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Bartels: $3M state grant helps expand internet access to more Crawford County residents, businesses

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, September 4, 2020

A project expanding fast and reliable internet to unserved homes and businesses in Crawford County can now move forward thanks to a $3 million state broadband grant, according to State Rep. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty).

State grants help expand internet access to more Grant County residents, businesses

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, September 4, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 4, 2020) — Projects expanding fast and reliable internet to unserved homes and businesses in Grant County can now move forward thanks to more than $283,000 in state broadband grants, according to area lawmakers.

Davisson: New, free program can keep tenants, landlords out of court

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, September 4, 2020

While Indiana is moving forward and nearly fully back on track, some Hoosiers who experienced financial hardship due to the pandemic are now facing lengthy and costly eviction or foreclosure processes. This burden adds more financial stress and can take valuable time away from family and work. For people on the brink of eviction or foreclosure, there is help available.

DeVon, Wesco: Apply today for paid internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Friday, September 4, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 4, 2020) – State Reps. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) and Tim Wesco (R-Osceola) encourage local college students and recent graduates looking to gain valuable work experience to apply online for a paid internship with the Indiana House of Representatives at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Before the start of each legislative session, House Republicans hire interns to help legislators and staff with the increased workload. Positions are open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors, as well as recent college graduates, and law school and graduate students.

"Internships are key to building resumes and gaining professional experience employers are looking for," DeVon said. "House Republican interns are a part a team, and they do real work to enhance their skill sets."

State grant helps expand internet access to more Steuben County residents

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Friday, September 4, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 4, 2020) — A Pine Canyon Lake project expanding fast and reliable internet to unserved homes and businesses can now move forward thanks to a $30,000 state broadband grant, according to State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola). Gov. Eric Holcomb, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Office of Community and Rural Affairs recently announced a total

Lehe: North White schools receive $24K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Thursday, September 3, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 3, 2020) – North White School Corp. recently received $24,000 to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston).

Frye: Unclaimed property may be waiting for you

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Thursday, September 3, 2020

With more than $565 million in unclaimed property available, State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) said Hoosiers should visit IndianaUnclaimed.gov today to see if money is waiting for them.

Eberhart: Shelbyville receives $250,000 for local businesses

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, September 3, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 3, 2020) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) said Shelbyville recently received a $250,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to help small businesses.

Ziemke: Unclaimed property may be waiting for you

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Thursday, September 3, 2020

With more than $565 million in unclaimed property available, State Rep. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville) said Hoosiers should visit IndianaUnclaimed.gov today to see if money is waiting for them.

State grants help expand internet access to more Henry County residents, businesses

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, September 3, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 3, 2020) — Two Henry County projects expanding fast and reliable internet to unserved homes and businesses can now move forward thanks to $372,000 in state broadband grants, according to State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville).

Lyness: Unclaimed property may be waiting for you

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, September 2, 2020

With more than $565 million in unclaimed property available, State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) said Hoosiers should visit IndianaUnclaimed.gov today to see if money is waiting for them.

Henry County schools receive over $646K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, September 2, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 2, 2020) – Area schools recently received more than $646,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville).

Bartels: Crawford County schools receive over $11K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Crawford County Community School Corp. recently received more than $11,000 in grant funding to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty).

Prescott: Area schools receive over $121K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 1, 2020) – Area schools recently received more than $121,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Negele: High schoolers can tutor younger students, earn credit

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 1, 2020) – This new school year, State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) said there are opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to tutor young students in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

Davisson, Lucas: Area schools receive $1.7M to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Area schools recently received more than $1.7 million in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) and Jim Lucas (R-Seymour).

Lawrence County legislators: Tech academy offering online courses for Hoosiers impacted by pandemic

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

State Reps. Chris May (R-Bedford) and Steve Davisson (R-Salem) encourage Hoosiers whose jobs were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for Eleven Fifty Academy's tuition-free, online courses to skill up for in-demand tech careers.

Orange County lawmakers: State awards $238K to area schools for remote learning

Posted by: Randy Spieth, Jordan Wallace  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Area schools recently received $238,793 in emergency grant funding to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) and Steve Davisson (R-Salem).

Ellington, Lindauer: Area schools receive over $316K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Area schools recently received more than $316,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) and Shane Lindauer (R-Jasper).

Heaton: Spencer receives $250,000 for local businesses

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) said the town of Spencer recently received a $250,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to help small businesses.

Dubois County lawmakers: Area schools receive funds to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

South and Northeast Dubois County School Corps. recently received more than $55,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) and Shane Lindauer (R-Jasper).

Vanderburgh County lawmakers: Area schools receive $1M to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Vanderburgh County school systems recently received more than $1 million in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to local legislators.

Pressel: High schoolers can tutor younger students, earn credit

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Monday, August 31, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 31, 2020) – This new school year, State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) said there are opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to tutor young students in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

Ellington, Borders: Area schools receive $1M to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, August 31, 2020

Area schools recently received more than $1 million in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) and Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville).

Stutzman, Miller: Relief funding now available for arts, cultural sector

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Monday, August 31, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 31, 2020) – State Reps. Christy Stutzman (R-Middlebury) and Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) encourage local arts and cultural organizations that are financially struggling because of the pandemic to apply for new state grants.

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