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Mayfield supports Gov. Holcomb’s infrastructure plan

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, September 4, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 4, 2018) — “Over the past several years, the General Assembly made crucial investments to provide a solid foundation supporting innovative programs that address the state’s current and future infrastructure needs. I look forward to continuing to work with Gov. Holcomb as he adds to state policies so we can further strengthen Indiana’s economy and keep Hoosiers connected.”

Steuerwald: Interim committee to examine issues facing DCS

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, September 4, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 4, 2018) — The Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary will meet Wednesday at the Statehouse to discuss issues related to the Department of Child Services, according to State Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon). Steuerwald, chair of the committee, said legislators will take a closer look at recommendations made by the Child

Bosma supports Gov. Holcomb’s continued focus on strengthening infrastructure

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Tuesday, September 4, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 4, 2018) – “Today’s announcement underscores Gov. Eric Holcomb’s commitment to making our state an attractive destination for workers and businesses alike. I look forward to working with the governor to help build connections for all Hoosiers through supporting strong policies that solidify Indiana’s position as the economic powerhouse of the Midwest.” 

Frye: Infrastructure improvements for our rural communities

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 31, 2018

The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch recently announced 19 rural communities were awarded $10 million in federal grant funding for infrastructure, downtown revitalization and public facilities improvement projects. Greensburg and Napoleon were among those receiving Community Development Block Grants to improve and

Mayfield: Local communities, youth will benefit from new program to combat drug abuse

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Note to the press: Please include the following statement from State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) in your coverage of today’s announcement concerning the partnership between The Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse and Youth First in order to implement drug abuse prevention efforts in Daviess, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, Posey and Warrick

Borders: Sullivan receives $700,000 for wastewater improvement projects

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Monday, August 27, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 27, 2018) — Sullivan recently received a grant for wastewater improvement projects from the U.S. Department of Housing and Rural Development, according to State Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville). Funds are distributed to rural communities through the Community Development Block Grant Program to assist local governments with projects

Karickhoff: Greentown receives $600,000 for stormwater improvement projects

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Monday, August 27, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 27, 2018) — Greentown recently received a grant for stormwater improvement projects from the U.S. Department of Housing and Rural Development, according to State Rep. Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo). Funds are distributed to rural communities through the Community Development Block Grant Program to assist local governments with projects

Borders: Vincennes University secures $2.5 million for renovations

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 22, 2018) – The State Budget Committee recently approved Vincennes University’s $2.5 million funding request for two proposed renovation projects, according to State Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville). “These projects will greatly improve the college experience for Vincennes University students,” Borders said.

Young: Local farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Monday, August 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 20, 2018) — The William O. Canary Farm was recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 120 years, according to State Sen. Greg Walker (R-Columbus) and State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin).

Rep. Frye: Interim committee to examine employment challenges facing military families

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Monday, August 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 20, 2018) — The Interim Study Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs will meet Tuesday at the Statehouse to discuss employment challenges facing military personnel and their spouses who hold occupational licenses, according to State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

Gutwein: Committee to study licensing hurdles facing military families

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Monday, August 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 20, 2018) — The Interim Study Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs will meet Tuesday at the Statehouse to discuss employment challenges facing military personnel and their spouses who hold occupational licenses, according to State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville). Gutwein said the committee, on which he serves, will

Fulton County farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — The Kline-Wagoner Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 142 years, according to area legislators. The Kline-Wagoner Farm, located in Fulton County and in operation since 1876, received a Hoosier Homestead Centennial Award. “Owning and maintaining a farm for over 100 years

Marshall County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards at Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Local family farms were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to area legislators. The Gottschalk Farm, located in Bourbon, has been in operation since 1858 and received both the Centennial and Sesquicentennial Award. “These farmers have spent

Family farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Local family farms were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) and State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica). These farms throughout the area were presented a Hoosier Homestead Centennial Award: The Putt Farm, located in

Bartels: Family farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Local family farms were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more. According to State Rep. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) and State Sens. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) and Mark Messmer (R-Jasper), these farms throughout the area were presented a Hoosier Homestead Award: The Perry

Lindauer: Family farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Local family farms were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more. According to State Rep. Shane Lindauer (R-Jasper) and State Sens. Eric Bassler (R-Washington), Erin Houchin (R-Salem) and Mark Messmer (R-Jasper), these farms throughout the area were presented a Hoosier

Frye: New laws to address Indiana’s opioid crisis

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

Indiana is in the thick of an opioid epidemic, and our southeastern communities are, unfortunately, familiar with the horrible effects of this problem. Lawmakers are working together to enact comprehensive, sustainable solutions to help address this crisis. In an effort to save lives, legislators passed new laws this session to help curb the rising number

Franklin County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Franklin County family farms were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to local legislators.

Local farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — The Hawley-Brookbank Farm was recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 153 years, according to State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) and State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond).

Local farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Local family farms were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to local lawmakers.

Jackson County farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — The M & M Wischmeier Farm were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) and State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown).

Ripley County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Ripley County family farms were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to local legislators.

Decatur County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Decatur County family farms were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to local lawmakers.

Jennings County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Local family farms were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to local lawmakers. 

Harrison County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Local family farms were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem).

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