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Bosma: State Rep. Tim Brown recovering at home, making progress after serious crash

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, October 25, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 25, 2018) – “Tim is now recovering at home with his wife, Jane, and going through therapy. His condition continues to improve and he’s impressed his doctors with his progress. Tim’s family sincerely appreciates all of the support and prayers, and ask for continued respect of their privacy while Doc focuses on his recovery.”

Grant County lawmakers: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner and Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 24, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to area lawmakers.

Howard County lawmakers: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 24, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to area lawmakers.

Judy: Cybersecurity, the election and you

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

With the general election just around the corner, it’s important to know your vote will count. As a member of the House Committee on Elections and Apportionment, I understand the concerns many Hoosiers have regarding cybercriminals meddling in elections.  

Area lawmakers: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 23, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to area lawmakers. “Internships provide students a chance to develop their skills and gain experience before they enter their careers,”

Bacon: Maintaining Indiana’s honestly balanced budget

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Friday, October 19, 2018

When you head to the polls on Nov. 6, there will be an opportunity to support a proposed amendment to the Indiana constitution. If passed, the amendment would require the General Assembly to maintain an honestly balanced state budget to ensure Indiana continues to live within its means.

Smaltz: Hoosier taxpayers deserve a balanced budget requirement

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, October 19, 2018

On Nov. 6, voters will have the opportunity to support a proposed constitutional amendment that would ensure Indiana continues to live within its means – just as Hoosiers do every day. If passed, the amendment would hold state government accountable by requiring the Indiana General Assembly to maintain an honestly balanced state budget.

Davisson: Using DNA to keep our state safe

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, October 19, 2018

Technology is becoming increasingly more effective in identifying criminals and keeping our community safe. The Indiana State Police is putting a new law to good use. By collecting a DNA profile from anyone arrested for a felony crime, we now have the tools to help identify serial offenders, exonerate the innocent and close unsolved crimes. According to the

Wolkins: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 17, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Dave Wolkins (R-Warsaw).

Mayfield named state representative of the year for airport legislation

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – Aviation Indiana recently named State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) state representative of the year for her legislation providing financial flexibilities to airport commissions.

Pressel: La Porte schools receive Gold Star recognition

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – Riley Elementary School and LaPorte High School recently received Gold Star recognition, according to State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie). The Indiana Department of Education awards Gold Star designation to schools that have developed a comprehensive school counseling and guidance program, and are aligned with

Huston: HSE schools receive Gold Star recognition

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – All schools within the Hamilton Southeastern School District recently received Gold Star recognition from the Indiana Department of Education, according to State Rep. Todd Huston (R-Fishers).

Carbaugh: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne).

Heine: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Dave Heine (New Haven).

Morris: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne).

Leonard: Deadline nearing for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Dan Leonard (R-Huntington).

Smaltz: Deadline nearing for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn).

Judy: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).

Smaltz, Zent respond to Michindoh Aquifer concerns

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Friday, October 12, 2018

Note to the Press – State Reps. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn) and Denny Zent (R-Angola) provided the following statements in response to concerns about the Michindoh Aquifer’s water supply. Smaltz reached out to the governor, Indiana’s Congressional delegation and other elected officials to help with this effort.

Pressel welcomes local students to the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, October 12, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 12, 2018) – State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) recently welcomed fourth-grade students from South Central Elementary School to the Indiana Statehouse to discuss his role as a state legislator. Students, parents and teachers toured government offices, learned about Indiana’s state history and experienced what it is like

Frye: Helping military members, spouses transition to Indiana

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, October 12, 2018

Military members and their spouses are often required to move from state to state due to their service to our nation. This constant changing of stations for military personnel and their families present some challenges when it comes to occupational licenses and employment. Resources are available to help those in the military and spouses of active-duty

Region schools receive Blue Ribbon designation

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 10, 2018) – Three Northwest Indiana schools were among the seven honored Tuesday, Oct. 2, by the Indiana Department of Education for receiving a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School Award, according to Region lawmakers. George Bibich Elementary School in Dyer, Solon Robinson Elementary School in Crown Point and Thomas Jefferson

Area lawmakers: Making infrastructure improvements in our community

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Next Level Connections program, as recently announced by Gov. Eric Holcomb, will help connect Hoosiers across the state through a variety of infrastructure projects. This includes improving our roads and bridging the digital divide in Indiana by expanding rural broadband, which will greatly benefit our community.

Davisson: Jobs help ex-offenders stay out of prison

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, October 5, 2018

More than 20,000 inmates are released from Indiana prisons each year, and statistics show ex-offenders are 60 percent more likely to return to jail after three years if they do not find a job. Meaningful employment after incarceration is crucial to regaining a stable life. To help those looking to start a new chapter, Indiana offers programs to curb

Davisson: Jobs help ex-offenders stay out of prison

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, October 5, 2018

More than 20,000 inmates are released from Indiana prisons each year, and statistics show ex-offenders are 60 percent more likely to return to jail after three years if they do not find a job. Meaningful employment after incarceration is crucial to regaining a stable life. To help those looking to start a new chapter, Indiana offers programs to curb

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