State lawmakers recently convened at the Statehouse to take the oath of office and start preparations for the next legislative session, which is set to begin Jan. 4. To say our lives have changed since the end of the last session in March would be an understatement.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 24, 2020) – House Speaker Todd Huston (R-Fishers) today released House standing committee chair appointments and leadership positions for the 122nd General Assembly.
Zach Payne of Charlestown took the oath of office Nov. 17 to serve as state representative for House District 66.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 24, 2020) – The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus, a binational, nonpartisan group, recently elected State Rep. David Abbott (R-Rome City) to represent Indiana on its executive committee through 2022. Abbott, a member of the caucus since 2019, will help direct the group's activities over the next two years.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2020) – Years-long research on the state's long-term energy plan culminated Nov. 19 at the Statehouse as the 21st Century Energy Policy Development Task Force, co-chaired by State Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) and State Sen. Eric Koch (R-Bedford), released its findings and recommendations.
New Harmony recently received $12,944 in support grants to help recover COVID-19 related expenses, according to State Rep. Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville).
Several local arts and cultural organizations received more than $101,000 in support grants to help recover COVID-19 related expenses, according to State Reps. Shane Lindauer (R-Jasper) and Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty).
Communities rely on small businesses to provide jobs, goods and services, and they bring Hoosiers together. Our neighbors deserve our support, especially with the challenges they are facing due to the ongoing pandemic. With Small Business Saturday Nov. 28, let's all come together and participate by shopping local and supporting Indiana-based companies.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 19, 2020) – "Students, parents and educators are currently navigating a wide variety of challenges. Katie's knowledge and experiences from inside and outside the classroom will be valuable in the days ahead as we work on policies to support our schools during the pandemic and beyond. I look forward to working with Katie in her new role.”
"Dr. Katie Jenner brings a vast array of education experience, including serving in the classroom, school administration and higher education. She's a great pick to fill this important role. I look forward to working with her to continue supporting our Hoosier students, teachers and schools."
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2020) – Hal Slager of Schererville took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative for House District 15.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2020) – Julie Olthoff of Crown Point took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative for House District 19.
Cindy Ledbetter of Newburgh took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative for House District 75.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2020) – Michelle Davis of Whiteland took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative of House District 58.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2020) – John Jacob of Indianapolis took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative of House District 93.
"This session, we will tackle an aggressive legislative agenda on top of passing another responsibly balanced state budget. We remain committed to funding critical services while continuing to invest in key priorities like education, broadband and public health – especially as it relates to the pandemic.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 17, 2020) – Elizabeth Rowray of Yorktown took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 35.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 17, 2020) – Craig Snow of Warsaw took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 18.
For many, Indiana has always been the place we call home because of our connections to strong communities and Hoosier values. Others are drawn to our state for its low cost of living, long-term fiscal stability, welcoming business climate, investments in infrastructure and commitment to supporting our youth.
Indiana is home to more than 520,000 small businesses employing over 1.2 million Hoosiers. These are our neighbors, friends and family members who work hard to provide quality goods and services. Whether in person, online or by making a call, we can all do our part to support small businesses on Saturday, Nov. 28 and beyond.
Several Brown County arts and cultural organizations received more than $147,000 in support grants to help recover COVID-19-related expenses, according to State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford).
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 10, 2020) – House Republicans re-elected State Rep. Todd Huston (R-Fishers) to serve as House Speaker during a caucus on Tuesday in Indianapolis.
State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages North Putnam High School seniors and families to attend a workshop on Monday, Nov. 16 to learn more about financial aid options for students pursuing college.
State Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) encourages North Central High School seniors to attend a workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 18, to learn more about financial aid options for students pursuing college.
Veterans risked their lives to protect our country's freedoms. We all must take time and remember the many sacrifices these heroes made to keep us safe. This Veterans Day, let's honor all of our veterans, past and present, for bravely serving our state and nation.
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