pain clinics; Senate Enrolled Act 246 (6/7/2013)

Friday, June 7, 2013

Start Date: 6/7/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE – Governor Mike Pence recently signed Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 246 into law. The law was sponsored by State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) in the House, which defines an “owner”, when referring to someone who employs or contracts individuals to dispense controlled substances, to maintain a

[r73] New law gives physician assistants more flexibility (5/13/2013)

Monday, May 13, 2013

Start Date: 5/13/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE- State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) authored House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1099, which will expand the scope of practice and amend the definition of “supervision” regarding the physician assistant law. . The bill was signed into law by the governor. “This bill was brought to my attention

[r73] Pharmacists to administer immunizations (5/1/2013)

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Start Date: 5/1/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE- State Representative Steve Davisson (R- Salem) authored House Bill (HB) 1464, which gives pharmacists – and pharmacy students and interns under appropriate supervision –the ability to administer immunizations such as pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap), menengitis and human

[r73] House Republican Legislative Priorities Achieved (4/26/2013)

Friday, April 26, 2013

Start Date: 4/26/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE - Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), announced the end of session, or Sine Die on Friday evening, closing out a year of priorities achieved. The House Republican agenda, which was released in October, centered on making Indiana a stronger state for future generations, by

[r73] More assistance for “Hardest Hit” Hoosiers (4/18/2013)

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Start Date: 4/18/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann held a press conference yesterday with State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) regarding the expansion of Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund. The U.S. Department of the Treasury identified Indiana as one of 18 states plus the District of Columbia, that had been most affected by

[r73] Borden boys’ basketball championship team recognized at the Statehouse (4/16/2013)

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Start Date: 4/16/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE — State Representatives Rhonda Rhoads (R-Corydon) and Steve Davisson (R-Salem) presented a resolution on the House floor on Tuesday honoring the Borden High School boys’ basketball team for winning the 2012-2013 state title. “The team received tremendous support from the school and community during

[r73] Rep. Davisson urges environmental ease (4/15/2013)

Monday, April 15, 2013

Start Date: 4/15/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE- Indiana State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) authored a House resolution urging the legislative council to assign the Environmental Quality Service Council to study the topic of a single point contact for submitting permit applications for either Water Quality Certification, state regulated wetlands or the

[r73] Rep. Davisson honors Vietnam veterans in House Resolution (4/9/2013)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Start Date: 4/9/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE – House Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) authored House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 29 urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the part of Indiana State Road 56 and U.S. Highway 150 that converge as a single roadway between Paoli and French Lick as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway.

[r73] Rep. Davisson appointed to Vice Chair of Public Health (2/26/2013)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Start Date: 2/26/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMSTATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced committee assignments and leadership appointments for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. State Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) was appointed to three committees including one vice chairmanship. Committee chairmen and caucus

[r73] Rep. Davisson focuses on jobs, education (2/26/2013)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Start Date: 2/26/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMSTATEHOUSE –Indiana Legislators were sworn in today, Organization Day, which marks the first meeting for the 118th General Assembly. All 100 members of the House, including 19 new Republicans, were sworn in by Chief Justice Brent Dickson. “Just like a responsible family, we will sit together at our

[r73] Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse (2/26/2013)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Start Date: 2/26/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMSTATEHOUSE – Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) and 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

[r73] Bill targets deceptive sale of synthetic drugs (2/21/2013)

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Start Date: 2/21/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE - Representative Steve Davisson (R-Salem) coauthored House Bill (HB) 1524, which aims to put more authority into the hands of the Office of the Attorney General to prosecute pharmaceutical companies dealing synthetic drugs. It passed out of the House Wednesday unanimously. The bill is authored by Rep. Milo Smith

[r73] Looking out for our veterans, House Bill 1387 passes out of House (2/19/2013)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Start Date: 2/19/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE – House Bill (HB) 1387, which provides aid for our Hoosier veterans, passed out of the House Monday with a 97-1 vote. The legislation was authored by State Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) and co-authored by Rep. Steve Davisson (R- Salem). “Although a system exists to provide our Hoosier veterans with

[r73] Pharmacists to administer immunizations, House Bill 1464 passes out of House (2/12/2013)

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Start Date: 2/12/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE- State Representative Steve Davisson (R- Salem) authored House Bill (HB) 1464, which gives pharmacists – and pharmacy students and interns under appropriate supervision –the ability to administer immunizations such as pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap), and human papillomavirus

