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Prescott responds to Governor Holcomb's plan to end statewide mask mandate, capacity limits

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Note to the press: Please include the following statement from State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) in your coverage of Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday announcing his plan for moving Indiana forward, which includes ending the statewide mask mandate and capacity limits on businesses in early April: STATEHOUSE (March 24, 2021) – "This is great news for

Huston responds to Governor Holcomb's roadmap for moving forward in fight against COVID-19

Posted by: Erin Wittern  | Tuesday, March 23, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 23, 2021) – "We continue to see the number of cases and deaths drop, with the number of fully vaccinated Hoosiers nearing 1 million. These encouraging facts clear the way for Indiana to responsibly move forward. We are excited about the ending of the statewide mask mandate and capacity limits in early April. It's clear that Indiana is following the data, and listening to the thousands of Hoosiers and businesses who are ready to get back to work or fully reopen."

Payne: New online tool connects Hoosiers to job and career opportunities

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Tuesday, March 23, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 23, 2021) — Hoosiers seeking a better-paying job can use the state's new Hoosier Talent Network website to match to 1 of more than 135,000 job openings, according to State Rep. Zach Payne (R-Charlestown).

Schaibley: Let's continue pushing forward

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Throughout Women's History Month, we reflect and commemorate the legacies of women who came before us and who paved a way for more females to be leaders and have a voice in their communities. While we have made great strides in ensuring women have a seat at the table and in the board room, we can do better. Women bring another perspective to a wide range of issues, and in order to continue honoring those who helped break down barriers, we must step outside our comfort zones and continue pushing forward.

Borders recognizes Terre Haute student at the Statehouse for being named Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, March 23, 2021

State Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) recently honored Terre Haute native Sophie Boyll with a House resolution at the Statehouse for being named an Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star. 

Heaton: New online tool connects Hoosiers to job and career opportunities

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Hoosiers seeking a better-paying job can use the state's new Hoosier Talent Network website to match to 1 of more than 135,000 job openings, according to State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute).

Behning recognizes Decatur Township student at the Statehouse for being named Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Monday, March 22, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 22, 2021) – State Rep. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) at the Statehouse recently honored Decatur Central High School student Elijah Linden with a House resolution for being named an Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star. 

Vermilion: Expanding broadband in our state

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Monday, March 22, 2021

Most Hoosiers adapted to a new lifestyle this year with the help of technology, like working remotely from home, e-learning and even meeting with doctors virtually. Without reliable internet access, these and so many other tasks are challenging – if not impossible. This session, I am supporting legislation to ensure broadband reaches more underserved

Davisson: Investing in our health

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Monday, March 22, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic shined a bright spotlight on America's overall health, with the virus especially having devastating effects on those with underlying health conditions. In Indiana, we recognize that in order to save and protect lives, we need to focus our attention on addressing our serious health challenges. This session, I supported legislation to establish a new grant program to support targeted efforts.

Ledbetter: Hoosiers can now use CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plans for apprenticeship programs

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Monday, March 22, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 22, 2021) – Some apprenticeship programs are now considered qualified expenses for funds saved through the CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plan, according to State Rep. Cindy Ledbetter (R-Newburgh).

Aylesworth: New online tool connects Hoosiers to job & career opportunities

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, March 19, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 19, 2021) – Hoosiers seeking a better-paying job can use the state's new Hoosier Talent Network website to match to 1 of more than 135,000 job openings, according to State Rep. Michael Aylesworth (R-Hebron).

Behning: Help available to complete FAFSA by April 15

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, March 19, 2021

Each year, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to gain access to federal grants, scholarships, loans and more. States, colleges and career schools also use the information provided on the application to award state financial aid to students paying for higher education. Regardless of income level, all students who are planning to attend college or pursue other educational opportunities after high school must submit their FAFSA by the April 15 deadline.

Cook: Bill to fully fund virtual public school students could soon be law

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Friday, March 19, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 19, 2021) – Legislation to fully fund students attending school virtually due to COVID-19 could soon be law, according to State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero). Under current law, public schools receive 85% of tuition support per virtual student, which is defined as a child learning 50% or more of their instruction online.

Gutwein: Be aware of tax season scams

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, March 19, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 19, 2021) – As taxpayers continue to file their 2020 tax returns, State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) urges Hoosiers to be on the lookout for identity thieves and scammers.

May recognizes Bedford student at the Statehouse for being named Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, March 19, 2021

State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) recently honored Bedford native Emma Landstrom with a House resolution at the Statehouse for being named an Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star.

Bill to fully fund virtual public school students could soon be law

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, March 19, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 19, 2021) – Legislation to fully fund students attending school virtually due to COVID-19 could soon be law, according to State Rep. Brad Barrett (R-Richmond). Under current law, public schools receive 85% of tuition support per virtual student, which is defined as a child learning 50% or more of their instruction online. Barrett

Rowray: Bill to fully fund virtual public school students could soon be law

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, March 19, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 19, 2021) – Legislation to fully fund students attending school virtually due to COVID-19 could soon be law, according to State Rep. Elizabeth Rowray (R-Yorktown). Under current law, public schools receive 85% of tuition support per virtual student, which is defined as a child learning 50% or more of their instruction online. Rowray

Ledbetter: Supporting Hoosier entrepreneurs

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, March 19, 2021

During this time of year, Hoosiers are getting ready for area farmers markets, where locally grown or produced products are available for purchase and neighbors have the chance to reconnect. The farmers market season is an exciting time, as many vendors sell their homegrown and homemade goods. Last year, vendors struggled to sell their products because many farmers markets did not operate like normal, and they were not equipped to sell products virtually. Legislation I am working on would support home-based vendors by expanding the number of outlets to sell goods through.

Bill co-sponsored by Prescott to better protect livestock and Hoosiers could soon be law

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, March 18, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 16, 2021) – Legislation co-sponsored by State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) that would strengthen disease-reporting practices in order to better protect livestock and the health of Hoosiers could soon be law. According to Prescott, current law requires a veterinarian, owner, caretaker or custodian of an animal infected with a

Saunders: Free advice available on paying down student loan debt

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, March 18, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 16, 2021) – Hoosiers working to pay down their student loans can receive free financial help to tackle their debt, according to State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville). Saunders said borrowers can work one-on-one with an INvestED counselor during a "Student Loan Checkup" to analyze the types of loans a borrower has along with the

Bill sponsored by Schaibley to improve sexual assault investigations could soon be law

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Thursday, March 18, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 18, 2021) – Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) to improve sexual assault investigations across the state can now be considered by the governor to be signed into law.

Hancock County Lawmakers: New online tool connects Hoosiers to job and career opportunities

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Thursday, March 18, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 18, 2021) – Hoosiers seeking a better-paying job can use the state's new Hoosier Talent Network website to match to 1 of more than 135,000 job openings, according to Hancock County Lawmakers.

Eberhart: New online tool connects Hoosiers to job and career opportunities

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, March 18, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 18, 2021) – Hoosiers seeking a better-paying job can use the state's new Hoosier Talent Network website to match to 1 of more than 135,000 job openings, according to State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville). Eberhart said the Indiana Department of Workforce Development's new online tool located at in.gov/dwd connects individuals

Snow: Free advice available on paying down student loan debt

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, March 17, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 17, 2021) – Hoosiers working to pay down their student loans can receive free financial help to tackle their debt, according to State Rep. Craig Snow (R-Warsaw).

Elkhart County legislators: Free advice available on paying down student loan debt

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, March 17, 2021

 STATEHOUSE (March 17, 2021) – Hoosiers working to pay down their student loans can receive free financial help to tackle their debt, according to Elkhart County lawmakers.

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