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Behning: Number of homeless veterans on the rise

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, January 17, 2020

The foundation of our country and the freedoms we enjoy today come at a great price. For hundreds of years, brave men and women rushed to the frontlines to protect us. Unfortunately, too many military men and women face a multitude of challenges when they return home. From physical and emotional scars to unemployment and homelessness, our Hoosier heroes need our support.

Mayfield’s bill streamlining Hispanic/Latino Commission moves forward

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, January 17, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 17, 2020) – The Government and Regulatory Reform Committee voted unanimously to approve State Rep. Peggy Mayfield’s (R-Martinsville) legislation clarifying what constitutes a majority vote required for the Indiana Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs to take official action.

Manning Memo: Continuing to work for you

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Friday, January 17, 2020

From addressing health care costs to considering important education matters, we are busy at the Statehouse working to serve Hoosiers across Indiana. During the second week of the legislative session, we listened to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s State of the State Address, which touted the many economic success stories Indiana has had over the past year.

Frye: Saving Hoosier taxpayers $130 million

Friday, January 17, 2020

Many Hoosier homeowners and those who have bought a car have likely gone through the loan process. When it comes to financing, the longer the loan takes to pay back, the more interest is paid over time. When a debt is paid faster, less money goes toward interest and you keep more of your money. The same applies for the state, which can save hundreds of millions of dollars by paying for capital projects in cash, rather than using bonds.

Abbott invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, January 16, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 16, 2020) – State Rep. David Abbott (R-Rome City) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Fort Wayne lawmakers invite students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, January 16, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 16, 2020) – Area lawmakers are encouraging Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the upcoming 2020 legislative session.

Judy invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, January 16, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 16, 2020) – State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Smaltz invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, January 16, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 16, 2020) – State Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Leonard invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, January 16, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 16, 2020) – State Rep. Dan Leonard (R-Huntington) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Frye invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Thursday, January 16, 2020

State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Lucas invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Thursday, January 16, 2020

State Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Lyness invites students to page at the Statehouse

Thursday, January 16, 2020

State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Ziemke invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

State Rep. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Davisson invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Mayfield’s bill increasing benefits for school resource officers moves forward

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 15, 2020) – The House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee voted unanimously to approve State Rep. Mayfield’s (R-Martinsville) legislation making school resource officers eligible for special death benefits like those of police officers killed in the line of duty.

House Speaker-elect Huston responds to 2020 State of the Judiciary

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Note to the Press: Please include the following statement from House Speaker-elect Todd Huston (R-Fishers) in your coverage of today’s State of the Judiciary address by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush:

Stutzman leads recognition for Boys and Girls Clubs of Elkhart County

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 15, 2020) – State Rep. Christy Stutzman (R-Middlebury) recently recognized the Boys and Girls Clubs of Elkhart County in the House Chamber for the organization’s steadfast commitment to serving local youth for more than 60 years.

The first Boys and Girls Club in Elkhart County opened in Goshen in 1956. Today, four clubhouses serve more than 1,500 young Hoosiers daily and have approximately 5,500 registered members.

Bosma, Huston respond to Governor Holcomb’s State of the State address

Posted by: Erin Wittern  | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

“Governor Holcomb continues to provide strong leadership and vision for our state, and we look forward to working closely with him this session as we complete the people’s work on time and under budget. He is a tremendous ambassador of Indiana’s success story, and finds ways to get big wins for Hoosiers. We are excited about the record-setting pace of our economic development efforts, and we look forward to seeing the results play out in communities across our state,” said House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis).

“Our state continues to earn the spotlight with our fiscal stability and top-ranked economic environment, which attracts businesses large and small that support families across our state. With a structurally balanced budget and healthy reserves, we are on the right track to continue funding our state’s priorities and building on our momentum. Governor Holcomb has shown great leadership, and we will continue working together to support all Hoosiers,” said House Speaker-elect Todd Huston (R-Fishers).

Rep. Brown invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

State Rep. Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Morrison: Mecca, Newport awarded $1.2M in infrastructure grants

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 14, 2020) – The towns of Mecca and Newport received $1.2 million in federal grants from the Community Development Block Grant Fund to help with infrastructure improvements.

Hendricks County lawmakers invite students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 14, 2020) – Hendricks County lawmakers are encouraging Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Morrison’s bill protecting working Hoosiers from microchipping moves forward

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 14, 2020) – The House Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee unanimously advanced State Rep. Alan Morrison’s (R-Brazil) bill protecting Hoosiers from having devices implanted in them as a basis for employment or to receive additional compensation or benefits.

Rep. Lehman invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Engleman invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Cameron Michaels  | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

McNamara: House supports bill decoupling teacher performance evals from test scores

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The Indiana House of Representatives voted unanimously in support of  a measure co-authored by State Rep. Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville) that would decouple teacher performance evaluations from student test scores.

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