[r73] House supports increased school employee background checks (1/28/2013)

Monday, January 28, 2013

Start Date: 1/28/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE — State Rep. Rhonda Rhoads (R-Corydon) authored legislation strengthening school background checks for potential employees, which passed the Indiana House of Representatives on Monday with a X-X vote. The bill is coauthored by Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem). “This bill is about the safety and well-being

[r73] House Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 session (1/4/2013)

Friday, January 4, 2013

Start Date: 1/4/2013 All DayEnd Date: 1/4/2013STATEHOUSE — State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) 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. “This is a great educational opportunity for

[r73] House Republicans introduce 2013 agenda (10/4/2012)

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Start Date: 10/4/2012 Start Time: 4:00 PMEnd Date: 10/4/2012 End Time: 4:00 PM STATEHOUSE- Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), joined by a dozen of his House Republican colleagues, announced the House Republican Agenda today which focuses on making Indiana a stronger state for future generations. “Every

[r73] Rep. Davisson urges students to apply for House Republican internship program (9/14/2012)

Friday, September 14, 2012

Start Date: 9/14/2012 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 9/14/2012 End Time: 8:00 AM STATEHOUSE – State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) is pleased to announce that the 2013 House Republican Internship Program is now accepting applications. The program is open to college students and graduates and is recommended for those who would like to gain professional

[r73] Rep. Davisson: 2012 Indiana State Fair (8/10/2012)

Friday, August 10, 2012

Start Date: 8/10/2012 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 8/10/2012 End Time: 8:00 AM It's the Year of the Dairy Cow at the State Fair, and all of the shows, exhibits and concerts are underway and off to a great start. The fair will be running from August 3 to August 19 with a focus on Indiana's dairy industry. In "Cowtown USA" people will have the chance to:

[r73] Rep. Davisson: New Indiana laws, part 3 (8/1/2012)

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Start Date: 8/1/2012 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 8/1/2012 End Time: 8:00 AM It is my goal, along with my colleagues, to continually improve Indiana’s education system. Several new education-related laws went into effect on July 1, and it is important for everyone to be aware of how they will affect Hoosier students. Sadly, some children across

[r73] Several southern Indiana counties declared disaster areas (7/26/2012)

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Start Date: 7/26/2012 Start Time: 3:30 PMEnd Date: 7/26/2012 End Time: 3:30 PM STATEHOUSE – Crawford, Dubois and Perry Counties represented by Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem), have been designated primary disaster areas by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). On Wednesday, the USDA added 14 Indiana counties to the existing list of 50 primary

[r73] New Indiana laws part 4 (7/23/2012)

Monday, July 23, 2012

Start Date: 7/23/2012 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 7/23/2012 End Time: 8:00 AMThis past legislative session, I supported legislation that protects the wallets of Hoosiers. Several of those legislation pieces were signed into law and took effect on July 1. It is important that we are all aware of the changes Indiana is making for taxpayers, so I’ve

New Indiana laws part 3 (7/16/2012)

Monday, July 16, 2012

Start Date: 7/16/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AM End Date: 7/16/2012 End Time: 11:59 PM Every legislative session, the Indiana General Assembly works hard to make improvements in the classroom. Students could always use more of our attention. It is my goal, along with my colleagues, to continually improve Indiana’s education system. Several new

Rep. Davisson: July 4 (7/4/2012)

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Start Date: 7/4/2012 Start Time: 7:00 AM End Date: 7/4/2012 End Time: 7:00 AM The Land of the Free Freedom is what our country has been founded on and freedom is what we celebrate on Independence Day. On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, declaring independence and freedom for the 13 colonies,

Rep. Davisson: New Indiana laws part 1 (7/2/2012)

Monday, July 2, 2012

Start Date: 7/2/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AM End Date: 7/2/2012 End Time: 11:59 PM While some new Indiana laws from this past session have already gone into effect, the majority just went into effect July 1. It is important that everyone know what changes our state is making, which is why this will be part one of a four-part series of columns

[r73] Rep. Davisson congratulates Perry Central Community School Corporation on grant award (4/20/2012)

Friday, April 20, 2012

Start Date: 4/20/2012End Date: 4/20/2012 STATEHOUSE – It was announced today by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) that Perry Central Community School Corporation is being awarded an Excellence in Performance Award grant of $80,042. State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) extends his congratulations to the teachers and schools in his district that

