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Lehe: Bill to improve public health passes out of key committee

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Thursday, February 4, 2021

 STATEHOUSE (Feb. 4, 2021) – A bill establishing a new public health grant program took a step forward Monday with the support of the House Public Health Committee, according to State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston).

Ed committee supports Behning's bill empowering more Hoosier families to exercise school choice

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, February 4, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb 4, 2021) – The House Education Committee on Wednesday advanced State Rep. Bob Behning's (R-Indianapolis) legislation that would put more Hoosier families in control of their child's education.

Bill co-authored by Lauer and Lucas supporting local law enforcement heads to Senate

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Thursday, February 4, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 4, 2021) – After a unanimous vote by the Indiana House of Representatives this week, legislation co-authored by State Reps. Ryan Lauer (R-Columbus) and Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) supporting local law enforcement now heads to the Senate.

Bill co-authored by Mayfield supporting local law enforcement heads to Senate

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, February 4, 2021

After a unanimous vote by the Indiana House of Representatives this week, legislation co-authored by State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) supporting local law enforcement now heads to the Senate for consideration.

Reps. Snow, Leonard work to protect Hoosier grain farmers

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, February 4, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 4, 2021) — The House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee yesterday voted to advance legislation authored by State Rep. Craig Snow (R-Warsaw) and co-authored by Dan Leonard (R-Huntington) helping Hoosier grain farmers recoup losses when facing grain mill failures.

Jordan: Bill supporting Indiana's small businesses, hospitality industry heads to Senate

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, February 4, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 4, 2021) —The Indiana House of Representatives on Tuesday voted in favor of legislation that would establish the Hoosier Hospitality Small Business Restart Grant Program, which would support Indiana's jobs and economy, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen).

Reps. Snow, Leonard work to protect Hoosier grain farmers

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, February 4, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 4, 2021) — The House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee Wednesday voted to advance legislation authored by State Rep. Craig Snow (R-Warsaw) and co-authored by Dan Leonard (R-Huntington) helping Hoosier grain farmers recoup losses when facing grain mill failures.

Olthoff: bill to improve public health passes out of key committee

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – A bill establishing a new public health grant program took a step forward Monday with the support of the House Public Health Committee, according to State Rep. Julie Olthoff (R-Crown Point).

Karickhoff, VanNatter: Bill supporting Indiana's small businesses, hospitality industry heads to Senate

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) —The Indiana House of Representatives voted in favor of legislation that would establish the Hoosier Hospitality Small Business Restart Grant Program, which would support Indiana's jobs and economy, according to State Reps. Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo) and Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo).

Schaibley: Bill to improve public health passes out of key committee

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – The House Public Health Committee voted unanimously in support of legislation State Rep. Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) co-authored that would establish a new public health grant program.

Rep. Davisson's bill helping Paoli students advances to Senate

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives voted unanimously Tuesday to advance State Rep. Steve Davisson's (R-Salem) legislation allowing local students to continue selling pork and lettuce to their school cafeteria.

Frye's bill to expand use of Baby Boxes advances to Senate

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives  voted unanimously Tuesday in support of State Rep. Randy Frye's (R-Greensburg) legislation that would make it easier for communities across the state to install Safe Haven Baby Boxes.

Bill co-authored by Lehman providing COVID-19 liability protections to Hoosier businesses advances to Senate

Posted by: Courtney E Heiden  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives on Monday voted in support of a bill co-authored by State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) providing Hoosier businesses, schools and health care entities with civil liability protections related to COVID-19. According to Lehman, the legislation would provide employers temporary immunity from

Payne: Bill supporting local law enforcement heads to Senate

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – After a unanimous vote by the Indiana House of Representatives on Tuesday, legislation co-authored by State Rep. Zach Payne (R-Charlestown) supporting local law enforcement now heads to the Senate.

 

Pressel appointed to the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) — Gov. Eric Holcomb this week appointed State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) to the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, where he will help address issues relating to transportation, the environment and economic development.

May's legislation would help streamline occupational licensing for military families

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) filed legislation to remove unnecessary barriers on occupational licenses for military families to encourage more of them to move to Indiana.

Carbaugh's bill helping students impacted by pandemic passes House

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives advanced legislation State Rep. Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne) co-authored that would establish a grant program to help students experiencing learning loss due to the pandemic.  

Bill co-authored by Prescott supporting local law enforcement heads to Senate

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – After a unanimous vote by the Indiana House of Representatives, legislation co-authored by State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) supporting local law enforcement now heads to the Senate for consideration. Prescott said to boost accountability and transparency in policing, this proposal for a new law would require full

Saunders: Legislation supporting Indiana's small businesses, hospitality industry advances to the Senate

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives voted in support of legislation establishing the Hoosier Hospitality Small Business Restart Grant Program, which would support Indiana's jobs and economy, according to State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville). "Many hardworking, small-business owners are doing everything they can to

Rowray: Legislation supporting Indiana's small businesses, hospitality industry advances to the Senate

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives voted in support of legislation establishing the Hoosier Hospitality Small Business Restart Grant Program, which would support Indiana's jobs and economy, according to State Rep. Elizabeth Rowray (R-Yorktown). "With the ongoing pandemic, many small businesses are struggling," Rowray

Rep. Eberhart: Legislation supporting Indiana's small businesses, hospitality industry advances to the Senate

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives voted in support of legislation establishing the Hoosier Hospitality Small Business Restart Grant Program, which would support Indiana's jobs and economy, according to State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville). "Hoosier small businesses fuel our local economies, but currently many are

Hancock County lawmakers: Legislation supporting Indiana's small businesses, hospitality industry advances to the Senate

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2021) – The House of Representatives voted in support of legislation establishing the Hoosier Hospitality Small Business Restart Grant Program, which would support Indiana's jobs and economy, according to Hancock County lawmakers. "It's clear our small businesses have been hit hard during the pandemic," said State Rep. Bob

Barrett: Bill to improve public health passes out of key committee

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 2, 2021) – The House Public Health Committee on Monday voted unanimously in support of legislation co-authored by State Rep. Brad Barrett (R-Richmond) that would establish a new public health grant program. Barrett said the program would fund initiatives aimed at addressing the most challenging health issues in Indiana. According to

Ellington: Bill supporting local law enforcement heads to Senate

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

After a unanimous vote by the Indiana House of Representatives this week, legislation co-authored by State Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) supporting local law enforcement now heads to the Senate for consideration.

Heaton: Bill supporting local law enforcement heads to Senate

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, February 3, 2021

After a unanimous vote by the Indiana House of Representatives this week, legislation co-authored by State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) supporting local law enforcement now heads to the Senate for consideration.

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