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Pressel selected for commission to improve Hoosier Medicaid transportation

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Monday, July 1, 2019

STATEHOUSE (July 1, 2019) – State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) will serve on the Nonemergency Medical Transportation Commission, which will work to improve transportation services for Hoosier Medicaid patients. Pressel sponsored a new law establishing the Nonemergency Medical Transportation Commission to oversee provided transportation

Mayfield’s statement on injunction of dismemberment abortion ban

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Monday, July 1, 2019

Note to the Press: Please include the following statement from State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) in your coverage of the U.S. District Court’s preliminary injunction on House Enrolled Act 1211, authored by Mayfield: STATEHOUSE (July 1, 2019) – “I’m disappointed the judge issued an injunction on a portion of the new law

Davisson: Taking a deep dive into health care issues this summer

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, June 28, 2019

Each summer, state lawmakers use the interim period to prepare for the next legislative session and determine whether or not to pursue new laws based on their findings. These summer study committee are integral to the legislative process and provide opportunities for lawmakers to address a variety of complex issues on behalf of Hoosiers.

Soliday’s bill to bring data centers to Indiana now law

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, June 28, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: Gov. Eric Holcomb (seated, center) signs into law legislation authored by State Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) (seated, left) incentivizing data centers to locate in Indiana Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Soliday said these technology companies invest millions of dollars in local communities and offer high-paying jobs.

Aylesworth’s bill helping counties complete road projects now law

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, June 28, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: Gov. Eric Holcomb (seated, left) signs into law State Rep. Michael Aylesworth’s (R-Hebron) (seated, right) legislation helping counties hire highway engineers and move forward on road projects Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Under the new law, the state will increase its contribution to a county highway engineer’s salary as long as the county’s contribution is equal to or greater than the prior year.

Cherry named to budget, fiscal policy committees

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, June 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) State Rep. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield) was recently selected to serve on the State Budget Committee and the Interim Study Committee on Fiscal Policy.

Eberhart to serve on summer study committee on ag, natural resources

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, June 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Prescott to serve on summer study committee on ag, natural resources

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, June 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) State Rep J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) will serve on two summer study committees, which examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation.

Engleman to serve on key summer study committee

Friday, June 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) will serve as a member of the Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary. 

Cook receives summer study committee assignment

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Friday, June 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) was recently appointed to a serve on the Interim Study Committee on Education.

Goodrich appointed to employment and labor summer study committee

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Friday, June 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) – State Rep. Chuck Goodrich (R-Noblesville) was recently appointed to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Employment and Labor.

Bacon: Proud to be an American

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Friday, June 28, 2019

As we gather with family and friends to celebrate the founding of our nation, let us lay aside our differences and remember what it means to be an American. Independence Day serves as a reminder that our freedom and prosperity are owed to the brave men and women who lay their lives on the line for our country.

Rep. McNamara tours Posey County Jail addition, renovations

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Friday, June 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) – State Rep. Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville) recently toured and spoke with officials at the new Posey County Jail in Mount Vernon.

Frye’s ‘Stop the Bleed’ bill signed into law

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, June 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 27, 2019) — Hoosier schools will now have access to emergency response kits based on legislation authored by State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) signed into law Thursday by the governor.

Zent to serve on key summer study committees

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, June 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 27, 2019) State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) will serve on two summer study committees, which examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation.

Soliday to serve on key study committees

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, June 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 27, 2019) – State Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) will serve on six study committees, which examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation. Soliday will serve as vice chair of the Interim Study Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications, and as co-chair of both the 21st Century Energy Policy

May to serve on courts and judiciary summer study committee

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, June 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 27, 2019) — State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary. Summer study committees examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation. “The committee will be busy over the next few months reviewing requests for additional

Jordan to serve on education summer study committee

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, June 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 27, 2019) – State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) will serve on the Interim Study Committee on Education, which works to improve outcomes for Hoosier students. “Each year, the education committee explores ways to improve the learning experience for Indiana’s students,” Jordan said. “This summer, we will take a

Lucas to serve on two key summer study committees

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, June 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 27, 2019) — State Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) will serve on the Interim Study Committee on Public Policy and the Interim Study Committee on Elections. Summer study committees examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation. “These committees give us a chance as legislators to explore topics that need

Morrison to serve on key summer study committees

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, June 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) — State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) will serve on two summer study committees, which examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation. Morrison will serve as a member of the Interim Study Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications, and on the Interim Study Committee on Elections.

Lehe to serve on agriculture summer study committee

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, June 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 27, 2019) – State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) will serve as the vice chair of the Interim Study Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources. Lehe said summer study committees examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation. During the 2019 legislative session, Lehe co-authored a measure urging for a study

Heaton to serve on financial institutions, insurance study committee

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, June 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 27, 2019) — State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance. Summer study committees examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation. “We’ve been assigned several topics to study, including revisions to the

Burton’s bill protecting property owners signed into law

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 26, 2019) – State Rep. Woody Burton’s (R-Whiteland) legislation protecting property owners from being held accountable for their tenants’ unpaid utility bills was recently ceremonially signed into law by the governor.  

Baird’s legislation helping Hoosier veterans now law

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: Gov. Eric Holcomb (seated, right) ceremonially signs legislation co-authored by State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) (back row, third from right) helping Hoosier veterans involved in the court system Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. House Enrolled Act 1299 better ensures struggling veterans are aware of available

Bosma releases summer study committee appointments

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 25, 2019) ― House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) released the 2019 interim study committee appointments today for members of the Indiana House of Representatives.

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