[r73] Federal storm recovery assistance (4/11/2012)

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Start Date: 4/11/2012End Date: 4/11/2012 Clark County Crawford County Jackson County Perry County Scott County Washington County Federal storm recovery assistance The deadline is fast approaching - May 8 - for Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington county residents seeking federal storm recovery assistance in light of the severe

[r73] Statement: Rep. Davisson reacts to Adjournment of 2012 Session (3/10/2012)

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Start Date: 3/10/2012End Date: 3/10/2012 Clark County Crawford County Dubois County Harrison County Jackson County Perry County Scott County Washington County Statement: Rep. Davisson reacts to Adjournment of 2012 Session STATEHOUSE – “I am pleased to see all that has been accomplished during the 2012 legislative session during the

[r73] Moving Forward with Important Legislation (1/27/2012)

Friday, January 27, 2012

Start Date: 1/27/2012 All DayEnd Date: 1/27/2012 Clark County Crawford County Dubois County Harrison County Jackson County Perry County Scott County Washington County Moving Forward with Important Legislation The House Democrats finally returned to their seats this past week after boycotting the start of the 2012 legislative session. They failed to

[r73] Democrat Walk-Out Jeopardizes Important Legislation (1/11/2012)

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Start Date: 1/11/2012 All DayEnd Date: 1/11/2012 Clark County Crawford County Dubois County Harrison County Jackson County Perry County Scott County Washington County Democrat Walk-Out Jeopardizes Important Legislation The start of the 2012 session has been a tumultuous one to say the least. For the second session in a row, the House Democrats

[r73] Rep. Davisson: Hoosiers demand jobs and a stable economy (1/3/2012)

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Start Date: 1/3/2012 All DayEnd Date: 1/3/2012 Clark County Crawford County Dubois County Harrison County Jackson County Perry County Scott County Washington County Rep. Davisson: Hoosiers demand jobs and a stable economy STATEHOUSE —Members of the Indiana General Assembly, including State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem), returned to the

[r73] Right to Work, Back to Work for Hoosiers (1/3/2012)

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Start Date: 1/3/2012 All DayEnd Date: 1/3/2012 Clark County Crawford County Dubois County Harrison County Jackson County Perry County Scott County Washington County Right to Work, Back to Work for Hoosiers This session maybe short but will certainly not lack passion, intensity, interest and probably drama as the both the Indiana House of

[r73] What Issues are Important to You? (1/3/2012)

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Start Date: 1/3/2012 All DayEnd Date: 1/3/2012 Clark County Crawford County Dubois County Harrison County Jackson County Perry County Scott County Washington County What Issues are Important to You? As we approach the end of the year and prepare for the 2012 legislative session, I would like to invite you to send me your ideas about legislation

[r73] Rep. Davisson to Hold Town Hall Meeting (10/17/2011)

Monday, October 17, 2011

Start Date: 10/17/2011 All DayEnd Date: 10/17/2011Rep. Davisson to Hold Town Hall Meeting STATEHOUSE - State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) will be holding a joint town hall meeting with State Rep. Rhonda Rhoads (R-Corydon) in order to discuss various community concerns to better prepare for the upcoming legislative session. All interested citizens are

[r73] Expanding Educational Opportunities (4/15/2011)

Friday, April 15, 2011

Start Date: 4/15/2011 All DayEnd Date: 4/15/2011Increased Education Funding and Complete Extension of Full-Day Kindergarten to Every School in Indiana Please include the following statement from Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) in your coverage of today's announcement made by Speaker Bosma, Gov. Daniels and Senate President Pro Tempore Long. STATEHOUSE- "I

[r73] Various Abortion Matters Bill Passes the House (3/31/2011)

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Start Date: 3/31/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/31/2011Rep. Davisson's Various Abortion Matters Bill Passes the House STATEHOUSE- Rep. Davisson's breast cancer screening and various abortion matters bill passed the House last night by a vote of 73 to 23. The bill will now go to the Senate for consideration. HB 1210 ensures that funds from Indiana's check-up

[r73] House Democrats Return Statement (3/30/2011)

