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DeVon, Wesco remind local residents to complete census

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

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 31, 2020) – According to State Reps. Dale Devon (R-Granger) and Tim Wesco (R-Osceola), 2020 census responses are critical to future federal funding in local communities, and Hoosiers should respond now if they have not already done so.

Saunders: What you should know before Election Day

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Saturday, August 29, 2020

As we approach Election Day, Hoosiers should be aware of an important online resource, which offers information on voting locations, registration status, ballot information and much more. IndianaVoters.com is the state's easy-to-use website to find out what you should know before Nov. 3.

Bartels: Perry County schools receive funds to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, August 28, 2020

Schools in Perry County recently received grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty).

Hostettler, McNamara: Posey County schools receive $540K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, August 28, 2020

Posey County schools recently received more than $540,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Matt Hostettler (R-Fort Branch) and Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville).

Mayfield, Baird: Area schools receive $390K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 28, 2020

Area schools recently received $390,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Carbaugh chairs summer study committee with virtual testimony, participants

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, August 28, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug 27, 2020) – Just as the COVID-19 pandemic has effected nearly every part of Hoosiers' lives, it's also impacting the way state lawmakers meet and prepare for the next legislative session, according to State Rep. Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne).  

Frye: New military banners will honor local heroes

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, August 28, 2020

It is no secret Hoosiers are proud military supporters. Our communities always find a way to pay their respects during somber moments, anniversaries and holidays, and celebrate the achievements of those who are serving. Soon, new banners will line the streets in Osgood and Versailles to further honor past and present military members, and their families.

Northeast Indiana legislators: Relief funding now available for arts, cultural sector

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky and Jake Thompson  | Friday, August 28, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 28, 2020) – Area lawmakers encourage local arts and cultural organizations that are financially struggling because of the pandemic to apply for new state grants.

Aylesworth: High schoolers can tutor younger students, earn credit

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 27, 2020) – This new school year, State Rep. Michael Aylesworth (R-Hebron) said there are opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to tutor young students in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

Lehe: High schoolers can tutor younger students, earn credit

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 27, 2020) – This new school year, State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) said there are opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to tutor young students in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

Heaton, Borders: Area schools receive $2.8M to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

Area schools recently received more than $2.8 million in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) and Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville).

Borders: Area schools receive $200K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

Area schools recently received $200,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville).

Heaton: Richland-Bean Blossom schools receive $162K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corp. recently received $162,500 to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute).

Lehman: High schoolers can tutor younger students, earn credit

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 27, 2020) – This new school year, State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) said there are opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to tutor young students in order to fulfill graduation requirements. Lehman said students can experience some form of learning loss over summer break, meaning they do not retain some of the lessons they

Bacon: $1M awarded to local schools for remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

Students and teachers are working hard in the classroom and remotely to make it another great school year. To help with internet connectivity and invest in needed equipment for students and staff, South Spencer County and Warrick County School Corps. recently received more than $1 million in federal grant funding.

Ziemke, Lyness: State awards $413K to area schools for remote learning

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

Area schools recently received more than $413,566 in emergency grant funding to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville) and Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison).

McNamara statement on Posey County, local communities receiving $750K to help businesses retain jobs

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

"Hoosiers rely on small businesses in our communities and throughout Posey County, whether for employment or high-quality goods and services. It's important to recognize the success of rural Indiana is key to the state's recovery, and hardworking entrepreneurs are part of the solution. This funding will help those, who for so long, have helped and contributed to our communities."

Sullivan statement on Vanderburgh County receiving $250K to help businesses retain jobs

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

"Vanderburgh County is home to many small businesses that provide great services and products, and this funding comes at a much-needed time as they mitigate the impacts of the pandemic. Our local and state economy depends on hardworking entrepreneurs and employers as they offer jobs to Hoosiers and support our communities. This funding will be put to good use, and we will continue to find innovative solutions to help local business owners in rural areas of our state."

Jeter sworn in as new state representative for House District 88

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, August 26, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 26, 2020) – Chris Jeter of Fishers took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 88.

Sullivan, Bacon: Warrick County schools receive $900K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Schools in Warrick County recently received more than $900,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) and Ron Bacon (R-Chandler).

Frye: Area schools receive $2.6M to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Area schools recently received more than $2.6 million in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

Jordan: Free program helps Hoosier small businesses build online presence

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Tuesday, August 25, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 25, 2020) – State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) encourages Hoosier small-business owners and entrepreneurs to apply for a free program that provides direct technical support to help build their online presence.

Northeast Indiana legislators: Unclaimed property may be waiting for you

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky and Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, August 25, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 24, 2020) – With about $570 million in unclaimed property available, area lawmakers say Hoosiers should visit IndianaUnclaimed.gov today to see if money is waiting for them.

DeVon, Wesco: Unclaimed property may be waiting for you

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Monday, August 24, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 24, 2020) – With about $570 million in unclaimed property available, State Reps. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) and Tim Wesco (R-Osceola) said Hoosiers should visit IndianaUnclaimed.gov today to see if money is waiting for them.

Elkhart County legislators: Unclaimed property may be waiting for you

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Monday, August 24, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 24, 2020) – With about $570 million in unclaimed property available, area lawmakers say Hoosiers should visit IndianaUnclaimed.gov today to see if money is waiting for them. According to the Indiana Attorney General's Office, unclaimed property can come from any financial asset with no activity by its owner for an extended period of

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