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Start Date: 3/30/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/30/2011House Democrats Return to the Statehouse "I have shown up to the statehouse for every session since we began in January. Even during the House Democrat walk-out, I was at the statehouse working and completing my legislative duty given to me by the voters of Indiana," said Rep. Davisson. "With their return,

[r73] Young Entrepreneur's Bill Signed Into Law (3/30/2011)

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Start Date: 3/30/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/30/2011Bill to benefit Indiana young entrepreneurs signed into law STATEHOUSE - On Tuesday, Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law a bill co-authored by State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) that promotes economic development and business opportunities for young entrepreneurs and communities across the state. House Bill

[r73] House Republican Freshmen Galvanized for Democracy (3/11/2011)

Friday, March 11, 2011

Start Date: 3/11/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/11/2011House Republican Freshmen Galvanized for Democracy We entered the 2011 General Assembly with a passion to serve and a commitment to make a difference. Voters put us in charge to focus on jobs, a balanced budget with no new taxes and education improvement. In November we took an oath to uphold Indiana and

[r73] Excitement at the Statehouse (3/2/2011)

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Start Date: 3/2/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/2/2011Legislative Update from Rep. Steve Davisson Many of you are probably aware of the excitement that has been going on at the Statehouse, with the House Democrats fleeing to Illinois to avoid working on important issues. In doing this, they have stalled progress on several important bills, one of which is the

[r73] Davisson's Legislative Update (3/1/2011)

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Start Date: 3/1/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/1/2011Rep. Davisson Legislative Update We have already finished our seventh week of the legislative session, which means we have House deadlines coming up. Next week we are expected to have all the House bills read and ready to move to the Senate for consideration. We have been working hard to finish all of our work

[r73] Rep. Davisson Letter to the Editor (3/1/2011)

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Start Date: 3/1/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/1/2011Additional Thoughts on Charter Schools from Rep. Steve Davisson A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an editorial on the charter school bill explaining why I chose to vote in favor of the bill and the benefits that charter schools can provide to students and their families. After it appeared in the Salem Leader, I

[r73] Bills Unheard (2/28/2011)

Monday, February 28, 2011

Start Date: 2/28/2011 All DayEnd Date: 2/28/2011Davisson Bills Have Yet to be Heard on the Floor STATEHOUSE- Two of Rep. Steve Davisson's (R-Salem) bills passed out of the Public Health Committee and have yet to be heard on the House floor due to the House Democrats failing to show up to vote. House Bill 1034 would allow pharmacists to administer

[r73] Rep. Davisson Advocates Balanced Discussion (2/18/2011)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Start Date: 2/18/2011 All DayEnd Date: 2/18/2011GEvans@iga.in.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 28, 2010 Latest Update from the Statehouse The 2011 legislative session is well under way and we have had the chance to listen to Governor Daniels' State of the State address, Chief Justice Shepard's

[r73] Rep. Davisson's Legislative Update (2/18/2011)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Start Date: 2/18/2011 All DayEnd Date: 2/18/2011gevans@iga.in.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2011 Legislative update from State Rep. Steve Davisson Although we were in session for only two days this past week, we are not going to let the snow slow us down. So far in the 2011 session, we have

[r73] Rep. Davisson's Preventative Programs Bill Passes (2/18/2011)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Start Date: 2/18/2011 All DayEnd Date: 2/18/2011gevans@iga.in.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday February 15, 2011 Rep. Davisson's Notice to Parent, Guardian, or Custodian Bill Passes the House STATEHOUSE- Rep. Davisson's (R-Salem) bill that would require law enforcement agencies to notify the parents, guardian, or

[r73] Rep. Davisson's Support for Charter Schools (2/18/2011)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Start Date: 2/18/2011 All DayEnd Date: 2/18/2011gevans@iga.in.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 4, 2011 Although we were in session for only two days this past week, we are not going to let the snow slow us down. So far this session, we have sent several bills to the Senate for

[r73] Rep. Davisson's Young Entrepreneurs Bill Passes the House (2/18/2011)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Start Date: 2/18/2011 All DayEnd Date: 2/18/2011gevans@iga.in.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday February 15, 2011 Rep. Davisson's Bill for Young Entrepreneurs Passes the House STATEHOUSE- Rep. Davisson(R-Salem) co-authored legislation that proposes that the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) develop

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Rep. Davisson casts a vote on the House floor
Rep. Davisson donates to Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Rep. Davisson poses with FFA pages.